Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a


Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole right now?
0 very dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied

Combined with score on the same question rated on scale 1-10
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, nt numeric scales transformed to same range Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceClark & Etile (2009): study DE 2002
TitleHappy House: spousal Weight and individual Well-being.
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2002,2004,2006
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHagerty & Veenhoven (2003): study ZZ World samples 1972
TitleWealth and Happiness Revisited. Growing National Income Does Go with Greater Happiness.
PublicAdutl general population in 21 nations, 1972-1996
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes