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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-j
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:

Are you satisfied with your life?
1  very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5  very satisfied

Labels of intermediate response options not reported

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Wang et al. (2015): study CN 2010 18+ aged, general public, China, 2010-2012 N = 61009
Mean
= 3.310
SD
= 1.050
Wang et al. (2015): study CN 2010 /1 18+ aged, general public, China, 2010 N = 33600
Mean
= 3.480
SD
= 1.040
Wang et al. (2015): study CN 2012 18+ aged, general public, China, 2012 N = 34447
Mean
= 3.310
SD
= 1.050
Wang et al. (2015): study CN 2010 /3 Adult general public, China, 2010-2012 N = 68047
Mean
= 3.400
Wang et al. (2015): study CN 2010 /2 Adult general public, China, 2010 N = 33600
Mean
= 3.480
SD
= 1.040
Wang et al. (2015): study CN 2012 /1 Adult general public, China, 2012 N = 34347
Mean
= 3.310
SD
= 1.050
Nie et al. (2015): study CN 2010 16-60 aged, internet users, China, 2010 N = 4686
Mean
= 3.420
SD
= 0.990