Happiness measure, code: O-HL-c-sq-v-4-f


Selfreport on single question:

If you were to consider your life in general these days, how happy or unhappy would you say you are, on the whole...?
4 very happy
3 fairly happy
2 not very happy
1 not at all happy
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBlanchflower & Oswald (2004): study DE East Germany 1991
TitleWell-Being over Time in Britain and the USA.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceBlanchflower & Oswald (2004): study DE West Germany 1991
TitleWell-Being over Time in Britain and the USA.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, West-Germany region, Germany, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceBlanchflower & Oswald (2004): study GB 1991
TitleWell-Being over Time in Britain and the USA.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United Kingdom, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceBlanchflower & Oswald (2004): study GB Northern Ireland 1991
TitleWell-Being over Time in Britain and the USA.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United Kingdom, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceBlanchflower & Oswald (2004): study HU 1991
TitleWell-Being over Time in Britain and the USA.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Hungary, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceBlanchflower & Oswald (2004): study IE 1991
TitleWell-Being over Time in Britain and the USA.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Ireland, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceBlanchflower & Oswald (2004): study IL 1991
TitleWell-Being over Time in Britain and the USA.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Israel, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceBlanchflower & Oswald (2004): study IT 1991
TitleWell-Being over Time in Britain and the USA.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Italy, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceBlanchflower & Oswald (2004): study NO 1991
TitleWell-Being over Time in Britain and the USA.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Norway, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceBlanchflower & Oswald (2004): study NZ 1991
TitleWell-Being over Time in Britain and the USA.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, New Zealand, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceBlanchflower & Oswald (2004): study SI 1991
TitleWell-Being over Time in Britain and the USA.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Slovenia, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCantril (1951): study CA 1946
TitlePublic Opinion 1935-1946.
Public16+ aged, general public, Canada, 1946
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCantril (1951): study FR 1946
TitlePublic Opinion 1935-1946.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, France, 1946
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCantril (1951): study GB 1946 /1
TitlePublic Opinion 1935-1946.
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United Kingdom, 1946
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCantril (1951): study US 1946
TitlePublic Opinion 1935-1946.
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1946
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceDeVoe & Pfeffer (2009): study US 2002
TitleWhen Is Happiness About How Much You Earn? The Effect of Hourly Payment on the Money-Happiness Connection.
PublicWorking people, USA, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceFerre (2008): study UY 2007
TitleQuality of Life in Montevideo.
Public18+ aged, general public, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
Reference~General Social Survey (0): study US 1991 /1
TitleUS General Social Survey: Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United States, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~General Social Survey (0): study US 1998 /1
TitleUS General Social Survey: Website
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~General Social Survey (0): study US 2002 /1
TitleUS General Social Survey: Website
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2002): study UY 2007
TitleFinal Source Questionnaire for ISSP Family 2002. International Social Survey Programme.
Public17+ aged, general public, Uruguay, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study AR 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Argentina, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study AT 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Austria, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study AU 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study BE 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18-85 aged, general public, Belgium, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study BG 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Bulgaria, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study CH 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study CL 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Chile , 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study CY 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Cyprus, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study CZ 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18-79 aged, general public, Czech Republic, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study DE East Germany 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, East Germany, Germany, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study DE West Germany 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, West Germany, Germany, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study DO 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Dominican Republic, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study FI 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public15-74 aged, general public, Finland, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study FR 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, France, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study GB 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study HR 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Croatia, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study HU 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Hungary, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study IE 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study IL 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Israel, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study JP 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public16+ aged, general public, Japan, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study KR 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Korea (South), 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study LV 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18-74 aged, general public, Latvia, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study MX 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Mexico, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study NO 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public19+ aged, general public, Norway, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study NZ 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, New Zealand, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study PH 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Philippines, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study PL 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Poland, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study RU 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public16+ aged, general public, Russia, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study SE 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18-79 aged, general public, Sweden, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study SI 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study SK 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Slovakia, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study TW 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Taiwan, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study US 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, United States of America, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study ZA 2007
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Polish GSS (0): study PL 1992
Title
Public16+ aged, general public, Poland, 1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Polish GSS (0): study PL 1993
Title
Public16+ aged, general public, Poland, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2008
TitleSouth African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) website
Public16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2000): study TR 1990
TitleAggregated data file waves 1+2+3
Public18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2000): study TR 1996
TitleAggregated data file waves 1+2+3
Public16+ aged, general public, Turkey, 1996
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~World Values Survey (2004): study TR 2000
TitleAggregated Datafile European Values Survey 1999 and World Values Survey 2000. File name: WVSEVS_sb_v4.sav, 2004
Public18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no