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

Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life?

I want you to pick a number between 0 and 10 that indicates your level of satisfaction. The more satisfied you are, the higher the number you should pick. The less satisfied you are, the lower the number.

This item is at the end of a list of identical questions about satisfaction in specific domains of life: home, employment opportunities, financial situation, safety, neighborhood, health and free time
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 11
Used in studies
ReferenceAmbrey et al. (2013): study AU Queensland 2000
TitleEstimating the Cost of Air Pollution in South East Queensland: An Application of the Life Satisfaction Non-Market Valuation Approach.
Public+45 aged general public, South East Queensland, Australia, 2000-2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceBooth & VanOurs (2009): study AU 2001
TitleHours of Work and Gender Identity: Does Part-time Work Make the Family Happier?
PublicCouples, Australia, followed 4 years 2001-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceDrenth et al. (1983): study NL 1981 /1
TitleThe Meaning of Working. Results of a Survey on a National Sample and Ten Specific Target Groups in tghe Netherlands: A source Book.
PublicEmployed, unemployed and retired people, Netherlands, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
ReferenceHeadey et al. (1995): study HU 1992
TitlePolitical Legitimicy versus Economic Imperatives in System Transformation: Hungary and East Germany 1990 - 93.
Public16+ aged, general public, Hungary 1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes