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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

How do you feel about 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 Blaauw & Pretorius (2013): study ZA 2008 20+ aged general public, South Africa, 2008 N = 13792
Mean
= 5.458
SD
= 2.476