Happiness measure, code: M-CO-c-mq-*-10-a

Selfreport on 3 questions

A: All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you overall with your life as a whole these days?
1 dissatisfied
10 satisfied

B: Here is a picture of a ladder. The '10' at the top of the ladder means the best possible life you can imagine. The '0' at the bottom of the ladder means the worst possible life you can imagine. On which place of the ladder is your life as a whole? Please mark the number that best corresponds with how you feel about your life now.
10 best possible
0 the worst life I can imagine

C: Taking all together, how happy would you say you are:
4 very happy
3 quite happy
2 not very happy
1 not at all happy

Computation: transformed to z-scores and added up
Focus, M-CO Mixed: Contentment + Overall
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, mq multiple questions
Scale type, * Different rating scales combined Range = 10
Used in studies
ReferenceDelhey & Kroll (2012): study ZZ OECD member states 2008
TitleA " Happiness Test" for the New Measures of the National Well-Being: How much Better than GDP are They?
Public18+ aged, general public, OECD member states, 2008
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes