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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-5-b
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:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

When you consider your life-as-a-whole, are you..........?
0  quite dissatisfied
1
2
3
4  very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics CBS (2004): study NL 2002 12+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2002 N = 37482
Mean
= 3.337
SD
= 0.893