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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Taken all together, how satisfied are you with your actual life?
1  completely dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Miles & Rossi (2007): study ES 2001 16-65 aged, satisfied public sector workers, Spain, 2001-03 N = 1920
Mean
= 7.530
SD
= 1.330