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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Overall, how satisfied are you with your life nowadays?
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
Herrero & Villar (2018): study ES 2013 16+ aged, general public, Spain 2013 N = 16000
Mean
= 6.900