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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