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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-g-sq-v-3-k
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:
 
 Generally speaking, how happy would you say you are?
 3  very happy
 2  somewhat happy
 1  not happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Gallup (2008): study US 1995 18+ aged, general public, United States, 1995 N = 1645
Mean
= 2.585
SD
= 0.564