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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Self report on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
1  completely dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Stutzer (2004): study CH 1992 18+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 1992-94 N = 4462
Mean
= 8.240
SD
= 1.690
World Values Survey (2012): study DZ 2014 18+ aged, general public, Algeria, 2014 N = 1166
Mean
= 6.297
SD
= 2.407
World Values Survey (2012): study AZ 2011 18+ aged, general public, Azerbaijan, 2011 N = 1002
Mean
= 6.669
SD
= 2.239
World Values Survey (2012): study AU 2012 18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2012 N = 1477
Mean
= 7.202
SD
= 2.050
World Values Survey (2012): study AM 2011 18+ aged, general public, Armenia, 2011 N = 1100
Mean
= 5.240
SD
= 2.547
World Values Survey (2012): study BY 2011 18+ aged, general public, Belarus, 2011 N = 1535
Mean
= 5.777
SD
= 2.122
World Values Survey (2012): study CL 2012 18+ aged, general public, Chile , 2012 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.269
SD
= 1.820
World Values Survey (2012): study CO 2012 18+ aged, general public, Colombia, 2012 N = 1512
Mean
= 8.384
SD
= 1.788
World Values Survey (2012): study CY 2011 18+ aged, general public, Cyprus, 2011 N = 996
Mean
= 7.168
SD
= 2.037
World Values Survey (2012): study EC 2013 18+ aged, general public, Ecuador, 2013 N = 1200
Mean
= 7.921
SD
= 1.735
World Values Survey (2012): study EE 2011 18+ aged, general public, Estonia, 2011 N = 1533
Mean
= 6.250
SD
= 2.070
World Values Survey (2012): study PS 2013 18+ aged, general public, Palestine, 2013 N = 995
Mean
= 5.622
SD
= 2.491
World Values Survey (2012): study DE 2013 18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2013 N = 2046
Mean
= 7.365
SD
= 1.958
World Values Survey (2012): study GH 2012 18+ aged, general public, Ghana, 2012 N = 1552
Mean
= 6.141
SD
= 2.404
World Values Survey (2012): study IQ 2013 18+ aged, general public, Iraq, 2013 N = 1200
Mean
= 5.919
SD
= 2.182
World Values Survey (2012): study JP 2010 18+ aged, general public, Japan, 2010 N = 2443
Mean
= 6.912
SD
= 1.978
World Values Survey (2012): study KZ 2011 18+ aged, general public, Kazakhstan, 2011 N = 1502
Mean
= 7.235
SD
= 2.103
World Values Survey (2012): study JO 2014 18+ aged, general public, Jordan, 2014 N = 1200
Mean
= 6.608
SD
= 2.237
World Values Survey (2012): study KR 2010 18+ aged, general public, Korea (South), 2010 N = 1200
Mean
= 6.508
SD
= 1.818
World Values Survey (2012): study KG 2011 18+ aged, general public, Kyrgyzstan, 2011 N = 1500
Mean
= 6.966
SD
= 2.166
World Values Survey (2012): study LB 2013 18+ aged, general public, Lebanon, 2013 N = 1200
Mean
= 6.506
SD
= 2.117
World Values Survey (2012): study LY 2014 18+ aged, general public, Libya, 2014 N = 2131
Mean
= 7.247
SD
= 2.545
World Values Survey (2012): study MY 2012 18+ aged, general public, Malaysia, 2012 N = 1300
Mean
= 7.134
SD
= 1.803
World Values Survey (2012): study MX 2012 18+ aged, general public, Mexico, 2012 N = 2000
Mean
= 8.502
SD
= 1.942
World Values Survey (2012): study MA 2011 18+ aged, general public, Morocco, 2011 N = 1200
Mean
= 5.940
SD
= 2.481
World Values Survey (2012): study NL 2012 18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2012 N = 1902
Mean
= 7.494
SD
= 1.352
World Values Survey (2012): study NZ 2011 18+ aged, general public, New Zealand, 2011 N = 841
Mean
= 7.641
SD
= 1.945
World Values Survey (2012): study NG 2012 18+ aged, general public, Nigeria, 2012 N = 1759
Mean
= 6.252
SD
= 2.377
World Values Survey (2012): study PK 2012 18+ aged, general public, Pakistan, 2012 N = 1200
Mean
= 7.543
SD
= 2.098
World Values Survey (2012): study PE 2012 18+ aged, general public, Peru, 2012 N = 1206
Mean
= 7.137
SD
= 2.193
World Values Survey (2012): study PH 2012 18+ aged, general public, Philippines, 2012 N = 1200
Mean
= 7.328
SD
= 2.840
World Values Survey (2012): study PL 2012 18+ aged, general public, Poland, 2012 N = 996
Mean
= 7.088
SD
= 1.966
World Values Survey (2012): study QA 2010 18+ aged, general public, Qatar, 2010 N = 1060
Mean
= 8.000
SD
= 1.929
World Values Survey (2012): study RO 2012 18+ aged, general public, Romania, 2012 N = 1503
Mean
= 6.686
SD
= 2.391
World Values Survey (2012): study RW 2012 18+ aged, general public, Rwanda, 2012 N = 1527
Mean
= 6.462
SD
= 1.611
World Values Survey (2012): study SG 2012 18+ aged, general public, Singapore, 2012 N = 1972
Mean
= 6.959
SD
= 1.632
World Values Survey (2012): study SI 2011 18+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 2011 N = 1069
Mean
= 7.358
SD
= 1.934
World Values Survey (2012): study ZW 2012 18+ aged, general public, Zimbabwe, 2012 N = 1499
Mean
= 5.806
SD
= 2.285
World Values Survey (2012): study ES 2011 18+ aged, general public, Spain, 2011 N = 1189
Mean
= 6.794
SD
= 1.753
World Values Survey (2012): study SE 2011 18+ aged, general public, Sweden, 2011 N = 1206
Mean
= 7.549
SD
= 1.705
World Values Survey (2012): study TT 2010 18+ aged, general public, Trinidad and Tobago, 2010 N = 999
Mean
= 7.466
SD
= 2.110
World Values Survey (2012): study TN 2013 18+ aged, general public, Tunisia, 2013 N = 1205
Mean
= 5.580
SD
= 2.596
World Values Survey (2012): study TR 2012 18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2012 N = 1605
Mean
= 7.243
SD
= 2.102
World Values Survey (2012): study UA 2011 18+ aged, general public, Ukraine, 2011 N = 1500
Mean
= 5.906
SD
= 2.464
World Values Survey (2012): study EG 2012 18+ aged, general public, Egypt, 2012 N = 1523
Mean
= 4.854
SD
= 2.845
World Values Survey (2012): study US 2011 18+ aged, general public, United States, 2011 N = 2232
Mean
= 7.373
SD
= 1.925
World Values Survey (2012): study UY 2011 18+ aged, general public, Uruguay, 2011 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.600
SD
= 2.021
World Values Survey (2012): study UZ 2011 18+ aged, general public, Uzbekistan, 2011 N = 1500
Mean
= 7.889
SD
= 1.861
World Values Survey (2012): study YE 2014 18+ aged, general public, Yemen, 2014 N = 1000
Mean
= 5.887
SD
= 2.661
World Values Survey (2012): study CN 2013 18+ aged, general public, China, 2013 N = 2300
Mean
= 6.852
SD
= 1.980
World Values Survey (2012): study TW 2012 18+ aged, general public, Taiwan, 2012 N = 1238
Mean
= 6.895
SD
= 2.061
World Values Survey (2012): study AR 2013 18+ aged, general public, Argentina, 2013 N = 1030
Mean
= 7.491
SD
= 1.622
World Values Survey (2012): study KW 2014 18+ aged, general public, Kuwait, 2014 N = 1303
Mean
= 7.211
SD
= 2.280
World Values Survey (2012): study TH 2013 18+ aged, general public, Thailand, 2013 N = 1200
Mean
= 7.567
SD
= 1.936
World Values Survey (2012): study ZA 2013 18+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2013 N = 3531
Mean
= 6.628
SD
= 2.315
Posel & Casale (2011): study ZA 2008 17+ aged general public, South-Africa., 2008 N = 28000
Mean
= 5.424
SD
= 2.446
European/World Values Survey (2021): study AU 2018 18+ aged general public, Australia 2018 N = 1813
Mean
= 7.279
SD
= 1.841
European/World Values Survey (2021): study AD 2018 18+ aged general public, Andorra, 2018 N = 1004
Mean
= 7.534
SD
= 1.638
European/World Values Survey (2021): study AR 2017 18+ aged general public, Argentina, 2017 N = 1003
Mean
= 7.692
SD
= 1.799
European/World Values Survey (2021): study BD 2018 18+ aged general public, Bangladesh, 2018 N = 1200
Mean
= 7.597
SD
= 1.859
European/World Values Survey (2021): study BO 2017 18+ aged general public, Bolivia, 2017 N = 2067
Mean
= 7.470
SD
= 2.060
European/World Values Survey (2021): study BR 2018 18+ aged general public, Brazil, 2018 N = 1762
Mean
= 7.540
SD
= 2.331
European/World Values Survey (2021): study CO 2018 18+ aged general public, Colombia, 2018 N = 1520
Mean
= 8.188
SD
= 2.153
European/World Values Survey (2021): study CY 2019 18+ aged general public, Cyprus, 2019 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.909
SD
= 2.139
European/World Values Survey (2021): study CL 2018 18+ aged general public, Chile, 2018 N = 1000
Mean
= 7.012
SD
= 2.056
European/World Values Survey (2021): study CN 2018 18+ aged general public, China, 2018 N = 3036
Mean
= 7.367
SD
= 2.038
European/World Values Survey (2021): study EC 2018 18+ aged general public, Ecuador, 2018 N = 1200
Mean
= 7.780
SD
= 2.348
European/World Values Survey (2021): study EG 2018 18+ aged general public, Egypt, 2018 N = 1200
Mean
= 5.866
SD
= 2.312
European/World Values Survey (2021): study ET 2020 18+ aged general public, Ethiopia, 2020 N = 1230
Mean
= 5.776
SD
= 2.835
European/World Values Survey (2021): study DE 2018 18+ aged general public, Germany, 2018 N = 1528
Mean
= 7.739
SD
= 1.685
European/World Values Survey (2021): study GR 2017 18+ aged general public, Greece, 2017 N = 1200
Mean
= 6.166
SD
= 2.072
European/World Values Survey (2021): study GT 2019 18+ aged general public, Guatemala, 2019-2020 N = 1203
Mean
= 7.521
SD
= 2.130
European/World Values Survey (2021): study HK 2018 18+ aged general public, Hong Kong, 2018 N = 2075
Mean
= 6.655
SD
= 1.890
European/World Values Survey (2021): study IR 2020 18+ aged general public, Iran, 2020 N = 1499
Mean
= 6.198
SD
= 2.624
European/World Values Survey (2021): study ID 2018 18+ aged general public, Indonesia,2018 N = 3200
Mean
= 7.564
SD
= 2.382
European/World Values Survey (2021): study IQ 2018 18+ aged general public, Iraq 2018 N = 1200
Mean
= 4.468
SD
= 1.901
European/World Values Survey (2021): study JP 2019 18+ aged general public, Japan, 2019 N = 1353
Mean
= 6.763
SD
= 1.921
European/World Values Survey (2021): study JO 2018 18+ aged general public, Jordan, 2018 N = 1203
Mean
= 6.864
SD
= 2.422
European/World Values Survey (2021): study KZ 2018 18+ aged general public, Kazakhstan,2018 N = 1276
Mean
= 6.916
SD
= 2.132
European/World Values Survey (2021): study KG 2019 18+ aged general public, Kyrgyszstan. 2019-2020 N = 1199
Mean
= 8.397
SD
= 2.282
European/World Values Survey (2021): study LB 2018 18+ aged general public, Lebanon, 2018 N = 1200
Mean
= 6.683
SD
= 1.562
European/World Values Survey (2021): study MO 2019 18+ aged general public, Macao, 2019-2020 N = 1023
Mean
= 6.456
SD
= 1.696
European/World Values Survey (2021): study MY 2018 18+ aged general public, Malaysia, 2018 N = 1313
Mean
= 6.995
SD
= 1.741
European/World Values Survey (2021): study MX 2018 18+ aged general public, Mexico, 2018 N = 1739
Mean
= 8.146
SD
= 2.057
European/World Values Survey (2021): study NZ 2019 18+ aged general public, New Zealand, 2019-2020 N = 1057
Mean
= 7.550
SD
= 1.870
European/World Values Survey (2021): study NI 2019 18+ aged general public, Nicaragua, 2019-2020 N = 1200
Mean
= 7.944
SD
= 2.295
European/World Values Survey (2021): study NG 2018 18+ aged general public, Nigeria, 2018 N = 1237
Mean
= 5.581
SD
= 2.702
European/World Values Survey (2021): study PK 2018 18+ aged general public, Pakistan, 2018 N = 1995
Mean
= 7.659
SD
= 2.411
European/World Values Survey (2021): study PE 2018 18+ aged general public, Peru, 2018 N = 1400
Mean
= 7.650
SD
= 1.809
European/World Values Survey (2021): study PH 2019 18+ aged general public, Philippines, 2019 N = 1200
Mean
= 7.400
SD
= 2.482
European/World Values Survey (2021): study PR 2020 18+ aged general public, Puerto Rico, 2020 N = 1127
Mean
= 8.407
SD
= 2.130
European/World Values Survey (2021): study RU 2017 18+ aged general public, Russia, 2017 N = 1810
Mean
= 6.576
SD
= 2.082
European/World Values Survey (2021): study RS 2017 18+ aged general public, Serbia, 2017 N = 1046
Mean
= 6.704
SD
= 1.998
European/World Values Survey (2021): study KR 2018 18+ aged general public, South Korea 2018 N = 1245
Mean
= 6.725
SD
= 1.258
European/World Values Survey (2021): study TW 2019 18+ aged general public, Taiwan, 2019 N = 1223
Mean
= 7.026
SD
= 2.056
European/World Values Survey (2021): study TJ 2020 18+ aged general public, Tajikistan, 2020 N = 1200
Mean
= 7.954
SD
= 1.870
European/World Values Survey (2021): study TH 2018 18+ aged general public, Thailand, 2018 N = 1500
Mean
= 6.584
SD
= 2.154
European/World Values Survey (2021): study TN 2019 18+ aged general public, Tunisia, 2019 N = 1208
Mean
= 5.520
SD
= 2.492
European/World Values Survey (2021): study TR 2018 18+ aged general public, Turkey, 2018 N = 2415
Mean
= 6.521
SD
= 1.907
European/World Values Survey (2021): study US 2017 18+ aged general public, United States of America, 2017 N = 2596
Mean
= 7.268
SD
= 1.972
European/World Values Survey (2021): study VN 2020 18+ aged general public, Vietnam, 2020 N = 1200
Mean
= 8.034
SD
= 1.527
European/World Values Survey (2021): study ZW 2020 18+ aged general public, Zimbabwe, 2020 N = 1215
Mean
= 4.951
SD
= 3.323
World Values Survey (2012): study BR 2014 18+ aged, general public, Brazil, 2014 N = 1486
Mean
= 7.840
SD
= 2.211
World Values Survey (2012): study GE 2014 18+ aged, general public, Georgia, 2014 N = 1202
Mean
= 5.447
SD
= 2.436
World Values Survey (2012): study HT 2016 18+ aged, general public, Haiti, 2016 N = 1996
Mean
= 5.591
SD
= 2.602
World Values Survey (2012): study HK 2014 18+ aged, general public, Hongkongl, 2014 N = 1000
Mean
= 6.850
SD
= 1.839
World Values Survey (2012): study IN 2012 18+ aged, general public, India, 2012 N = 4078
Mean
= 6.517
SD
= 2.278
European/World Values Survey (2021): study SG 2019 18+ aged general public, Singepore, 2019-2020 N = 2012
Mean
= 6.988
SD
= 1.820
European/World Values Survey (2021): study RO 2018 /1 18+ aged general public, Romania, 2018 N = 1257
Mean
= 7.145
SD
= 2.156
European/World Values Survey (2021): study UA 2020 18+ aged general public, Ukraine, 2020 N = 1289
Mean
= 6.085
SD
= 2.121
European/World Values Survey (2021): study CA 2020 18+ aged general public, Canada, 2020 N = 4018
Mean
= 6.966
SD
= 1.837