Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-l-10-a


Self report on single question:

Taking all together, how satisfied are you currently with your life as a whole? Please indicate on this ladder. 1 means 'not satisfied at all' and 10 completely 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, l ladder scale Range = 10
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBjornskov (2006a): study ZZ 1995
TitleIdeological Interpretation of Easterlin's Income-Happiness Paradox: A Warning.
Public18+ aged, general public, 67 nations, 1995-2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceInglehart (1994): study ZZ 1990
TitleModernization and Postmodernization: The Changing Relationship between Economic Development, Cultural Change and Political Change.
Public18+ aged, general public, 43 nations, 1990-1991
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSuh et al. (1998): study ZZ 1990
TitleThe Shifting Basis of Life Satisfaction Judgments across Cultures: Emotions versus Norms.
Public16+ aged, general public, 43 nations 1990-93
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes