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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 How happy do you feel about your life as a whole these days?
 5  very happy
 4  happy
 3  so-so
 2  not happy
 1  not at all happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Knight & Gunatilaka (2014): study CN 2002 18+ aged, general public, China, 2002 N = 11228
Mean
= 2.670