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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-n-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Can you describe how you feel about your life?
7  completely happy
6
5
4
3
2
1  completely unhappy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Mendolia (2014): study GB 1994 Children living with working mothers, UK, followed 12 years 1994 - 2006 N = 9092