Happiness measure, code: O-HL-g-sq-v-5-ca

Selfreport on single question

On a scale of one to five, where one is very happy and five is very unhappy, in general how happy would you say you are?
5 very happy
4 happy
3 neither happy nor unhappy
2 unhappy
1 very unhappy
- don't know
- no answer

Numerical scale reversed
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
Used in studies
Reference~Statistics New Zealand (2014): study NZ 2004
TitleNew Zeals General Social Survey
Public15+ aged, general public, New Zealand, 2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no