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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-e
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:

How do you feel about your life?
4  sufficiently satisfied
3  rather satisfied, but not sufficiently
2  fairly dissatisfied
1  extremely dissatisfied
-   not sure

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Prime Minister's Office (1985): study JP 1964 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1964 N = 0
Mean
= 2.633
SD
= 0.626
Prime Minister's Office (1985): study JP 1965 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1965 N = 0
Mean
= 2.616
SD
= 0.643
Prime Minister's Office (1985): study JP 1966 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1966 N = 0
Mean
= 2.594
SD
= 0.659
Prime Minister's Office (1985): study JP 1967 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1967 N = 0
Mean
= 2.629
SD
= 0.652
Prime Minister's Office (1985): study JP 1968 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1968 N = 0
Mean
= 2.677
SD
= 0.653
Prime Minister's Office (1985): study JP 1969 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1969 N = 16848
Mean
= 2.662
SD
= 0.649