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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-n-10-b
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together on a scale of one to 10, how happy would you say you are? Here one means you are very unhappy and 10 means you are very happy
10 very happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  very unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Keck & Delhey (2004): study AT 2003 18+ aged, general public, Austria, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.914
SD
= 1.752
Keck & Delhey (2004): study BE 2003 18+ aged, general public, Belgium, 2003 N = 2003
Mean
= 7.738
SD
= 1.494
Keck & Delhey (2004): study BG 2003 /1 18+ aged, general public, Bulgaria, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 5.907
SD
= 2.358
Keck & Delhey (2004): study CY 2003 18+ aged, general public, Cyprus, 2003 N = 600
Mean
= 7.749
SD
= 1.959
Keck & Delhey (2004): study CZ 2003 18+ aged, general public, Czech Republic, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.214
SD
= 1.864
Keck & Delhey (2004): study DK 2003 18+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 8.316
SD
= 1.409
Keck & Delhey (2004): study EE 2003 18+ aged, general public, Estonia, 2003 N = 600
Mean
= 6.815
SD
= 2.028
Keck & Delhey (2004): study FI 2003 18+ aged, general public, Finland, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 8.083
SD
= 1.418
Keck & Delhey (2004): study FR 2003 18+ aged, general public, France, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.296
SD
= 1.509
Keck & Delhey (2004): study DE 2003 18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.611
SD
= 1.804
Keck & Delhey (2004): study GB 2003 18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.712
SD
= 1.815
Keck & Delhey (2004): study GR 2003 18+ aged, general public, Greece, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.552
SD
= 1.932
Keck & Delhey (2004): study HU 2003 18+ aged, general public, Hungary, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.049
SD
= 2.103
Keck & Delhey (2004): study IE 2003 18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 8.061
SD
= 1.668
Keck & Delhey (2004): study IT 2003 18+ aged, general public, Italy, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.526
SD
= 1.546
Keck & Delhey (2004): study LV 2003 18+ aged, general public, Latvia, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.372
SD
= 2.055
Keck & Delhey (2004): study LT 2003 18+ aged, general public, Lithuania, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.413
SD
= 2.180
Keck & Delhey (2004): study LU 2003 18+ aged, general public, Luxembourg, 2003 N = 600
Mean
= 7.981
SD
= 1.698
Keck & Delhey (2004): study MT 2003 18+ aged, general public, Malta, 2003 N = 600
Mean
= 7.893
SD
= 1.669
Keck & Delhey (2004): study NL 2003 18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.661
SD
= 1.255
Keck & Delhey (2004): study PL 2003 18+ aged, general public, Poland, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.888
SD
= 2.129
Keck & Delhey (2004): study RO 2003 18+ aged, general public, Romania, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.159
SD
= 2.021
Keck & Delhey (2004): study SK 2003 18+ aged, general public, Slovakia, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.514
SD
= 2.036
Keck & Delhey (2004): study SI 2003 18+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 2003 N = 600
Mean
= 7.351
SD
= 1.804
Keck & Delhey (2004): study ES 2003 18+ aged, general public, Spain, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.824
SD
= 1.674
Keck & Delhey (2004): study SE 2003 18+ aged, general public, Sweden, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.890
SD
= 1.658
Keck & Delhey (2004): study TR 2003 18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.459
SD
= 2.468
Keck & Delhey (2004): study PT 2003 18+ aged, general public, Portugal, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.848
SD
= 2.018
Anderson et al. (2009): study BG 2007 18+ aged, general public, Bulgaria, 2007 N = 1030
Mean
= 5.810
SD
= 1.940
Anderson et al. (2009): study MK 2007 18+ aged, general public, Macedonia, 2007 N = 1008
Mean
= 6.250
SD
= 2.290
Anderson et al. (2009): study HU 2007 18+ aged, general public, Hungary, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.000
SD
= 2.060
Anderson et al. (2009): study LV 2007 18+ aged, general public, Latvia, 2007 N = 1002
Mean
= 6.850
SD
= 1.890
Anderson et al. (2009): study TR 2007 18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2007 N = 2000
Mean
= 6.570
SD
= 2.230
Anderson et al. (2009): study PT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Portugal, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.910
SD
= 1.870
Anderson et al. (2009): study LT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Lithuania, 2007 N = 1004
Mean
= 7.260
SD
= 1.970
Anderson et al. (2009): study HR 2007 18+ aged, general public, Croatia, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.970
SD
= 2.090
Anderson et al. (2009): study RO 2007 18+ aged, general public, Romania, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.030
SD
= 1.920
Anderson et al. (2009): study IT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Italy, 2007 N = 1516
Mean
= 6.990
SD
= 1.620
Anderson et al. (2009): study CZ 2007 18+ aged, general public, Czech Republic, 2007 N = 1227
Mean
= 7.500
SD
= 1.670
Anderson et al. (2009): study EE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Estonia, 2007 N = 1023
Mean
= 7.350
SD
= 1.720
Anderson et al. (2009): study SK 2007 18+ aged, general public, Slovakia, 2007 N = 1128
Mean
= 7.540
SD
= 1.720
Anderson et al. (2009): study AT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Austria, 2007 N = 1043
Mean
= 7.310
SD
= 1.960
Anderson et al. (2009): study PL 2007 18+ aged, general public, Poland, 2007 N = 1500
Mean
= 7.380
SD
= 1.910
Anderson et al. (2009): study DE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2007 N = 2008
Mean
= 7.500
SD
= 1.960
Anderson et al. (2009): study CY 2007 18+ aged, general public, Cyprus, 2007 N = 1003
Mean
= 7.660
SD
= 1.850
Anderson et al. (2009): study SI 2007 18+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 2007 N = 1035
Mean
= 7.680
SD
= 1.630
Anderson et al. (2009): study ES 2007 18+ aged, general public, Spain, 2007 N = 1015
Mean
= 7.630
SD
= 1.530
Anderson et al. (2009): study FR 2007 18+ aged, general public, France, 2007 N = 1537
Mean
= 7.780
SD
= 1.480
Anderson et al. (2009): study GB 2007 18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2007 N = 1507
Mean
= 7.790
SD
= 1.810
Anderson et al. (2009): study BE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Belgium, 2007 N = 1010
Mean
= 7.800
SD
= 1.530
Anderson et al. (2009): study MT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Malta, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.900
SD
= 1.740
Anderson et al. (2009): study IE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 8.020
SD
= 1.450
Anderson et al. (2009): study LU 2007 18+ aged, general public, Luxembourg, 2007 N = 1004
Mean
= 8.050
SD
= 1.670
Anderson et al. (2009): study NL 2007 18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2007 N = 1011
Mean
= 8.000
SD
= 1.080
Anderson et al. (2009): study NO 2007 18+ aged, general public, Norway, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 8.070
SD
= 1.490
Anderson et al. (2009): study FI 2007 18+ aged, general public, Finland, 2007 N = 1002
Mean
= 8.320
SD
= 1.170
Anderson et al. (2009): study SE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Sweden, 2007 N = 1017
Mean
= 8.180
SD
= 1.610
Anderson et al. (2009): study DK 2007 18+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2007 N = 1004
Mean
= 8.330
SD
= 1.420
Anderson et al. (2009): study GR 2007 18+ aged, general public, Greece, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.350
SD
= 1.860
Sabatini (2011): study IT 2008 General public, Italy, 2008 N = 4130
Delhey (2012): study ZZ Europe 2007 18+ aged general public, 31 European nations, 2007 N = 33647
Bartlett et al. (2010): study MK 2008 18+ aged, FYR Macedonie, 2008 N = 2797
Mean
= 6.050