print

Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cc
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? Choose a point on this scale, where point '0' signifies that you are not at all satisfied and point '10' that you are completely satisfied with the life you lead."
0   not at all satisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Eurobarometer (1975): study FR 1975 /1 16+ aged, general public, France, 1975 N = 1156
Mean
= 6.654
SD
= 2.028
Eurobarometer (1975): study BE 1975 /1 16+ aged, general public, Belgium, 1975 N = 1554
Mean
= 7.813
SD
= 1.888
Eurobarometer (1975): study NL 1975 /1 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1975 N = 1093
Mean
= 7.505
SD
= 1.788
Eurobarometer (1975): study XZ Germany West 1975 /1 16+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1975 N = 1039
Mean
= 7.075
SD
= 2.113
Eurobarometer (1975): study IT 1975 /1 16+ aged, general public, Italy, 1975 N = 1043
Mean
= 6.263
SD
= 2.056
Eurobarometer (1975): study LU 1975 /1 16+ aged, general public, Luxembourg, 1975 N = 324
Mean
= 7.666
SD
= 2.163
Eurobarometer (1994a): study DK 1975 16+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1975 N = 1073
Mean
= 8.262
SD
= 1.993
Eurobarometer (1975): study IE 1975 /1 16+ aged, general public, Ireland, 1975 N = 1000
Mean
= 8.166
SD
= 2.066
Eurobarometer (1975): study GB 1975 /1 16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1975 N = 1028
Mean
= 7.518
SD
= 1.945
Eurobarometer (1975): study GB Northern Ireland 1975 15+ aged, general public, Northern Ireland region, United Kingdom, 1975 N = 300
Mean
= 8.218
SD
= 1.787
Eurobarometer (1983): study FR 1983 16+ aged, general public, France, 1983 N = 996
Mean
= 5.847
SD
= 2.245
Eurobarometer (1983): study BE 1983 16+ aged, general public, Belgium, 1983 N = 979
Mean
= 7.058
SD
= 1.929
Eurobarometer (1983): study NL 1983 16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1983 N = 993
Mean
= 7.332
SD
= 1.952
Eurobarometer (1983): study XZ Germany West 1983 16+ aged, general public, Germany-West (former), 1983 N = 1029
Mean
= 6.807
SD
= 2.030
Eurobarometer (1983): study IT 1983 16+ aged, general public, Italy, 1983 N = 1020
Mean
= 6.189
SD
= 2.410
Eurobarometer (1983): study LU 1983 16+ aged, general public, Luxembourg, 1983 N = 297
Mean
= 7.304
SD
= 2.191
Eurobarometer (1983): study DK 1983 16+ aged, general public, Denmark, 1983 N = 1027
Mean
= 7.547
SD
= 2.006
Eurobarometer (1983): study IE 1983 16+ aged, general public, Ireland, 1983 N = 982
Mean
= 7.202
SD
= 2.029
Eurobarometer (1983): study GB 1983 16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1983 N = 1017
Mean
= 7.046
SD
= 2.193
Eurobarometer (1983): study GB Northern Ireland 1983 15+ aged, general public, Northern Ireland region, United Kingdom, 1983 N = 322
Mean
= 7.246
SD
= 1.964
Eurobarometer (1983): study GR 1983 16+ aged, general public, Greece, 1983 N = 970
Mean
= 5.330
SD
= 2.549
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study IT 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Italy, 2013 N = 2869
Mean
= 6.900
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study PT 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Portugal, 2013 N = 1558
Mean
= 7.000
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study ES 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34,Spain , 2013 N = 5449
Mean
= 7.200
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study GR 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34,Greece , 2013 N = 3115
Mean
= 6.500
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study CY 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Cyprus, 2013 N = 2751
Mean
= 6.500
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study MT 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Malta, 2013 N = 1148
Mean
= 7.500
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study DE 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Germany, 2013 N = 3047
Mean
= 7.400
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study AT 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34,Austria , 2013 N = 2069
Mean
= 8.100
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study FR 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34 France, 2013 N = 2571
Mean
= 7.400
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study BE 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Belgium, 2013 N = 1945
Mean
= 7.700
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study LU 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Luxembourg, 2013 N = 1162
Mean
= 7.700
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study NL 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Netherlands, 2013 N = 1732
Mean
= 7.900
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study CH 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Switzerland, 2013 N = 2467
Mean
= 7.900
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study IE 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Ireland, 2013 N = 1165
Mean
= 7.500
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study GB 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, United Kingdom, 2013 N = 2750
Mean
= 7.400
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study SE 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Sweden, 2013 N = 1325
Mean
= 7.800
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study DK 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Denmark, 2013 N = 744
Mean
= 7.900
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study FI 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Finland, 2013 N = 2316
Mean
= 8.200
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study NO 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Norway, 2013 N = 1403
Mean
= 7.900
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study IS 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Iceland, 2013 N = 820
Mean
= 8.100
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study LT 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Lithuania, 2013 N = 1134
Mean
= 7.500
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study LV 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Latvia, 2013 N = 1770
Mean
= 7.100
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study EE 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Estonia, 2013 N = 2331
Mean
= 7.100
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study PL 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Poland, 2013 N = 4702
Mean
= 7.900
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study BG 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Bulgaria, 2013 N = 1563
Mean
= 5.500
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study RO 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Romania, 2013 N = 3017
Mean
= 7.600
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study HU 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Hungary, 2013 N = 3718
Mean
= 6.800
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study CZ 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Czech Republic, 2013 N = 1871
Mean
= 7.400
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study SK 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Slovakia, 2013 N = 3814
Mean
= 7.500
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study SI 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Slovenia, 2013 N = 1248
Mean
= 7.600
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study RS 2013 Young adults,aged 18-34, Serbia, 2013 N = 2442
Mean
= 5.600
D'Agostino et al. (2019): study PT 2013 /1 18-34 aged general public, Portugal, 2013 N = 1558
Mean
= 7.000