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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Please indicate in a school mark (0-10) how happy you are with your life as a whole at this moment
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Preceded by nine questions on happiness with life domains, such as job, financial situation and health

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Antonides (2004): study NL 2004 People with income setback in past 2 years, The Netherlands, 2004 N = 808
Mean
= 7.500