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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Overall, how satisfied are you with your life.....?
4  very satisfied  
3  satisfied  
2  dissatisfied  
1  very dissatisfied.

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Shichman & Cooper (1984): study US 1979 Adults, students and churchmembers, USA, 197? N = 217
Mean
= 2.800
Helliwell & Huang (2013): study CA 2011 16+ aged, general public, Canada, 2011 N = 5025