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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-hb
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 are you now?
5  very happy
4  somewhat happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  not very happy
1  not happy at all
-   DK
-   NA

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Lee (2011): study KR Seoul 2006 18+ aged, general public, City of Seoul, Korea,(South), 2006-08 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.546
SD
= 0.797
Lee (2011): study US New York 2006 18+ aged, general public, City of New York, USA, 2006-08 N = 1000
Mean
= 4.132
SD
= 0.949
Lee (2011): study CA Toronto CMA 2006 18+ aged, general public, City of Toronto CMA, Canada, 2006-08 N = 1000
Mean
= 4.199
SD
= 0.873
Lee (2011): study GB London 2006 18+ aged, general public, City of London, United Kingdom, 2006-08 N = 1000
Mean
= 4.068
SD
= 0.900
Lee (2011): study FR Paris 2006 18+ aged, general public, City of Paris, France, 2006-08 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.955
SD
= 0.848
Lee (2011): study DE Berlin 2006 18+ aged, general public, City of Berlin, Germany, 2006-08 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.917
SD
= 0.903
Lee (2011): study IT Milan 2006 18+ aged, general public, City of Milan, Italy, 2006-08 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.780
SD
= 0.860
Lee (2011): study JP Tokyo 2006 18+ aged, general public, City of Tokyo, Japan, 2006-08 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.761
SD
= 0.841
Lee (2011): study CN Beijing 2006 18+ aged, general public, City of Beijing, China, 2006-08 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.710
SD
= 1.024
Lee (2011): study SE Stockholm 2006 18+ aged, general public, City of Stockholm, Sweden, 2006-08 N = 1000
Mean
= 4.203
SD
= 0.831
Chan & Lee (2006): study CN 2000 60+aged, China, 2000 N = 2125
Mean
= 3.761
SD
= 0.913