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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
M-CO-u-mq-n-11-a
Focus:
Mixed: Contentment + Overall (M-CO)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on five questions:

a: My life is going well
b: My life is just right
c: The things in my life are excellent
d: I have a good life
e: I have all I want in life

Rated:
0:  strongly disagree
1
2
3
4.
5
6
7
8
9
10 strongly agree

Computation: (a+b+c+d+e)/5

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Rees et al. (2012): study GB 2008 Children 8-15, United Kingdom, 2010 N = 9485
Mean
= 7.270
SD
= 1.763