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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-g-sq-n-10-c
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Selfreport on single question:

"In general, how happy would you say you are....."?

Response options not reported

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Manning-Gibbs (1972): study US 1946 Adults, general public, USA, 1946-1966 N = 25617
Cruces et al. (2008): study AR 2007 Adults, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.790