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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu---sq-nvt-10-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric + verbal scales transformed to same range (nvt)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Selfreport on single question used in different surveys

A:
Taking all together, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as a whole these days.
10  satisfied
:
1  dissatisfied
Standard question in World Values Surveys

B:
How satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
Standard question in Eurobarometer surveys

B transformed to range 1-10 using formula y=3x-2