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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-g
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life in general?
5  very satisfied
4  somewhat satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Lewinter et al. (1996): study DK Hovenstaden (Capital region, KĂžbenhavn) 1991 55+aged Turkish migrants, Copenhagen, Denmark, 199? N = 116