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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLC-h-sq-n-11-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with Life-Course (O-SLC)
Time frame:
hitherto (h)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life so far, the course of your life?
0  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 fully satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Lelkes (2002): study HU 1992 16+ aged, general public, Hungary, 1992-1998 N = 9167
Mean
= 5.645
Lelkes (2002): study HU 1992 /1 16+ aged, general public, Hungary, 1992 N = 5365
Mean
= 5.740
Lelkes (2002): study HU 1998 16+ aged, general public, Hungary, 1998 N = 3802
Mean
= 5.510