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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-u-sq-n-10-b
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Selfreport on single question:
 
 Once again, please look at the scale and tell me how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with your life as a whole"
 10 satisfied
 9
 8
 7
 6
 5
 4
 3
 2
 1  dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Becchetti et al. (2010a): study XZ Germany West 1984 17-76 aged, general public, Germany, followed 23 years 1984-2007 N = 156232