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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-ac
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:

If you consider all the aspects of your recent life, in what measure are you satisfied with it?
1  completely unsatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Kirkcaldy et al. (2005): study ZZ 1995 Adults, general public, 53 nations, 1990s N = 80000
Romanian POB (2011): study RO 2005 /1 18+ aged, general public, Romania, 2005 N = 1776
Mean
= 5.753
SD
= 2.383
Gökdemir (2014): study XY Cyprus-Turkish 2011 18+ aged women, Northern Cyprus, 2011 N = 510
Mean
= 5.850