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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SL?-g-sq-l-7-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction With Life: item not reported (O-SL?)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
ladder scale (l)
Scale Range:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"How satisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole these days.....?"
7  completely satisfied
6
5
4
3
2
1  completely dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Hall (1973): study GB 1971 Adults, general public, Great Britain, 1971 N = 593
Marsh (1975): study GB 1971 16+ aged, general public, urban areas, England, 1971 N = 593