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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-c
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-as-whole these days.....?
1  least satisfied
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10  most satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Stevenson & Wolfers (2008): study ZZ World samples 1981 18+ aged general public, 61 nations, 1981-2004 N = 250000