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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-ab
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  completely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics BBC (2006): study GB 2005 15+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2005 N = 1001
Mean
= 7.344
SD
= 1.749
GESIS (2007): study XZ Germany West 1986 18+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1986 N = 1843
Mean
= 7.479
SD
= 2.012
GESIS (2007): study XZ Germany West 1989 18+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1989 N = 1939
Mean
= 7.640
SD
= 1.828
Iasio Di (2018): study ZZ Former sovjet states 2013 People left behind after migration, Former Sovjet States, Multiple nations, 2013 - 2015 N = 8079
Mean
= 5.110
SD
= 2.523