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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-ab
Focus:
Overall: Happiness in Life (O-HL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how happy would you say you are?
1  not happy at all
2  not too happy
3  happy
4  very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Aussen et al. (2008): study NL Rotterdam 2007 16-75 aged, general public, City of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2007 N = 4420
Mean
= 3.120
SD
= 0.575
Ouweneel & Veenhoven (2018): study NL Rotterdam 1997 13+ aged, general public, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1997-2009. N = 21091
Mean
= 3.118
SD
= 0.618
Ouweneel & Veenhoven (2018): study NL 2003 Adult, general public, Netherlands, 1997-2009. N = 12000
Mean
= 3.118
SD
= 0.618