Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-h-sq-v-4-a

Selfreport on single question

Would you say that in general you are .. with your life so far
4 very satisfied
3 fairly satisfied
2 a little dissatisfied
1 quite dissatisfied
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, h hitherto
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 4
Used in studies
ReferenceAtkinson (1979): study CA 1968
TitleTrends in Life Satisfaction among Canadians, 1968-1977.
Public18+ aged, general public, Canada, 1968
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes