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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-f
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 in all, to what degree are you satisfied with your life now?
1  dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Headey et al. (2008): study HU 1996 16+ aged, general public, Hungary, 1996 N = 3055
TARKI (2010): study HU 1982 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Hungary, 1982 N = 1474
Mean
= 3.867
SD
= 2.170