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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-c
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life in general?
10  completely satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0   completely dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Moller (2007a): study ZA 2002 Adults, general public, South Africa, 2002 N = 26000
Mean
= 5.804
SD
= 3.107
Nauenburg (2002): study ES 2000 18+ aged, general public, Spain, 2000 N = 2489
Mean
= 7.218
SD
= 1.663
Alfaro et al. (2016a): study CL 2011 Students aged from 10 to14 years, Chile three cities,201? N = 1433
Mean
= 8.820
SD
= 1.230