Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-a


Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life in general? Indicate your satisfaction by giving a number between 0 and 10, where 0 means 'completely dissatisfied' and 10 'completely satisfied'. So, the more satisfied you are the higher the number.
0 completely unsatisfied
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10 completely satisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBartolini et al. (2010): study DE 1988
TitlePredicting the Trend of Well-Being in Germany: How much Do Comparisons, Adaptation and Sociability Matter.
Public14+ aged, Germany, 1988 - 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceElchardus & Smits (2007): study BE 2006
TitleHet Grootste Geluk.( The Greatest Happiness).
Public18+ aged, general public, Belgium, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLalive & Stutzer (2010): study CH 2000
TitleApproval of Equal Rights and Gender Differences in Well-Being.
PublicSalaried workers, Switzerland, 2000-2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSaris et al. (1996): study RU 1991
TitleA Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe.
Public16+ aged, general public, Russia, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no