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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Selfreport on single question
 
 Generally speaking, how do you personally feel about your life?
 1 very unhappy
 2 unhappy
 3 so-so
 4 happy
 5 very happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Wang et al. (2013): study CN 2008 19+ aged, general public, China, 2008 N = 5395
Mean
= 3.700