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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-n-11-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

On a scale from 0 to 10, where would you put your current happiness?
0  completely unhappy
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Winkelmann (2006): study DE 2000 16-18 aged, Germany, 2000-2001 N = 640
Mean
= 7.631
SD
= 1.490
Eriksson et al. (2007): study DE 1995 16+ aged, general public, Germany, 1995 N = 13919