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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-ab
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Overall, how satisfied are you with your present life.......?
 Please choose from this card that is closest to your feeling.
 5  very satisfied
 4  quite happy
 3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
 2  very dissatisfied
 1  frustrated

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Leisure Development Cen (1980): study JP 1979 18+ aged, general public, Japan, 1979 N = 1574
Mean
= 3.450
SD
= 0.742