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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-c
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life?
5  very satisfied
4  somewhat satisfied
3  satisfied
2  somewhat unsatisfied
1  not satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Saris et al. (1996): study BE 1991 16+ aged, general public, Belgium, 1991 N = 1439
Mean
= 4.153
SD
= 0.680