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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-eb
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 are you with your life as a whole these days?
0  very dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Healy (2005): study IE 2002 18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2002 N = 0
Mean
= 7.800
SD
= 1.543
Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2011 15+ aged, general public, Canada, 2011 N = 22435
Mean
= 8.107
SD
= 1.640
Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2009 /1 15+aged, general public, Canada, 2009 N = 61673
Mean
= 7.990
SD
= 1.370
Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2010 /1 15+aged, general public, Canada, 2010 N = 63197
Mean
= 7.990
SD
= 1.375
Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2011 /1 15+aged, general public, Canada, 2011 N = 63542
Mean
= 7.970
SD
= 1.360
Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2009 /2 15+aged, general public, Canada, 2009-2011 N = 63000
Mean
= 7.990
SD
= 1.370