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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

On the whole, how satisfied are you with your life?
4  very satisfied
3  pretty satisfied
2  not so satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
- Do not know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Eurobarometer (2004b): study DK 1975 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1975 N = 1073
Mean
= 3.489
SD
= 0.593
Eurobarometer (2011): study DK 2010 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2010 N = 1049
Mean
= 3.630
SD
= 0.541
Eurobarometer (2004b): study DK 1973 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1973 N = 1199
Mean
= 3.464
SD
= 0.599
Eurobarometer (2004b): study DK 1975 /1 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1975 N = 1023
Mean
= 3.345
SD
= 0.576
Eurobarometer (2004b): study DK 1976 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1976 N = 980
Mean
= 3.431
SD
= 0.640
Eurobarometer (2004b): study DK 1976 /1 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1976 N = 962
Mean
= 3.432
SD
= 0.657
Eurobarometer (2004b): study DK 1977 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1977 N = 1012
Mean
= 3.513
SD
= 0.573
Eurobarometer (2004b): study DK 1977 /1 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1977 N = 995
Mean
= 3.456
SD
= 0.646
Eurobarometer (2004b): study DK 1978 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1978 N = 983
Mean
= 3.488
SD
= 0.633
Eurobarometer (1986): study DK 1978 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1978 N = 1002
Mean
= 3.530
SD
= 0.608
Eurobarometer (1986): study DK 1979 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1979 N = 1073
Mean
= 3.450
SD
= 0.624
Eurobarometer (1986): study DK 1980 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1980 N = 994
Mean
= 3.490
SD
= 0.624
Eurobarometer (1986): study DK 1981 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1981 N = 1006
Mean
= 3.550
SD
= 0.608
Eurobarometer (1986): study DK 1982 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1982 N = 1211
Mean
= 3.525
SD
= 0.592
Eurobarometer (1986): study DK 1982 /1 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1982 N = 995
Mean
= 3.550
SD
= 0.555
Eurobarometer (1986): study DK 1983 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1983 N = 1027
Mean
= 3.480
SD
= 0.624
Eurobarometer (1986): study DK 1983 /1 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1983 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.515
SD
= 0.575
Eurobarometer (1986): study DK 1984 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1984 N = 996
Mean
= 3.510
SD
= 0.627
Eurobarometer (1986): study DK 1985 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1985 N = 1002
Mean
= 3.586
SD
= 0.603
Eurobarometer (1991): study DK 1987 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1987 N = 992
Mean
= 3.586
SD
= 0.551
Eurobarometer (1991): study DK 1987 /1 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1987 N = 1002
Mean
= 3.424
SD
= 0.621
Eurobarometer (1991): study DK 1988 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1988 N = 1009
Mean
= 3.580
SD
= 0.552
Eurobarometer (1991): study DK 1988 /1 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1988 N = 1006
Mean
= 3.180
SD
= 0.753
Eurobarometer (1991): study DK 1989 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1989 N = 1014
Mean
= 3.540
SD
= 0.574
Eurobarometer (1991): study DK 1989 /1 16+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1989 N = 1004
Mean
= 3.523
SD
= 0.591
Eurobarometer (1991): study DK 1989 /2 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1989 N = 2000
Mean
= 3.510
SD
= 0.624
Eurobarometer (1991): study DK 1990 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1990 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.590
SD
= 0.585
Eurobarometer (1991): study DK 1990 /1 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1990 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.540
SD
= 0.607
Eurobarometer (1991): study DK 1991 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1991 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.570
SD
= 0.587
Eurobarometer (1991a): study DK 1991 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1991 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.590
SD
= 0.585
Eurobarometer (1991a): study DK 1992 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1992 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.620
SD
= 0.579
Eurobarometer (1991a): study DK 1992 /1 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1992 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.580
SD
= 0.603
Eurobarometer (1991b): study DK 1993 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1993 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.600
SD
= 0.583
Eurobarometer (1991b): study DK 1993 /1 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1993 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.600
SD
= 0.583
Eurobarometer (1991b): study DK 1994 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1994 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.640
SD
= 0.575
Eurobarometer (1991b): study DK 1994 /1 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1994 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.570
SD
= 0.604
Eurobarometer (1995): study DK 1995 16+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1995 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.623
SD
= 0.539
Eurobarometer (2011c): study DK 2010 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2010 N = 1007
Mean
= 3.670
SD
= 0.511
Eurobarometer (2011a): study DK 2011 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2011 N = 1007
Mean
= 3.650
SD
= 0.536
Eurobarometer (2011b): study DK 2011 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2011 N = 1009
Mean
= 3.670
SD
= 0.530
Eurobarometer (2012): study DK 2012 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2012 N = 1007
Mean
= 3.670
SD
= 0.567
Eurobarometer (2012a): study DK 2012 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2012 N = 1001
Mean
= 3.650
SD
= 0.536
Eurobarometer (2013): study DK 2013 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2013 N = 1005
Mean
= 3.650
SD
= 0.589
Eurobarometer (2013a): study DK 2013 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2013 N = 1001
Mean
= 3.660
SD
= 0.533
Eurobarometer (2014): study DK 2014 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2014 N = 1006
Mean
= 3.710
SD
= 0.496
Eurobarometer (2014a): study DK 2014 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2014 N = 1004
Mean
= 3.650
SD
= 0.572
Eurobarometer (2015): study DK 2015 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2015 N = 1020
Mean
= 3.740
SD
= 0.461
Eurobarometer (2015a): study DK 2015 15+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2015 N = 1001
Mean
= 3.680
SD
= 0.508
Bonasia et al. (2018): study DK 1980 Adults, Denmark, 1980-2013 N = 0
Bonasia et al. (2018): study FR 1980 Adults, France, 1980-2013 N = 0
Bonasia et al. (2018): study DE 1980 Adults, Germany, 1980-2013 N = 0
Bonasia et al. (2018): study NL 1980 Adults, Netherlands, 1980-2013 N = 0
Bonasia et al. (2018): study GR 1980 Adults, Greece, 1980-2013 N = 0
Bonasia et al. (2018): study IE 1980 Adults, Ireland, 1980-2013 N = 0
Bonasia et al. (2018): study IT 1980 Adults, Italy, 1980-2013 N = 0
Bonasia et al. (2018): study PT 1980 Adults, Portugal, 1980-2013 N = 0
Bonasia et al. (2018): study ES 1980 Adults, Spain, 1980-2013 N = 0