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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-f
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  somewhat satisfied  
2  somewhat dissatisfied  
1  very dissatisfied.

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Gallup (2008): study US 2008 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2008 N = 1010
Mean
= 3.281
SD
= 0.816
Gallup (2008): study US 2007 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2007 N = 2388
Mean
= 3.464
SD
= 0.724
Gallup (2008): study US 2005 /1 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2005 N = 2264
Mean
= 3.350
SD
= 0.776
Lissitsa & Chachashvili-Bolotin (2016): study IL 2003 20+ aged general pubic, Israel, 2003-2012 N = 73523
Mean
= 3.120