Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-c


Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life-as-whole these days.....?
1 least satisfied
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10 most satisfied
  
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, n numeric scale Range = 10
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceStevenson & Wolfers (2008): study ZZ World samples 1981
TitleEconomic Growth and Subjective Well-being: Reassessing the Easterlin Paradox.
Public18+ aged general public, 61 nations, 1981-2004
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes