Happiness measure, code: O-HL-g-sq-v-3-f


Selfreport on single question:

In general, how happy would you say you are.....?
3 very happy
2 fairly happy
1 not very happy
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 3
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceEasterlin (1974): study FR 1965
TitleDoes Economic Growth Improve the Human Lot? Some Empirical Evidence.
Public18+ aged, general public, France, 1965
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceEasterlin (1974): study GB 1965
TitleDoes Economic Growth Improve the Human Lot? Some Empirical Evidence.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United Kingdom, 1965
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceEasterlin (1974): study IT 1965
TitleDoes Economic Growth Improve the Human Lot? Some Empirical Evidence.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Italy, 1965
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceEasterlin (1974): study MY 1965
TitleDoes Economic Growth Improve the Human Lot? Some Empirical Evidence.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Malaysia, 1965
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceEasterlin (1974): study TH 1965
TitleDoes Economic Growth Improve the Human Lot? Some Empirical Evidence.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Thailand, 1965
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Gallup (2008): study US 1957
TitleGallup Brain: Archive of Gallup polls since 1935
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United States, 1957
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no