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Happiness Measures

Measures of Happiness: O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-f

Characteristics

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

Description

Self report on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are very unsatisfied, please tick '0'. When you are partly satisfied, tick '5', and when you are very satisfied please tick '10'.
0  very unsatisfied
1
2
3
4
5   partly satisfied
6
7
8
9
10 very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Mean
Standard Deviation
Weick (1994a): study DE 1993 18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1993 N =
Noll & Zapf (1991): study DE East Germany 1990 /1 18+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1990 N =