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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-b
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:
11

Description

Self report on single question:

Overall, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
10  completely satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  not at all satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Office for National Statistics (2017): study GB 2016 16+ aged, United Kingdom, 2017 N = 66040200
Mean
= 7.700
OECD (2017): study AT 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Austria, 2017 N = 7007
Mean
= 7.521
SD
= 2.202
Herrero & Villar (2018): study ES 2013 16+ aged, general public, Spain 2013 N = 16000
Mean
= 6.900
OECD (2017): study CL 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Chile, 2017 N = 7053
Mean
= 7.370
SD
= 2.310
OECD (2017): study BE 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Belgium, 2017 N = 9651
Mean
= 7.490
SD
= 1.990
OECD (2017): study CZ 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Czech Replublic, 2017 N = 5587
Mean
= 7.050
SD
= 2.300
OECD (2017): study EE 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Estonia, 2017 N = 5587
Mean
= 7.512
SD
= 2.100
OECD (2017): study FI 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Finland, 2017 N = 5882
Mean
= 7.887
SD
= 1.852
OECD (2017): study GR 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Greece, 2017 N = 5532
Mean
= 6.915
SD
= 2.300
OECD (2017): study HU 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Hungary, 2017 N = 5658
Mean
= 7.171
SD
= 2.310
OECD (2017): study JP 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Japan, 2017 N = 6647
Mean
= 6.803
SD
= 2.286
OECD (2017): study LV 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Latvia, 2017 N = 4869
Mean
= 7.371
SD
= 2.021
OECD (2017): study NL 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Netherlands, 2017 N = 5385
Mean
= 7.824
SD
= 1.544
OECD (2017): study PL 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Poland, 2017 N = 4478
Mean
= 7.187
SD
= 2.299
OECD (2017): study SK 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Slovakia, 2017 N = 6350
Mean
= 7.469
SD
= 2.295
OECD (2017): study SI 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Slovenia, 2017 N = 6406
Mean
= 7.179
SD
= 2.285
OECD (2017): study CH 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Switzerland, 2017 N = 5860
Mean
= 7.720
SD
= 1.970
OECD (2017): study TR 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Turkey, 2017 N = 5895
Mean
= 6.118
SD
= 2.935
OECD (2017): study US 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, United States of America, 2017 N = 5712
Mean
= 7.351
SD
= 2.215
OECD (2017): study BR 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Brazil, 2017 N = 23141
Mean
= 7.583
SD
= 2.423
OECD (2017): study CN 15-16 aged, secundary school students, China, 2017 N = 9841
Mean
= 6.832
SD
= 2.335
OECD (2017): study BG 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Bulgaria, 2017 N = 5928
Mean
= 7.428
SD
= 2.527
OECD (2017): study CR 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Costa Rica, 2017 N = 6866
Mean
= 8.206
SD
= 2.124
OECD (2017): study CY 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Cyprus, 2017 N = 5571
Mean
= 7.064
SD
= 2.309
OECD (2017): study LT 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Lithuania, 2017 N = 6525
Mean
= 7.865
SD
= 2.151
OECD (2017): study ME 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Montenegro, 2017 N = 5665
Mean
= 7.753
SD
= 2.487
OECD (2017): study PE 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Peru, 2017 N = 6971
Mean
= 7.496
SD
= 2.434
OECD (2017): study QA 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Qatar, 2017 N = 12083
Mean
= 7.413
SD
= 2.540
OECD (2017): study RU 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Russia, 2017 N = 6036
Mean
= 7.758
SD
= 2.278
OECD (2017): study TH 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Thailand, 2017 N = 8249
Mean
= 7.706
SD
= 2.125
OECD (2017): study UY 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Uruguay, 2017 N = 6062
Mean
= 7.696
SD
= 2.271
OECD (2017): study AE 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, United Arab Emirates, 2017 N = 14167
Mean
= 7.299
SD
= 2.504
OECD (2017): study TW 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Taiwan, 2017 N = 7708
Mean
= 6.594
SD
= 2.117
OECD (2017): study CO 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Colombia, 2017 N = 11795
Mean
= 7.881
SD
= 2.359
OECD (2017): study MY 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Malaysia, 2017 N = 8861
Mean
= 7.065
SD
= 2.136
OECD (2017): study FR 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, France, 2017 N = 6108
Mean
= 7.630
SD
= 1.940
OECD (2017): study DE 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Germany, 2017 N = 6522
Mean
= 7.350
SD
= 2.170
OECD (2017): study IT 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Italy, 2017 N = 11583
Mean
= 6.890
SD
= 2.250
OECD (2017): study PT 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Portugal, 2017 N = 7325
Mean
= 7.360
SD
= 199.000
OECD (2017): study GB 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, United Kingdom, 2017 N = 14157
Mean
= 6.980
SD
= 2.310
OECD (2017): study IS 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Iceland, 2017 N = 3374
Mean
= 7.800
SD
= 2.210
OECD (2017): study IE 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Ireland, 2017 N = 5741
Mean
= 7.300
SD
= 2.150
OECD (2017): study LU 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Luxembourg, 2017 N = 5299
Mean
= 7.380
SD
= 2.210
OECD (2017): study KR 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Korea (South), 2017 N = 5581
Mean
= 6.360
SD
= 2.350
OECD (2017): study MX 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Mexico, 2017 N = 7568
Mean
= 8.270
SD
= 2.020
OECD (2017): study ES 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Spain, 2017 N = 6736
Mean
= 7.420
SD
= 2.070
OECD (2017): study HR 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Croatia, 2017 N = 5809
Mean
= 7.906
SD
= 2.046
OECD (2017): study DO 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Dominican Republic, 2017 N = 4740
Mean
= 8.500
SD
= 2.320
OECD (2017): study MO 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Macao, 2017 N = 4476
Mean
= 6.590
SD
= 2.120
OECD (2017): study HK 2015 15-16 aged, secundary school students, Hong Kong, 2017 N = 5359
Mean
= 6.477
SD
= 2.060
OECD (2019a): study ZZ 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, multiple countries, 2018 N = 493202
Mean
= 7.240
SD
= 2.600
OECD (2019a): study AE 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, United Arab Emirates, 2018 N = 17467
Mean
= 6.950
SD
= 2.840
OECD (2019a): study AL 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils,Albania, 2018 N = 6041
Mean
= 8.600
SD
= 2.080
OECD (2019a): study AR 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Argentina, 2018 N = 9009
Mean
= 7.300
SD
= 2.640
OECD (2019a): study AT 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Austria, 2018 N = 6151
Mean
= 7.210
SD
= 2.550
OECD (2019a): study BG 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Bulgaria, 2018 N = 3992
Mean
= 7.160
SD
= 2.880
OECD (2019a): study BA 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Bosnia Herzegovina, 2018 N = 5461
Mean
= 7.810
SD
= 2.550
OECD (2019a): study BY 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils,Belarus 2018 N = 5472
Mean
= 8.080
SD
= 2.060
OECD (2019a): study BR 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Brazil, 2018 N = 7647
Mean
= 7.050
SD
= 2.850
OECD (2019a): study BN 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Brunei Darussalam, 2018 N = 6014
Mean
= 5.800
SD
= 2.410
OECD (2019a): study CH 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Switzerland, 2018 N = 4928
Mean
= 7.380
SD
= 2.260
OECD (2019a): study CL 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Chile, 2018 N = 6388
Mean
= 7.120
SD
= 2.610
OECD (2019a): study CO 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Colombia, 2018 N = 6285
Mean
= 7.570
SD
= 2.620
OECD (2019a): study CR 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Costa Rica, 2018 N = 6006
Mean
= 7.950
SD
= 2.300
OECD (2019a): study CZ 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Czech Repubic, 2018 N = 6318
Mean
= 6.920
SD
= 2.630
OECD (2019a): study DE 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Germany, 2018 N = 3919
Mean
= 7.030
SD
= 2.560
OECD (2019a): study DO 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils,Dominican Republic, 2018 N = 2670
Mean
= 8.100
SD
= 2.700
OECD (2019a): study ES 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Spain, 2018 N = 31623
Mean
= 7.330
SD
= 2.290
OECD (2019a): study EE 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Estonia, 2018 N = 4961
Mean
= 7.180
SD
= 2.410
OECD (2019a): study FI 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Finland, 2018 N = 5179
Mean
= 7.610
SD
= 2.180
OECD (2019a): study FR 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, France, 2018 N = 5209
Mean
= 7.150
SD
= 2.270
OECD (2019a): study GB 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, United Kingdom, 2018 N = 12197
Mean
= 6.310
SD
= 2.650
OECD (2019a): study GE 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Georgia, 2018 N = 4273
Mean
= 7.560
SD
= 2.690
OECD (2019a): study GR 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils,Greece, 2018 N = 5738
Mean
= 6.980
SD
= 2.470
OECD (2019a): study HK 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Hong Kong, 2018 N = 5526
Mean
= 6.270
SD
= 2.240
OECD (2019a): study HR 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Croatia, 2018 N = 6077
Mean
= 7.670
SD
= 2.470
OECD (2019a): study HU 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Hungary, 2018 N = 4742
Mean
= 7.120
SD
= 2.500
OECD (2019a): study ID 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Indonesia, 2018 N = 10908
Mean
= 7.350
SD
= 2.450
OECD (2019a): study IE 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Ireland, 2018 N = 5178
Mean
= 6.730
SD
= 2.460
OECD (2019a): study IS 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils,Iceland, 2018 N = 2865
Mean
= 7.340
SD
= 2.370
OECD (2019a): study IT 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Italy, 2018 N = 10052
Mean
= 6.990
SD
= 2.410
OECD (2019a): study JO 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Jordan, 2018 N = 7502
Mean
= 6.820
SD
= 3.190
OECD (2019a): study JP 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Japan, 2018 N = 5829
Mean
= 6.190
SD
= 2.600
OECD (2019a): study KZ 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils,Kazakhstan, 2018 N = 17442
Mean
= 8.500
SD
= 2.150
OECD (2019a): study KR 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Korea (south), 2018 N = 6463
Mean
= 6.500
SD
= 2.620
OECD (2019a): study LB 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils,Lebanon, 2018 N = 3596
Mean
= 6.670
SD
= 2.730
OECD (2019a): study LT 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Lithuania, 2018 N = 6188
Mean
= 7.610
SD
= 2.430
OECD (2019a): study LU 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Luxembourg , 2018 N = 4598
OECD (2019a): study LV 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils,Latvia, 2018 N = 4838
Mean
= 7.150
SD
= 2.390
OECD (2019a): study MO 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Macao, 2018 N = 3674
Mean
= 6.070
SD
= 2.340
OECD (2019a): study MD 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Moldova, 2018 N = 4826
Mean
= 7.670
SD
= 2.510
OECD (2019a): study MX 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Mexico, 2018 N = 5437
Mean
= 8.120
SD
= 2.180
OECD (2019a): study MK 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, North Macedonia, 2018 N = 4710
Mean
= 8.190
SD
= 2.310
OECD (2019a): study MA 2018 /1 15-years-old highschool pupils, Morocco, 2018 N = 3802
Mean
= 6.960
SD
= 3.050
OECD (2019a): study ME 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Montenegro, 2018 N = 5502
Mean
= 7.690
SD
= 2.840
OECD (2019a): study MY 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Malaysia, 2018 N = 5728
Mean
= 7.050
SD
= 2.400
OECD (2019a): study NL 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Netherlands, 2018 N = 3665
Mean
= 7.510
SD
= 1.720
OECD (2019a): study PA 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Panama, 2018 N = 3417
Mean
= 7.920
SD
= 2.500
OECD (2019a): study PE 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Peru, 2018 N = 4185
Mean
= 7.280
SD
= 2.530
OECD (2019a): study PH 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Philippines, 2018 N = 5904
Mean
= 7.230
SD
= 2.620
OECD (2019a): study PL 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Poland, 2018 N = 5278
Mean
= 6.740
SD
= 2.640
OECD (2019a): study PT 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Potugal, 2018 N = 5347
Mean
= 7.150
SD
= 2.210
OECD (2019a): study QA 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Qatar, 2018 N = 10993
Mean
= 6.840
SD
= 2.890
OECD (2019a): study AZ Baku 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils Azerbaijan (Baku) 2018 N = 4302
Mean
= 7.250
SD
= 3.100
OECD (2019a): study CN 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, China (B-S-J-Z), 2018 N = 11696
Mean
= 6.680
SD
= 2.500
OECD (2019a): study RU Moscow 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Russia (Moscow Region), 2018 N = 0
Mean
= 7.280
SD
= 2.770
OECD (2019a): study RU Kazan 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Russia (Tatarstan), 2018 N = 5166
Mean
= 7.470
SD
= 2.660
OECD (2019a): study XY Kosovo 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Kosovo, 2018 N = 4292
Mean
= 8.310
SD
= 2.400
OECD (2019a): study SA 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Saudi Arabia, 2018 N = 5113
Mean
= 7.930
SD
= 2.661
OECD (2019a): study RS 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils Serbia, 2018 N = 5300
Mean
= 7.600
SD
= 2.647
OECD (2019a): study SK 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Slovakia, 2018 N = 5191
Mean
= 7.220
SD
= 2.584
OECD (2019a): study SI 2018 15-years-old highschool pupil, Slovenia, 2018 N = 5747
Mean
= 6.840
SD
= 2.812
OECD (2019a): study SE 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Sweden, 2018 N = 4899
Mean
= 7.000
SD
= 2.534
OECD (2019a): study TW 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Taiwan, 2018 N = 6856
Mean
= 6.520
SD
= 2.392
OECD (2019a): study TH 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Thailand, 2018 N = 8103
Mean
= 7.560
SD
= 2.228
OECD (2019a): study TR 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Turkey, 2018 N = 6286
Mean
= 5.610
SD
= 3.054
OECD (2019a): study UA 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Ukraine, 2018 N = 5656
Mean
= 8.030
SD
= 2.144
OECD (2019a): study UY 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Uruguay, 2018 N = 3945
Mean
= 7.540
SD
= 2.511
OECD (2019a): study US 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, United States of America, 2018 N = 4405
Mean
= 6.770
SD
= 2.571
OECD (2019a): study VN 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Viet Nam, 2018 N = 5228
Mean
= 7.470
SD
= 2.114
OECD (2019a): study RO 2018 15-years-old highschool pupils, Romania, 2018 N = 0
Mean
= 7.870
SD
= 2.300
OECD (2019a): study RU 2018 /1 15-years-old highschool pupils, Russia, 2018 N = 6754
Mean
= 7.260
SD
= 2.720