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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0  not at all satisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Knabe et al. (2009): study DE 2008 Fulltime employed and long-term unemployed, Germany, 2008 N = 737
Mean
= 5.880
Fritsch et al. (2018): study ZZ Europe 2013 18+aged,working people, 32 European countries, 2013 N = 161127
Mean
= 7.290