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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Selfreport on single question:

'Taking all tings together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unsatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Cummins et al. (2004c): study AU 2003 18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2003 N = 1897
Mean
= 77.690
SD
= 16.870