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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-s
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 All things considered, how happy would you say you are?
 4  happy
 3  more of less happy
 2  more or less unhappy
 1  unhappy
 -  don't know / no answer

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Youth Affairs Administration (2003): study JP 1998 Twens, Japan, 1998 N = 1047
Mean
= 3.430
SD
= 0.637