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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-g-sq-v-5-i
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 would you say you are?
 1  very unhappy
 2  unhappy
 3  so-so
 4  happy
 5  very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Knight & Gunatilaka (2014a): study CN 2002 Adult general public, rural areas, China, 2002 N = 9500
Mean
= 2.680
SD
= 0.860