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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole at present?
0 totally unsatisfied
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9
10 extremely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Montizaan (2010): study NL 2008 Male public sector workers, close to pre-retirement, age, facing change in pension rights, Netherlands, 2008-2009 N = 5195
Mean
= 7.750