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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-i
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with Life one Leads (O-SLL)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 On the whole, how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
 1  unsatisfied
 2  slightly unsatisfied
 3  slightly satisfied
 4  satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Eurobarometer (1986): study DK 1985 /1 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1985 N = 995
Mean
= 3.520
SD
= 0.575
Eurobarometer (1986): study DK 1986 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1986 N = 1043
Mean
= 3.590
SD
= 0.603
Eurobarometer (1991): study DK 1986 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1986 N = 997
Mean
= 3.460
SD
= 0.625
Yeh et al. (2015): study TW 2009 Working age public, Taiwan, 2009 N = 1311
Mean
= 3.180
SD
= 1.020