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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h
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:
 
 In general, how satisfied are you with your life?
 0  not at all
 1
 2
 3
 4
 5
 6
 7
 8
 9
 10 completely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics SHP (2009): study CH 2000 15+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2000 N = 6865
Mean
= 8.178
SD
= 1.524
SHP (2009): study CH 2001 15+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2001 N = 6242
Mean
= 8.071
SD
= 1.519
SHP (2009): study CH 2002 15+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2002 N = 5292
Mean
= 7.980
SD
= 1.495
SHP (2009): study CH 2003 15+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2003 N = 4701
Mean
= 7.997
SD
= 1.506
SHP (2009): study CH 2004 15+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2004 N = 3872
Mean
= 7.977
SD
= 1.453
SHP (2009): study CH 2006 15+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2006 N = 6170
Mean
= 7.908
SD
= 1.570
SHP (2009): study CH 2007 15+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2007 N = 6267
Mean
= 7.926
SD
= 1.506
SHP (2009): study CH 2008 15+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2008 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.935
SD
= 1.494
Crivelli et al. (2016): study CH 2012 18+ aged, general public, Switzerland, followed 9 years, 2004-2012 N = 6960
Mean
= 7.960
SD
= 1.440