Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-na


Selfreport on single question

Now taking everything into account, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life these days?
5 very satisfied
4 satisfied
3 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2 dissatisfied
1 very dissatisfied
- don't know
- no answers

Numerical scale reversed
  
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, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBecker & Vink (1984): study NL 1982
TitleWerkelozen, Arbeidsongeschikten en Werkenden Vergeleken. ( A Comparison between the Unemployed, Disabled Workers and the Employed).
Public18-64 aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1982
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGraham et al. (2004): study RU 1995
TitleDoes Happiness Pay? An Exploration Based on Panel Data from Russia.
Public10+ aged, general public, Russia, 1995-2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
Reference~GESIS (2007): study DE East Germany 1990
TitleLebenszufriedenheit. Ein Auszug aus dem Datenbestand des GESIS-Archivs. (Life Satisfaction. Abstract from the GESIS Database).
PublicAdullts, general public,urban areas, Germany, 1990
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GESIS (2007): study DE East Germany 1991
TitleLebenszufriedenheit. Ein Auszug aus dem Datenbestand des GESIS-Archivs. (Life Satisfaction. Abstract from the GESIS Database).
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GESIS (2007): study DE East Germany 1992
TitleLebenszufriedenheit. Ein Auszug aus dem Datenbestand des GESIS-Archivs. (Life Satisfaction. Abstract from the GESIS Database).
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GESIS (2007): study DE East Germany 1993
TitleLebenszufriedenheit. Ein Auszug aus dem Datenbestand des GESIS-Archivs. (Life Satisfaction. Abstract from the GESIS Database).
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~GESIS (2007): study DE East Germany 1996
TitleLebenszufriedenheit. Ein Auszug aus dem Datenbestand des GESIS-Archivs. (Life Satisfaction. Abstract from the GESIS Database).
Public18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1996
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~Statistics New Zealand (2014): study NZ 2004
TitleNew Zeals General Social Survey
Public15+ aged, general public, New Zealand, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no