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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j
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 rating on single question:

Please rate your feelings about .. Using this 1 to 10 scale
.. Your life as a whole right now
1  very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Helliwell & Huang (2010): study CA 2003 Workers, Canada, ,2003 N = 9949
Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2003 15+ aged, general public, Canada, 2003 N = 24951
Mean
= 7.900
SD
= 1.638
Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2003 /1 15+ aged, general public, Canada, 2003-2011 N = 20000
Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2005 15+ aged, general public, Canada, 2005 N = 24951
Mean
= 7.730
SD
= 1.630
Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2006 15+ aged, general public, Canada, 2006 N = 23608
Mean
= 7.980
SD
= 1.640
Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2008 15+ aged, general public, Canada, 2008 N = 20401
Mean
= 7.910
SD
= 1.720
Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2009 15+ aged, general public, Canada, 2009 N = 19422
Mean
= 8.320
SD
= 1.610
Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2010 15+ aged, general public, Canada, 2010 N = 15390
Mean
= 7.600
SD
= 1.780