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Happiness Measures

Measures of Happiness: O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a
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:

Description

Self report on single question:

Taking all things together in your life, how would you say things are these days?  Would you say you are ....?
5  very happy
4  happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  unhappy
1  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Mean
Standard Deviation
Moller & Welch (1985): study ZA 1984 Ex-migrant workers, returned to rural Kwazulu, South Africa, 1984 N =
Moller (1989): study ZA 1983 Adult, general public, urban areas, South African, 1983 N =
Moller (1989): study ZA 1988 Adults, general public, urban areas, South Africa, 1988 N =
Gehmacher (1989): study AT 1989 Adults, varying age ranges, general public, Austria, 1989 N =
Moller (1989): study ZA 1983 /1 Ex-migrant workers, returned to rural KwaZulu, South Africa, 1983 N =
Park (1998): study KR 1996 Working people, South Korea, 1996 N =
Dickow & Moller (2002): study ZA 1999 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1999 N =
Dekker & DeHart (2007): study NL 2006 16+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2006 N =
McKinsey & Company (2006): study NL 2006 16-69 aged, Netherland, 2006. N =
McKinsey & Company (2006): study BE 2006 16+ aged, general public, Belgium, 2006 N =
McKinsey & Company (2006): study DK 2006 16+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2006 N =
McKinsey & Company (2006): study FR 2006 16+ aged, general public, France, 2006 N =
McKinsey & Company (2006): study DE 2006 16+ aged, general public, Germany, 2006 N =
McKinsey & Company (2006): study GB 2006 16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2006 N =
McKinsey & Company (2006): study SE 2006 16+ aged, general public, Sweden, 2006 N =
Feng et al. (2018): study CN 2013 18+ aged, adults, China, 2013 N =
Moller (1985): study ZA 1984 Ex-migrant workers, returned to rural Kwazulu, South Africa, 1984 N =