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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-n-5-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question
 
 Are you happy?
 5  happy
 4
 3
 2
 1  unhappy
 -   no answer

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Japanese General Social Survey (2013): study JP 2000 20-89 aged general public, Japan 2000 N = 28930
Mean
= 3.836
SD
= 0.948
Japanese General Social Survey (2013): study JP 2001 20-89 aged, general population, Japan, 2001 N = 2790
Mean
= 3.845
SD
= 0.971
Japanese General Social Survey (2013): study JP 2002 20-89 aged, Japan, 2002 N = 2953
Mean
= 3.826
SD
= 0.949
Japanese General Social Survey (2013): study JP 2003 20-89 aged, general population, Japan, 2003 N = 10593
Mean
= 3.785
SD
= 0.970
Japanese General Social Survey (2013): study JP 2005 20-89 aged, Japan, 2005 N = 2023
Mean
= 3.828
SD
= 0.934
Japanese General Social Survey (2013): study JP 2006 20-89 aged, Japan 2006 N = 2124
Mean
= 3.896
SD
= 0.935
Japanese General Social Survey (2013): study JP 2008 20-89 aged, Japan, 2008 N = 2160
Mean
= 3.916
SD
= 0.947
Japanese General Social Survey (2013): study JP 2010 20-89 aged, Japan, 2010 N = 2507
Mean
= 3.905
SD
= 0.935