Happiness measure, code: O-HL-g-sq-v-7-ab


Selfreport on single question:

If you were to consider your life in general, how happy of unhappy would you say you are, on the whole?
7 completely happy
6 very happy
5 fairly happy
4 neither happy nor unhappy
3 fairly unhappy
2 very unhappy
1 completely unhappy
- can't choose
- no answer
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBotha et al. (2018): study ZA 2012
TitleHappiness, Socioeconomic Status, and Family Functioning in South African Households: a Structural Equation Modelling Approach
Public16+ aged general public, South Africa, 2012
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes