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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Taking all things together, do you feel happy these days....?
5  very happy
4  somewhat happy
3  so so
2  somewhat not happy
1  not happy at all

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Lee (1998): study KR 1996 20-60 aged, general public, South Korea, 1996 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.600
Lew & Park (1998): study KR 1996 20-60 aged, general public, South Korea, 1996 N = 1000