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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-e
Focus:
Contentment: Best-Worst possible life (C-BW)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
ladder scale (l)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Self report on single question:

Here is a picture of a ladder. The top of the ladder '10' represents the best possible life for you and the bottom '0' is the worst possible life for you. In general , where on the ladder do you feel you stand at the moment? Tick the box next to the number that best describes where you stand
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Currie et al. (2004): study ZZ Developed nations 2001 11,13 and 15 aged, school children, 33 countries and regions, 2001 N = 162306
Currie et al. (2008): study ZZ Developed nations 2005 11,13 and 15 aged, school children, 41 countries and regions, 2005-2006 N = 204534
Naess et al. (2007): study NO 2005 16+ aged epilepsia patients, Norway, 2005-09 N = 597
Simoes et al. (2009): study PT 2001 Adolescents, Portugal, 2001-02 N = 6109
Vieno et al. (2009): study IT Veneto 2006 10-18 aged general public, Vieno: Italy, 2006 N = 6744
Mean
= 7.400
SD
= 1.790
HBSC (2002): study AT 2001 Teens, adolescents, Austria, 2001 N = 4410
Mean
= 7.950
SD
= 1.873
HBSC (2002): study CA 2001 Teens, adolescents, Canada, 2001 N = 4295
Mean
= 7.560
SD
= 1.882
HBSC (2002): study CH 2001 Teens, adolescents, Switzerland, 2001 N = 4646
Mean
= 7.817
SD
= 1.714
HBSC (2002): study CZ 2001 Teens, adolescents, Czech Republic, 2001 N = 4974
Mean
= 7.444
SD
= 1.889
HBSC (2002): study DK 2001 Teens, adolescents, Denmark, 2001 N = 4618
Mean
= 7.715
SD
= 1.797
HBSC (2002): study DE 2001 /1 Teens, adolescents, Germany, 2001 N = 5464
Mean
= 7.524
SD
= 1.821
HBSC (2002): study EE 2001 /1 Teens, adolescents, Estonia, 2001 N = 3968
Mean
= 7.171
SD
= 1.978
HBSC (2002): study GB 2001 Teens, adolescents, United Kingdom, 2001 N = 5551
Mean
= 7.293
SD
= 1.803
HBSC (2002): study ES 2001 Teens, adolescents, Spain, 2001 N = 5707
Mean
= 7.683
SD
= 1.813
HBSC (2002): study FI 2001 Teens, adolescents, Finland, 2001 N = 5287
Mean
= 7.953
SD
= 1.565
HBSC (2002): study FR 2001 Teens, adolescents, France, 2001 N = 8051
Mean
= 7.573
SD
= 1.889
HBSC (2002): study GL 2001 Teens, adolescents, Austria, 2001 N = 864
Mean
= 7.473
SD
= 2.165
HBSC (2002): study HR 2001 Teens, adolescents, Croatia, 2001 N = 4348
Mean
= 7.489
SD
= 2.043
HBSC (2002): study HU 2001 Teens, adolescents, Hungary, 2001 N = 4076
Mean
= 7.563
SD
= 1.833
HBSC (2002): study IE 2001 Teens, adolescents, Ireland, 2001 N = 2837
Mean
= 7.612
SD
= 1.898
HBSC (2002): study IL 2001 Teens, adolescents, Israel, 2001 N = 5458
Mean
= 8.038
SD
= 1.881
HBSC (2002): study IT 2001 Teens, adolescents, Italy, 2001 N = 4342
Mean
= 7.435
SD
= 1.935
HBSC (2002): study LT 2001 Teens, adolescents, Lithuania, 2001 N = 5417
Mean
= 7.057
SD
= 2.077
HBSC (2002): study LV 2001 Teens, adolescents, Latvia, 2001 N = 3381
Mean
= 7.013
SD
= 1.920
HBSC (2002): study MK 2001 Teens, adolescents, Macedonia, 2001 N = 4130
Mean
= 8.457
SD
= 1.880
HBSC (2002): study NL 2001 Teens, adolescents, Netherlands, 2001 N = 4213
Mean
= 8.140
SD
= 1.558
HBSC (2002): study NO 2001 Teens, adolescents, Norway, 2001 N = 4956
Mean
= 7.463
SD
= 1.959
HBSC (2002): study PL 2001 Teens, adolescents, Poland, 2001 N = 6241
Mean
= 7.346
SD
= 2.098
HBSC (2002): study PT 2001 Teens, adolescents, Portugal, 2001 N = 2862
Mean
= 7.397
SD
= 1.898
HBSC (2002): study RU 2001 Teens, adolescents, Russia, 2001 N = 8031
Mean
= 7.103
SD
= 2.079
HBSC (2002): study GB Scotland 2001 Teens, adolescents, Scotland, United Kingdom, 2001 N = 4378
Mean
= 7.662
SD
= 1.843
HBSC (2002): study SE 2001 Teens, adolescents, Austria, 2001 N = 3877
Mean
= 7.597
SD
= 1.870
HBSC (2002): study SI 2001 Teens, adolescents, Slovenia, 2001 N = 3861
Mean
= 7.650
SD
= 1.851
HBSC (2002): study UA 2001 Teens, adolescents, Ukraine, 2001 N = 4047
Mean
= 6.940
SD
= 2.099
HBSC (2002): study US 2001 Teens, adolescents, United States, 2001 N = 4965
Mean
= 7.477
SD
= 2.000
HBSC (2002): study GB Wales 2001 Teens, adolescents, Wales, United Kingdom, 2001 N = 3827
Mean
= 7.370
SD
= 1.782
HBSC (2005): study AT 2005 Teens, adolescents, Austria, 2005 N = 4792
Mean
= 7.834
SD
= 1.877
HBSC (2005): study BE 2005 Teens, adolescents, Belgium, Flanders, 2005 N = 4241
Mean
= 7.696
SD
= 1.684
HBSC (2005): study BG 2005 Teens, adolescents, Bulgaria, 2005 N = 4812
Mean
= 7.507
SD
= 2.007
HBSC (2005): study CA 2005 Teens, adolescents, Canada, 2005 N = 5875
Mean
= 7.419
SD
= 1.826
HBSC (2005): study CH 2005 Teens, adolescents, Switzerland, 2005 N = 4464
Mean
= 7.779
SD
= 1.804
HBSC (2005): study CZ 2005 Teens, adolescents, Czech Republic, 2005 N = 4699
Mean
= 7.285
SD
= 1.880
HBSC (2005): study DE 2005 Teens, adolescents, Germany, 2005 N = 7156
Mean
= 7.328
SD
= 1.950
HBSC (2005): study DK 2005 Teens, adolescents, Denmark, 2005 N = 5665
Mean
= 7.812
SD
= 1.678
HBSC (2005): study EE 2005 Teens, adolescents, Estonia, 2005 N = 4457
Mean
= 7.646
SD
= 1.931
HBSC (2005): study GB 2005 Teens, adolescents, United Kingdom, 2005 N = 4728
Mean
= 7.521
SD
= 1.891
HBSC (2005): study ES 2005 Teens, adolescents, Spain, 2005 N = 8608
Mean
= 8.054
SD
= 1.735
HBSC (2005): study FI 2005 Teens, adolescents, Finland, 2005 N = 5173
Mean
= 7.936
SD
= 1.570
HBSC (2005): study FR 2005 Teens, adolescents, France, 2005 N = 7099
Mean
= 7.479
SD
= 1.937
HBSC (2005): study GL 2005 Teens, adolescents, Greenland, 2005 N = 1264
Mean
= 7.839
SD
= 2.069
HBSC (2005): study GR 2005 Teens, adolescents, Greece, 2005 N = 3656
Mean
= 8.018
SD
= 1.781
HBSC (2005): study HR 2005 Teens, adolescents, Croatia, 2005 N = 4950
Mean
= 7.333
SD
= 2.002
HBSC (2005): study HU 2005 Teens, adolescents, Hungary, 2005 N = 3435
Mean
= 7.262
SD
= 1.886
HBSC (2005): study IE 2005 Teens, adolescents, Ireland, 2005 N = 4809
Mean
= 7.720
SD
= 1.884
HBSC (2005): study IL 2005 Teens, adolescents, Israel, 2005 N = 4618
Mean
= 8.085
SD
= 2.076
HBSC (2005): study IS 2005 Teens, adolescents, Iceland, 2005 N = 9327
Mean
= 7.799
SD
= 1.854
HBSC (2005): study IT 2005 Teens, adolescents, Italy, 2005 N = 3922
Mean
= 7.517
SD
= 2.005
HBSC (2005): study LT 2005 Teens, adolescents, Lithuania, 2005 N = 5587
Mean
= 7.308
SD
= 2.123
HBSC (2005): study LU 2005 Teens, adolescents, Luxembourg, 2005 N = 4288
Mean
= 7.484
SD
= 1.915
HBSC (2005): study LV 2005 Teens, adolescents, Latvia, 2005 N = 4190
Mean
= 6.937
SD
= 1.792
HBSC (2005): study MK 2005 Teens, adolescents, Macedonia, 2005 N = 5225
Mean
= 8.203
SD
= 2.038
HBSC (2005): study NL 2005 Teens, adolescents, Netherlands, 2005 N = 4252
Mean
= 7.886
SD
= 1.563
HBSC (2005): study NO 2005 Teens, adolescents, Norway, 2005 N = 4577
Mean
= 7.867
SD
= 1.829
HBSC (2005): study PL 2005 Teens, adolescents, Poland, 2005 N = 5442
Mean
= 7.301
SD
= 1.955
HBSC (2005): study PT 2005 Teens, adolescents, Portugal, 2005 N = 3881
Mean
= 7.397
SD
= 1.871
HBSC (2005): study RO 2005 Teens, adolescents, Romania, 2005 N = 4651
Mean
= 7.721
SD
= 1.996
HBSC (2005): study RU 2005 Teens, adolescents, Russia, 2005 N = 7992
Mean
= 7.280
SD
= 2.154
HBSC (2005): study GB Scotland 2005 Teens, adolescents, Scotland, United Kingdom, 2005 N = 6118
Mean
= 7.457
SD
= 1.884
HBSC (2005): study SE 2005 Teens, adolescents, Sweden, 2005 N = 4351
Mean
= 7.811
SD
= 1.914
HBSC (2005): study SI 2005 Teens, adolescents, Spain, 2005 N = 5025
Mean
= 7.527
SD
= 1.830
HBSC (2005): study SK 2005 Teens, adolescents, Slovakia, 2005 N = 5025
Mean
= 7.788
SD
= 2.134
HBSC (2005): study TR 2005 Teens, adolescents, Turkey, 2005 N = 5478
Mean
= 6.744
SD
= 2.272
HBSC (2005): study UA 2005 Teens, adolescents, Ukraine, 2005 N = 4919
Mean
= 7.232
SD
= 1.950
HBSC (2005): study US 2005 Teens, adolescents, United States, 2005 N = 3832
Mean
= 7.434
SD
= 1.893
HBSC (2005): study GB Wales 2005 Teens, adolescents, Wales, United Kingdom, 2005 N = 4276
Mean
= 7.127
SD
= 1.909
HBSC (2009): study AM 2009 Teens, adolescents, Armenia, 2009 N = 2545
Mean
= 8.523
SD
= 1.936
HBSC (2009): study AT 2009 Teens, adolescents, Austria, 2009 N = 4937
Mean
= 7.583
SD
= 1.922
HBSC (2009): study BE 2009 Teens, adolescents, Belgium, Flanders, 2009 N = 4112
Mean
= 7.642
SD
= 1.628
HBSC (2009): study BE 2009 /1 Teens, adolescents, Belgium, Wallonia, 2009 N = 3824
Mean
= 7.542
SD
= 1.988
HBSC (2009): study BE 2009 /2 Teens, adolescents, Belgium, 2009 N = 7936
Mean
= 7.588
SD
= 1.814
HBSC (2009): study CA 2009 Teens, adolescents, Canada, 2009 N = 15302
Mean
= 7.340
SD
= 1.923
HBSC (2009): study CH 2009 Teens, adolescents, Switzerland, 2009 N = 6537
Mean
= 7.701
SD
= 1.845
HBSC (2009): study CZ 2009 Teens, adolescents, Czech Republic, 2009 N = 4271
Mean
= 7.506
SD
= 1.842
HBSC (2009): study DE 2009 Teens, adolescents, Germany, 2009 N = 4951
Mean
= 7.406
SD
= 1.854
HBSC (2009): study DK 2009 Teens, adolescents, Denmark, 2009 N = 4270
Mean
= 7.538
SD
= 1.802
HBSC (2009): study EE 2009 Teens, adolescents, Estonia, 2009 N = 4216
Mean
= 7.672
SD
= 1.788
HBSC (2009): study GB 2009 Teens, adolescents, Estonia, 2009 N = 3419
Mean
= 7.399
SD
= 1.780
HBSC (2009): study ES 2009 Teens, adolescents, Spain, 2009 N = 4883
Mean
= 7.966
SD
= 1.902
HBSC (2009): study FI 2009 Teens, adolescents, Finland, 2009 N = 6657
Mean
= 8.567
SD
= 1.593
HBSC (2009): study FR 2009 Teens, adolescents, France, 2009 N = 6073
Mean
= 7.539
SD
= 1.877
HBSC (2009): study GL 2009 Teens, adolescents, Greenland, 2009 N = 1074
Mean
= 7.897
SD
= 2.035
HBSC (2009): study GR 2009 Teens, adolescents, Greece, 2009 N = 4890
Mean
= 7.854
SD
= 1.760
HBSC (2009): study HR 2009 Teens, adolescents, Croatia, 2009 N = 6224
Mean
= 7.538
SD
= 1.833
HBSC (2009): study HU 2009 Teens, adolescents, Hungary, 2009 N = 4795
Mean
= 7.414
SD
= 1.866
HBSC (2009): study IE 2009 Teens, adolescents, Germany, 2009 N = 4714
Mean
= 7.597
SD
= 1.912
HBSC (2009): study IL 2009 Teens, adolescents, Israel, 2009 N = 3704
Mean
= 7.977
SD
= 2.152
HBSC (2009): study IS 2009 Teens, adolescents, Iceland, 2009 N = 10937
Mean
= 7.975
SD
= 1.800
HBSC (2009): study IT 2009 Teens, adolescents, Italy, 2009 N = 4794
Mean
= 7.534
SD
= 1.932
HBSC (2009): study LT 2009 Teens, adolescents, Lithuania, 2009 N = 5262
Mean
= 7.558
SD
= 2.159
HBSC (2009): study LU 2009 Teens, adolescents, Luxembourg, 2009 N = 4078
Mean
= 7.654
SD
= 1.893
HBSC (2009): study LV 2009 Teens, adolescents, Latvia, 2009 N = 4178
Mean
= 7.338
SD
= 1.796
HBSC (2009): study MK 2009 Teens, adolescents, Macedonia, 2009 N = 3732
Mean
= 8.131
SD
= 2.124
HBSC (2009): study NL 2009 Teens, adolescents, Netherlands, 2009 N = 4517
Mean
= 7.986
SD
= 1.494
HBSC (2009): study NO 2009 Teens, adolescents, Norway, 2009 N = 4223
Mean
= 7.783
SD
= 1.877
HBSC (2009): study PL 2009 Teens, adolescents, Poland, 2009 N = 4188
Mean
= 7.222
SD
= 2.063
HBSC (2009): study PT 2009 Teens, adolescents, Portugal, 2009 N = 3947
Mean
= 7.488
SD
= 1.823
HBSC (2009): study RO 2009 Teens, adolescents, Romania, 2009 N = 5284
Mean
= 7.572
SD
= 2.077
HBSC (2009): study RU 2009 Teens, adolescents, Russia, 2009 N = 4919
Mean
= 7.512
SD
= 2.037
HBSC (2009): study GB Scotland 2009 Teens, adolescents, Scotland, United Kingdom, 2009 N = 6710
Mean
= 7.658
SD
= 1.801
HBSC (2009): study SE 2009 Teens, adolescents, Sweden, 2009 N = 6457
Mean
= 7.716
SD
= 1.890
HBSC (2009): study SI 2009 Teens, adolescents, Slovenia, 2009 N = 5357
Mean
= 7.670
SD
= 1.798
HBSC (2009): study SK 2009 Teens, adolescents, Slovakia, 2009 N = 5270
Mean
= 7.459
SD
= 1.969
HBSC (2009): study TR 2009 Teens, adolescents, Turkey, 2009 N = 5383
Mean
= 6.643
SD
= 2.399
HBSC (2009): study UA 2009 Teens, adolescents, Ukraine, 2009 N = 5670
Mean
= 7.212
SD
= 2.027
HBSC (2009): study US 2009 Teens, adolescents, United States, 2009 N = 6172
Mean
= 7.522
SD
= 1.938
HBSC (2009): study GB Wales 2009 Teens, adolescents, Wales, United Kingdom, 2009 N = 5188
Mean
= 7.353
SD
= 1.949
HBSC (2002): study GB 2001 /1 Teens, adolescents, United Kingdom, 2001 N = 13756
Mean
= 7.430
SD
= 1.816
HBSC (2005): study GB 2005 /1 Teens, adolescents, United Kingdom, 2009 N = 15122
Mean
= 7.381
SD
= 1.910
HBSC (2009): study GB 2009 /1 Teens, adolescents, United Kingdom, 2009 N = 15317
Mean
= 7.495
SD
= 1.857
OECD (2017): study TN 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Tunisia, 2017 N = 5375
Mean
= 6.900
SD
= 2.890
Neumeier et al. (2017): study ZZ 2014 Employees, multiple countries, 2014 N = 303
Mean
= 8.050
VandeGrift et al. (2017): study ZZ Western Europe 2013 Transgenders on hormonal therapy and after gender affirming surgery, 4-7 years after first contact with gender clinic, Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, 2013. N = 136
Mean
= 6.960
Inchley et al. (2020): study AL 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Albania, 2018 N = 1708
Mean
= 8.090
Inchley et al. (2020): study AM 2017 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Armenia, 2017 N = 4717
Mean
= 8.340
Inchley et al. (2020): study AT 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Austria, 2018 N = 4098
Mean
= 7.750
Inchley et al. (2020): study AZ 2017 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Azerbaijan, 2017 N = 4586
Mean
= 8.380
Inchley et al. (2020): study BE Flanders 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Belgium-Flanders, 2018 N = 4333
Mean
= 7.810
Inchley et al. (2020): study BE Walonie 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Belgium -Walonie, 2018 N = 3982
Mean
= 7.690
Inchley et al. (2020): study BG 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years,Bulgaria, 2018 N = 4548
Mean
= 7.830
Inchley et al. (2020): study HR 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Croatia, 2018 N = 5169
Mean
= 8.090
Inchley et al. (2020): study CZ 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Czech Republic, 2018 N = 11564
Mean
= 7.780
Inchley et al. (2020): study CA 2017 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Canada, 2017 N = 12794
Mean
= 7.320
Inchley et al. (2020): study DK 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Denmark, 2018 N = 3181
Mean
= 7.680
Inchley et al. (2020): study GB England 2017 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, England, 2017 N = 3372
Mean
= 7.460
Inchley et al. (2020): study EE 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Estonia, 2018 N = 4706
Mean
= 7.720
Inchley et al. (2020): study FI 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Finland, 2018 N = 3140
Mean
= 7.820
Inchley et al. (2020): study FR 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, France, 2018 N = 9106
Mean
= 7.650
Inchley et al. (2020): study GE 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Georgia, 2018 N = 4235
Mean
= 7.990
Inchley et al. (2020): study DE 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Germany, 2018 N = 4314
Mean
= 7.700
Inchley et al. (2020): study GR 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Greece, 2018 N = 3845
Mean
= 7.530
Inchley et al. (2020): study GL 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Greenland, 2018 N = 1234
Mean
= 7.900
Inchley et al. (2020): study HU 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Hungary, 2018 N = 3772
Mean
= 7.570
Inchley et al. (2020): study IS 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Iceland, 2018 N = 6983
Mean
= 7.620
Inchley et al. (2020): study IE 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Ireland, 2018 N = 3805
Mean
= 7.540
Inchley et al. (2020): study IT 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Italy, 2018 N = 4122
Mean
= 7.590
Inchley et al. (2020): study KZ 2017 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Kazakhstan, 2017 N = 4849
Mean
= 8.540
Inchley et al. (2020): study LV 2017 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Latvia, 2017 N = 4396
Mean
= 7.400
Inchley et al. (2020): study LT 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Lithuania, 2018 N = 3781
Mean
= 7.920
Inchley et al. (2020): study LU 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Luxembourg, 2018 N = 3871
Mean
= 7.690
Inchley et al. (2020): study MT 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Malta, 2018 N = 2562
Mean
= 7.330
Inchley et al. (2020): study NL 2017 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Netherlands, 2017 N = 4691
Mean
= 7.770
Inchley et al. (2020): study MK 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, North Macedonia, 2018 N = 4658
Mean
= 8.450
Inchley et al. (2020): study NO 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Norway, 2018 N = 3113
Mean
= 7.890
Inchley et al. (2020): study PL 2017 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Poland, 2017 N = 5217
Mean
= 7.490
Inchley et al. (2020): study PT 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Portugal, 2018 N = 5839
Mean
= 7.790
Inchley et al. (2020): study MD 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Moldova, 2018 N = 4686
Mean
= 8.230
Inchley et al. (2020): study RO 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Romania, 2018 N = 4520
Mean
= 8.320
Inchley et al. (2020): study RU 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Russia, 2018 N = 4281
Mean
= 7.410
Inchley et al. (2020): study GB Scotland 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Scotland, 2018 N = 4908
Mean
= 7.630
Inchley et al. (2020): study RS 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Serbia, 2018 N = 3918
Mean
= 8.250
Inchley et al. (2020): study SK 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Slovakia, 2018 N = 4785
Mean
= 7.620
Inchley et al. (2020): study SI 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Slovenia, 2018 N = 5661
Mean
= 7.970
Inchley et al. (2020): study ES 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Spain, 2018 N = 4320
Mean
= 8.090
Inchley et al. (2020): study SE 2017 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Sweden, 2017 N = 4162
Mean
= 7.450
Inchley et al. (2020): study CH 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Switzerland, 2018 N = 7486
Mean
= 7.700
Inchley et al. (2020): study UA 2018 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Ukraine, 2018 N = 6660
Mean
= 7.710
Inchley et al. (2020): study GB Wales 2017 Teenagers aged 11-13-15 years, Wales, 2017 N = 15763
Mean
= 7.620
Desousa et al. (2008): study GB Wales 2004 Secundary school children, Wales, UK, 2002 N = 3882