Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca


Selfreport on single question:

Thinking about your own life and personal circumstances, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1 very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5 neutral
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied

First item in Cummins' 'Personal Well-being Scale' (labels used until 2005)
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBaltatescu & Cummins (2004): study RO Bihor county 2003
TitleSubjective Wellbeing in a Post-Communist Country: Romania's International Wellbeing Index.
Public18+ aged, general public, Bihor County, North-West Romania, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins (2005): study AR 2002
TitlePersonal Well-Being Index (PWI) Manual 29-4-05. Version 3.
PublicAdults, general public, Argentina, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins (2005): study AR 2003
TitlePersonal Well-Being Index (PWI) Manual 29-4-05. Version 3.
PublicAdults, general public, Argentina, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins (2005): study AR 2004
TitlePersonal Well-Being Index (PWI) Manual 29-4-05. Version 3.
PublicAdults, general public, Argentina, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins (2005): study HK 2003
TitlePersonal Well-Being Index (PWI) Manual 29-4-05. Version 3.
PublicAdults, general public, Hong Kong, China, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins (2005): study SK 2003
TitlePersonal Well-Being Index (PWI) Manual 29-4-05. Version 3.
Public18+ aged, general public, Slovakia 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2001): study AU 2001
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 2, Report 1.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2001): study AU 2001 /1
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 2, Report 1.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2001b): study AU 2001
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 2, Report 2. Special Report on Income and Geographic Location.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2002a): study AU 2002
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 3, Report 3.2. The Impact of Personal Relationships and Household Structure on the Wellbeing of Australians.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2002b): study AU 2002
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 4, Report 4.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. 1. Work and Leisure 2. The Impact of 11 September, One Year Later.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003a): study AU 2002
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 5, Report 5.0. The Wellbeing of Autralians: 1. Personal Finances 2. The Impact of the Bali Bombing.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003a): study AU 2003
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 5, Report 5.0. The Wellbeing of Autralians: 1. Personal Finances 2. The Impact of the Bali Bombing.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003b): study AU 2003
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey, Report 8.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Feeling Connected to Australia.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study AU 2001
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003c): study AU 2002
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 6, Report 6.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Impact of the Impending Iraq War.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2003d): study AU 2003
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 7, Report 7.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. The Effect of Work.
Public18+aged, general public, Australia, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004a): study AU 2004
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 10, Report 10.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Health and Body Weight.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004b): study AU 2004
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 12, Report 12.0. Part A: The Report. The Wellbeing of Australians. Job Security.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004b): study AU 2004 /1
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 12, Report 12.0. Part A: The Report. The Wellbeing of Australians. Job Security.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004d): study AU 2003
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Special Report on Cities.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004e): study AU 2001
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 11, Report 11.0. Part A: The Report. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Financial Debt.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004e): study AU 2002
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 11, Report 11.0. Part A: The Report. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Financial Debt.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004e): study AU 2002 /1
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 11, Report 11.0. Part A: The Report. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Financial Debt.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004e): study AU 2003
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 11, Report 11.0. Part A: The Report. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Financial Debt.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004e): study AU 2003 /1
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 11, Report 11.0. Part A: The Report. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Financial Debt.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004e): study AU 2003 /2
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 11, Report 11.0. Part A: The Report. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Financial Debt.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004e): study AU 2003 /3
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 11, Report 11.0. Part A: The Report. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Financial Debt.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004e): study AU 2004
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 11, Report 11.0. Part A: The Report. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Financial Debt.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004e): study AU 2004 /1
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 11, Report 11.0. Part A: The Report. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Financial Debt.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2004e): study AU 2004 /2
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index. Survey 11, Report 11.0. Part A: The Report. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Financial Debt.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2005): study AU 2001
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Report 12.1. Special report on City and Country Living.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2005b): study AU 2004
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 14, Report 14.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Relationships.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2005b): study AU 2005
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 14, Report 14.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Relationships.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins et al. (2005b): study AU 2005 /1
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 14, Report 14.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Relationships.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceDavern et al. (2007): study AU 2002
TitleSubjective Wellbeing as an Affective-Cognitive Construct.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2002
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGibson (2005): study AU 2006
TitleThe Australian Survey of Social Attitudes, 2003.
Public15+ aged, general public, Australia, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceLau et al. (2004): study AU 2002
TitleAn Investigation into the Cross-Cultural Equivalence of the Personal Well-Being Index.
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLau et al. (2004): study HK 2002
TitleAn Investigation into the Cross-Cultural Equivalence of the Personal Well-Being Index.
Public18+ aged, general public, Hong Kong, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWills (2006): study CO Bogotá 2006
TitlePersonal Well Being Index-Adults for Bogotá- Colombia, March 2006.
PublicAdults, general public, City of Bogotá, Colombia, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes