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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

All things considered, would you say you are happy these days?
5  very happy
4  quite happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  not too happy
1  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study ZZ Asia 2003 Working aged (20-59), 29 Asian nations, 2003-2008 N = 47229
Mean
= 3.733
SD
= 0.930
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study CN 2003 Working aged (20-69), China, 2003-2008 N = 1798
Mean
= 3.725
SD
= 0.868
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study HK 2006 Working aged (20-69), Hong Kong, 2006 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.469
SD
= 0.697
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study JP 2003 Working aged (20-69), Japan, 2003-2008 N = 0
Mean
= 2.306
SD
= 0.820
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study KR 2003 Working aged (20-69), South Korea, 2003-2008 N = 1342
Mean
= 3.476
SD
= 0.883
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study TW 2003 Working aged (20-69), Taiwan, 2003-2008 N = 852
Mean
= 3.550
SD
= 0.923
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study BN 2003 Working aged (20-69), Brunei, 2003-2008 N = 620
Mean
= 4.445
SD
= 0.640
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study KH 2003 Working aged (20-69), Cambodia, 2003-2008 N = 983
Mean
= 3.166
SD
= 0.714
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study ID 2003 Working aged (20-69), Indonesia, 2003-2008 N = 839
Mean
= 3.806
SD
= 0.791
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study LA 2003 Working aged (20-69), Laos, 2003-2008 N = 671
Mean
= 3.750
SD
= 0.835
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study MY 2003 Working aged (20-69), Malaysia, 2003-2008 N = 710
Mean
= 4.050
SD
= 0.774
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study MM 2003 Working aged (20-69), Myanmar, 2003-2008 N = 693
Mean
= 3.646
SD
= 0.902
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study PH 2003 Working aged (20-69), Philippines, 2003-2008 N = 797
Mean
= 4.069
SD
= 0.900
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study SG 2003 Working aged (20-69), Singapore, 2003-2008 N = 0
Mean
= 4.002
SD
= 0.846
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study TH 2003 Working aged (20-69), Thailand, 2003-2008 N = 971
Mean
= 3.884
SD
= 0.796
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study VN 2003 Working aged (20-69), Vietnam, 2003-2008 N = 875
Mean
= 3.953
SD
= 0.897
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study IN 2003 Working aged (20-69), India, 2003-2008 N = 652
Mean
= 4.035
SD
= 0.940
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study BD 2003 Working aged (20-69), Bangladesh, 2003-2008 N = 374
Mean
= 2.233
SD
= 0.900
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study BT 2003 Working aged (20-69), Buthan, 2003-2008 N = 397
Mean
= 4.131
SD
= 0.812
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study MV 2003 Working aged (20-69), Maldives, 2003-2008 N = 460
Mean
= 4.213
SD
= 0.863
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study NP 2003 Working aged (20-69), Nepal, 2003-2008 N = 433
Mean
= 3.445
SD
= 1.079
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study PK 2003 Working aged (20-69), Pakistan, 2003-2008 N = 630
Mean
= 3.471
SD
= 1.007
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study LK 2003 Working aged (20-69), Sri Lanka, 2003-2008 N = 480
Mean
= 4.011
SD
= 0.806
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study AF 2003 Working aged (20-69), Afghanistan, 2003-2008 N = 607
Mean
= 3.440
SD
= 0.933
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study KZ 2003 Working aged (20-69), Kazakhstan, 2003-2008 N = 630
Mean
= 2.944
SD
= 1.132
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study KG 2003 Working aged (20-69), Kyrgyzstan, 2003-2008 N = 496
Mean
= 3.207
SD
= 1.246
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study MN 2003 Working aged (20-69), Mongolia, 2003-2008 N = 536
Mean
= 3.551
SD
= 0.740
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study TJ 2003 Working aged (20-69), Tajikistan, 2003-2008 N = 466
Mean
= 2.927
SD
= 0.996
Inoguchi & Fujii (2013): study UZ 2003 Working aged (20-69), Uzbekistan, 2003-2008 N = 502
Mean
= 3.439
SD
= 1.046