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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL---sq-vt-3-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scales transformed to same range (vt)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Scores on slightly different questions type O-HL transformed to a common three step scale

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Veenhoven & Ouweneel (1989): study ZZ Developed nations 1980 Adults, general population, 19 first world nations, 1980 N = 19
Veenhoven (1990): study ZZ Developed nations 1981 Adults, general public, 23 1st world nations, 1981-1982 N = 30000
Veenhoven (1992): study ZZ 1980 Adults, general public, 23 first world nations, around 1980 N = 0
Veenhoven (1992): study ZZ Developed nations 1980 /1 Adults, general public, 7 first world nations, around 1980 N = 0
Veenhoven & Hagerty (2006): study US 1946 Adult, general public, United States 1946-2004 N = 2000000