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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-g-sq-v-5-cc
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 In general, how happy or unhappy would you say you are?
 1  very unhappy
 2  unhappy
 3  neutral
 4  happy
 5  very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Morrison (2011): study NZ 2004 15+ aged, urban areas, New Zealand, 2004 N = 6308
Mean
= 4.167
SD
= 0.748