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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole in the present time? On this card you see the scale, where '1' means that you are not at all satisfied, and '10' very satisfied. You also can choose any number between them.
1  not at all satisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Cummins et al. (2003c): study RU 1999 16+ aged, general public, Russia, 1999 N = 2829
Mean
= 4.835
SD
= 2.273
RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1993 18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1993 N = 3727
Mean
= 5.043
SD
= 2.476
RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1994 18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1994 N = 2808
Mean
= 5.233
SD
= 2.329
RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1995 18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1995 N = 2273
Mean
= 5.216
SD
= 2.234
RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1997 18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1997 N = 2232
Mean
= 5.393
SD
= 2.251
RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1998 18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1998 N = 3513
Mean
= 4.480
SD
= 2.299
RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1997 /1 18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1997 N = 2074
Mean
= 4.990
SD
= 2.299
CESSI (2003): study RU Archangelsk 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Archangelsk, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 155
Mean
= 5.300
SD
= 2.250
CESSI (2003): study RU Centralnaya Usadba 1993 18+ aged, general public, Centralnaya Usadba region,Russia, 1993-2003 N = 94
Mean
= 5.350
SD
= 2.200
CESSI (2003): study RU Chabarovsk 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Chabarovsk, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 162
Mean
= 5.200
SD
= 2.250
CESSI (2003): study RU Chelyabinsk 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Chelyabinsk, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 122
Mean
= 5.300
SD
= 2.280
CESSI (2003): study RU Goruschka 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Goruschka, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 87
Mean
= 4.620
SD
= 2.360
CESSI (2003): study RU Kazan 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Kazan, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 182
Mean
= 5.950
SD
= 2.270
CESSI (2003): study RU Krasnodar 1993 18+ aged, general public,City of Krasnodar, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 142
Mean
= 4.990
SD
= 2.210
CESSI (2003): study RU Krasnogorsk 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Krasnogorsk, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 150
Mean
= 4.840
SD
= 2.330
CESSI (2003): study RU Kurgan 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Kurgan, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 165
Mean
= 4.660
SD
= 2.410
CESSI (2003): study RU Kursk 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Kursk, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 149
Mean
= 4.320
SD
= 2.100
CESSI (2003): study RU Luga 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Luga, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 138
Mean
= 4.840
SD
= 2.270
CESSI (2003): study RU Michurinsk 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Michurinsk, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 132
Mean
= 4.670
SD
= 2.290
CESSI (2003): study RU Moscow 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Moscow, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 457
Mean
= 4.900
SD
= 2.290
CESSI (2003): study RU Nefteugansk 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Nefteugansk, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 81
Mean
= 4.830
SD
= 2.380
CESSI (2003): study RU Nevyansk 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Nevyansk, Russia,1993- 2003 N = 146
Mean
= 4.580
SD
= 2.390
CESSI (2003): study RU Novosibirsk 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Novosibirsk, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 130
Mean
= 5.120
SD
= 2.220
CESSI (2003): study RU Orenburg 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Orenburg, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 126
Mean
= 4.740
SD
= 2.330
CESSI (2003): study RU Perm 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Perm, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 171
Mean
= 4.600
SD
= 2.280
CESSI (2003): study RU Ozery (Moscow region) 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Ozery (Moscow region), Russia, 1993-2003 N = 149
Mean
= 5.170
SD
= 2.260
CESSI (2003): study RU Afipsky 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Afipsky, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 122
Mean
= 5.480
SD
= 1.860
CESSI (2003): study RU Pskov 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Pskov, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 168
Mean
= 4.310
SD
= 2.150
CESSI (2003): study RU Belorechensky 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Belorechensky, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 75
Mean
= 6.920
SD
= 1.540
CESSI (2003): study RU Rostov-na-Donu 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Rostov-na-Donu, Russia, 19993-2003 N = 85
Mean
= 5.060
SD
= 2.400
CESSI (2003): study RU Ryazan 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Ryazan, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 171
Mean
= 4.910
SD
= 2.410
CESSI (2003): study RU Oktyabrskoye 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Oktyabrskoye, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 166
Mean
= 5.500
SD
= 1.820
CESSI (2003): study RU Krasny Yar 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Krasny Yar, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 164
Mean
= 4.630
SD
= 2.150
CESSI (2003): study RU Troitschkoe 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Troitschkoe, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 72
Mean
= 4.740
SD
= 2.150
CESSI (2003): study RU Salavat 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Salavat, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 184
Mean
= 5.790
SD
= 2.200
CESSI (2003): study RU Sankt-Petersburg 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Sankt-Petersburg, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 306
Mean
= 5.130
SD
= 2.290
CESSI (2003): study RU Kirpilskaya 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Kirpilskaya, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 207
Mean
= 4.700
SD
= 2.080
CESSI (2003): study RU Syzran 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Syzran, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 127
Mean
= 5.560
SD
= 2.160
CESSI (2003): study RU Tambov 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Tambov, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 180
Mean
= 4.780
SD
= 2.570
CESSI (2003): study RU Tschaykovsky 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Tschaykovsky, Russia,1993-2003 N = 154
Mean
= 5.580
SD
= 1.940
CESSI (2003): study RU Tula 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Tula, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 91
Mean
= 4.180
SD
= 2.070
CESSI (2003): study RU Usolye-Sibirskoe 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Usolye-Sibirskoe, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 191
Mean
= 4.830
SD
= 2.470
CESSI (2003): study RU Vologda 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Vologda, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 133
Mean
= 5.530
SD
= 2.070
CESSI (2003): study RU Vyazemsky 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Vyazemsky, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 149
Mean
= 5.540
SD
= 2.700
CESSI (2003): study RU Yelabuga 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Yelabuga, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 132
Mean
= 5.560
SD
= 2.610
CESSI (2003): study RU Yuznouralsk 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Yuznouralsk, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 79
Mean
= 5.820
SD
= 1.660
CESSI (2003): study RU Zheshart 1993 18+ aged, general public, City of Zheshart, Russia, 1993-2003 N = 90
Mean
= 4.570
SD
= 1.940
Ferrer-i-Carbonell & VanPraag (2002): study RU 1997 18+ aged general public, Russia, 1997-1998 N = 2233