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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-g-sq-v-3-b
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question:

In general, how happy would you say you are.....?
3  very happy
2  pretty happy
1  not very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Leepin (1978): study ZZ 1974 15+ aged, general public, 5 parts of the world, 1974-1976. N = 8433
Leepin (1978): study ZZ 1974 /1 15+ aged, general public, 14 countries, 1974-1976 N = 2659
Leepin (1978): study ZZ 1974 /2 15+ aged, general public, 25 countries, 1974-1976 N = 5133