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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-c-sq-n-10-c
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your actual life?
10  very satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  very dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Ahn (2005): study ES 1999 Working people, Spain, 1999 -2003 N = 30000
Mean
= 6.949
SD
= 1.683