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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-DT-cy-sq-v-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Delighted vs Terrible life (O-DT)
Time frame:
last year (cy)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 How do you feel about your life as a whole, taking into account  what has happened in the last year and what you expect to happen in the future
 7  delighted
 6  pleased
 5  mostly satisfied
 4  mixed
 3  mostly dissatisfied
 2  unhappy
 1  terrible

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics O'Brien & Webbie (2004): study AU 2001 18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2001 N = 26900