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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

What do you mean, how satisfied are you at present with your life in general.
10 completely satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  completely dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Nauenburg (2002): study SI 1999 18+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 1999 N = 1012
Mean
= 7.320
SD
= 1.854
Nauenburg (2002): study DE 1999 18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1999 N = 2493
Mean
= 7.606
SD
= 1.716
Nauenburg (2002): study HU 1999 18+ aged, general public, Hungary, 1999 N = 1510
Mean
= 6.218
SD
= 2.254
Nauenburg (2002): study CH 2000 18+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2000 N = 1054
Mean
= 8.310
SD
= 1.347
Nauenburg (2002): study SE 1999 18+ aged, general public, Sweden, 1999 N = 2698
Mean
= 7.810
SD
= 1.707
Nauenburg (2002): study AT 1999 18-65 aged, general public, Austria, 1999 N = 502
Mean
= 8.410
SD
= 1.415
Nauenburg (2002): study TR 2001 18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2001 N = 4007
Mean
= 4.616
SD
= 2.569
Nauenburg (2002): study KR 2001 18+ aged, general public,, Korea,(South), 2001 N = 1134
Mean
= 6.010
SD
= 1.466