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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Taking everything in your life into consideration, how happy are you?
1 extremely unhappy
2  very unhappy
3  unhappy
4  happy nor unhappy
5  happy
6  very happy
7 extremely happy

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Diener et al. (1993): study ZZ World samples 1984 18+ aged students, 39 countries, 1984-1986 N = 18032