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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
C-RA-h-sq-n-7-a
Focus:
Contentment: Realization of Aspirations (C-RA)
Time frame:
hitherto (h)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

So far, I have achieved most important things I want in my life
1  strongly disagree
2
3
4
5
6
7  strongly agree

Item in Diener's Satisfaction with life Scale (SWLS)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Vitterso et al. (2002): study ZZ World samples 1995 College students, 41 countries, 1995-96 N = 6949
Mean
= 4.400
SD
= 0.630
Liang & Zhu (2015): study CN 2014 Landless peasants, aged 18-70, China, 2014 N = 1236
Mean
= 3.470