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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-g-sq-n-11-b
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

In general terms, how happy do you feel with your life?
10 very happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Tsurumi et al. (2018): study JP Tokyo 2014 20-83 aged, general public, Tokyo, Japan, 2014 N = 2758
Mean
= 5.770
SD
= 2.430
Tsurumi & Managi (2015): study JP Kanto 2012 18+ aged, general public, Kanto, Japan, 2012 N = 2158
Mean
= 7.210
SD
= 2.050