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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-BW-c-sq-n-101-a
Focus:
Contentment: Best-Worst possible life (C-BW)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
101

Description

Selfreport on single question,

Think about the quality your current life and imagine that it is being registered by this thermometer
100 the best my life can possibly be
;
;
;
0   the worst my life can possibly be

Preceded by open questions about particular circumstances that could have produced the best and worst possible life

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Mellor et al. (1999): study AU 1994 18-25 aged students, Australia, 1994 N = 42
Mean
= 7.610