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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b
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 or dissatisfied are you with your life these days? Please tell me on a scale of 1 to 10, where one means very dissatisfied and 10 means very satisfied
10 very satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  very dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Böhnke & Kohler (2007): study ZZ EU 27 2003 18+ aged, general public, 27 EU member states, 2003 N = 400000
Böhnke & Kohler (2008): study ZZ EU 27 2003 18+ aged, general public, EU 27 and Turkey, 2003 N = 18600
Haugen & Blekesaune (2005): study NO 1995 Farm women, Norway, 1995 N = 928
Mean
= 8.000
SD
= 1.600
Alber & Lenarz (2008): study ZZ EU 27 2003 Adults, general public, EU 27 member states and Turkey, 2003 N = 35000
Rose & Ozcan (2007): study ZZ EU 15 2003 18+aged general public, 15 EU member states and Turkey, 2003 N = 26000
Mean
= 7.400
Drobnic et al. (2010): study ZZ EU 9 2003 Working people, 9 European Union countries, 2003 N = 3354
Mean
= 7.040
Keck & Delhey (2004): study AT 2003 18+ aged, general public, Austria, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.762
SD
= 1.777
Keck & Delhey (2004): study BE 2003 /1 18+ aged, general public, Belgium, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.477
SD
= 1.604
Keck & Delhey (2004): study BG 2003 18+ aged, general public, Bulgaria, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 4.408
SD
= 2.314
Keck & Delhey (2004): study CY 2003 18+ aged, general public, Cyprus, 2003 N = 600
Mean
= 7.204
SD
= 2.090
Keck & Delhey (2004): study CZ 2003 18+ aged, general public, Czech Republic, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.486
SD
= 2.133
Keck & Delhey (2004): study DK 2003 18+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 8.381
SD
= 1.524
Keck & Delhey (2004): study EE 2003 18+ aged, general public, Estonia, 2003 N = 600
Mean
= 5.851
SD
= 2.022
Keck & Delhey (2004): study FI 2003 18+ aged, general public, Finland, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 8.045
SD
= 1.508
Keck & Delhey (2004): study FR 2003 18+ aged, general public, France, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.917
SD
= 1.644
Keck & Delhey (2004): study DE 2003 18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.227
SD
= 1.943
Keck & Delhey (2004): study GB 2003 18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.278
SD
= 1.964
Keck & Delhey (2004): study GR 2003 18+ aged, general public, Greece, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.775
SD
= 2.216
Keck & Delhey (2004): study HU 2003 18+ aged, general public, Hungary, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 5.940
SD
= 2.166
Keck & Delhey (2004): study IE 2003 18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.662
SD
= 1.754
Keck & Delhey (2004): study IT 2003 18+ aged, general public, Italy, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.214
SD
= 1.598
Keck & Delhey (2004): study LV 2003 18+ aged, general public, Latvia, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 5.544
SD
= 2.111
Keck & Delhey (2004): study LT 2003 18+ aged, general public, Lithuania, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 5.409
SD
= 2.166
Keck & Delhey (2004): study LU 2003 18+ aged, general public, Luxembourg, 2003 N = 600
Mean
= 7.673
SD
= 1.938
Jones (2004): study MT 2003 18+ aged, general public, Malta, 2003 N = 600
Mean
= 7.262
SD
= 1.979
Keck & Delhey (2004): study NL 2003 18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.511
SD
= 1.270
Keck & Delhey (2004): study PL 2003 18+ aged, general public, Poland, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.169
SD
= 2.276
Keck & Delhey (2004): study RO 2003 18+ aged, general public, Romania, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.187
SD
= 2.272
Keck & Delhey (2004): study SK 2003 18+ aged, general public, Slovakia, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 5.667
SD
= 2.370
Keck & Delhey (2004): study SI 2003 18+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 2003 N = 600
Mean
= 6.979
SD
= 1.941
Keck & Delhey (2004): study ES 2003 18+ aged, general public, Spain, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.459
SD
= 1.732
Keck & Delhey (2004): study SE 2003 18+ aged, general public, Sweden, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.800
SD
= 1.678
Keck & Delhey (2004): study TR 2003 18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 5.588
SD
= 2.743
Keck & Delhey (2004): study PT 2003 18+ aged, general public, Portugal, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 5.970
SD
= 2.067
Anderson et al. (2009): study BG 2007 18+ aged, general public, Bulgaria, 2007 N = 1030
Mean
= 5.010
SD
= 2.070
Anderson et al. (2009): study MK 2007 18+ aged, general public, Macedonia, 2007 N = 1008
Mean
= 5.230
SD
= 2.400
Anderson et al. (2009): study HU 2007 18+ aged, general public, Hungary, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 5.590
SD
= 2.250
Anderson et al. (2009): study LV 2007 18+ aged, general public, Latvia, 2007 N = 1002
Mean
= 6.040
SD
= 2.120
Anderson et al. (2009): study TR 2007 18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2007 N = 2000
Mean
= 6.200
SD
= 2.360
Anderson et al. (2009): study PT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Portugal, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.190
SD
= 1.960
Anderson et al. (2009): study HR 2007 18+ aged, general public, Croatia, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.440
SD
= 2.230
Anderson et al. (2009): study RO 2007 18+ aged, general public, Romania, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.470
SD
= 2.080
Anderson et al. (2009): study LT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Lithuania, 2007 N = 1004
Mean
= 6.320
SD
= 2.010
Anderson et al. (2009): study IT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Italy, 2007 N = 1516
Mean
= 6.590
SD
= 1.770
Anderson et al. (2009): study CZ 2007 18+ aged, general public, Czech Republic, 2007 N = 1227
Mean
= 6.590
SD
= 2.100
Anderson et al. (2009): study EE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Estonia, 2007 N = 1023
Mean
= 6.720
SD
= 1.890
Anderson et al. (2009): study SK 2007 18+ aged, general public, Slovakia, 2007 N = 1128
Mean
= 6.680
SD
= 1.990
Anderson et al. (2009): study AT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Austria, 2007 N = 1043
Mean
= 6.950
SD
= 2.170
Anderson et al. (2009): study PL 2007 18+ aged, general public, Poland, 2007 N = 1500
Mean
= 6.890
SD
= 2.040
Anderson et al. (2009): study CY 2007 18+ aged, general public, Cyprus, 2007 N = 1003
Mean
= 7.050
SD
= 2.190
Anderson et al. (2009): study DE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2007 N = 2008
Mean
= 7.160
SD
= 2.250
Anderson et al. (2009): study SI 2007 18+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 2007 N = 1035
Mean
= 7.230
SD
= 1.880
Anderson et al. (2009): study ES 2007 18+ aged, general public, Spain, 2007 N = 1015
Mean
= 7.250
SD
= 1.780
Anderson et al. (2009): study FR 2007 18+ aged, general public, France, 2007 N = 1537
Mean
= 7.320
SD
= 1.670
Anderson et al. (2009): study GB 2007 18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2007 N = 1507
Mean
= 7.290
SD
= 1.980
Anderson et al. (2009): study BE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Belgium, 2007 N = 1010
Mean
= 7.540
SD
= 1.730
Anderson et al. (2009): study MT 2007 18+ aged, general public, Malta, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.560
SD
= 1.970
Anderson et al. (2009): study IE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.590
SD
= 1.830
Anderson et al. (2009): study LU 2007 18+ aged, general public, Luxembourg, 2007 N = 1004
Mean
= 7.900
SD
= 1.860
Anderson et al. (2009): study NL 2007 18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2007 N = 1011
Mean
= 7.870
SD
= 1.230
Anderson et al. (2009): study NO 2007 18+ aged, general public, Norway, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 8.220
SD
= 1.490
Anderson et al. (2009): study FI 2007 18+ aged, general public, Finland, 2007 N = 1002
Mean
= 8.230
SD
= 1.290
Anderson et al. (2009): study SE 2007 18+ aged, general public, Sweden, 2007 N = 1017
Mean
= 8.340
SD
= 1.620
Anderson et al. (2009): study DK 2007 18+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2007 N = 1004
Mean
= 8.480
SD
= 1.640
Anderson et al. (2009): study GR 2007 18+ aged, general public, Greece, 2007 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.580
SD
= 2.080
Hess et al. (2014): study DE 2011 Transgenders male-to-female, Germany, 2011 N = 119
Mean
= 7.056
SD
= 2.106
Michon (2014a): study AT 2003 20-50 aged mothers, Austria, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 7.780
Michon (2014a): study BE 2003 20-50 aged Mothers, Belgium , 2003. N = 0
Mean
= 6.970
Michon (2014a): study BG 2003 20-50 aged mothers, Bulgaria , 2003. N = 0
Mean
= 5.280
Michon (2014a): study CZ 2003 20-50 aged mothers, Czech Republic , 2003. N = 0
Mean
= 6.890
Michon (2014a): study DK 2003 20-50 aged mothers, Denmark , 2003. N = 0
Mean
= 8.010
Michon (2014a): study EE 2003 20-50 aged mothers, Estonia, 2003. N = 0
Mean
= 5.610
Michon (2014a): study FR 2003 20-50 aged mothers, France, 2003. N = 0
Mean
= 6.770
Michon (2014a): study FI 2003 20-50 aged Mothers, Finland, 2003. N = 0
Mean
= 7.690
Michon (2014a): study DE 2003 20-50 aged mothers, Germany, 2003. N = 0
Mean
= 7.080
Michon (2014a): study DE 2003 /1 20-50 aged mothers, Germany, 2003. N = 0
Mean
= 7.080
Michon (2014a): study GB 2003 20-50 aged mothers, United Kingdom, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 6.960
Michon (2014a): study GR 2003 20-50 aged mothers, Greece, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 6.390
Michon (2014a): study HU 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers, Hungary, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 5.650
Michon (2014a): study IE 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers, Ireland, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 7.900
Michon (2014a): study IT 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers, Italy, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 7.090
Michon (2014a): study LV 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers, Latvia, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 5.070
Michon (2014a): study LT 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers, Lithuania, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 4.720
Michon (2014a): study LU 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers, Luxembourg, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 7.370
Michon (2014a): study MT 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers, Malta, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 7.940
Michon (2014a): study PL 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers, Poland, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 6.110
Michon (2014a): study PT 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers, Portugal, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 6.940
Michon (2014a): study SK 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers,Slovakia, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 5.790
Michon (2014a): study RO 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers, Romania, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 4.640
Michon (2014a): study SI 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers,Slovenia, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 6.960
Michon (2014a): study ES 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers,Spain, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 6.940
Michon (2014a): study SE 2003 20 - 50 aged mothers,Sweden, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 7.240
Michon (2014a): study ZZ EU 25 2003 20-50 aged mothers, 26 EU countries, 2003 N = 0
Mean
= 5.070
Aysan & Aysan (2017): study ZZ Europe 2011 18+ aged, general public, 34 European nations, 2011-2012 N = 43636
Mean
= 7.000
Bartlett et al. (2010): study MK 2008 18+ aged, FYR Macedonie, 2008 N = 2797
Mean
= 5.500