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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-7-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:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question

Here are some questions about how you feel about your life. Please tick the number which you feel best describes how dissatisfied or satisfied you are with the following aspects of your current situation…

Your life as a whole.
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied

Last item in a list of domain satisfactions

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Anand et al. (2005): study GB 2000 16+ aged, general public, UK, 2000 N = 12040
Mean
= 5.220
SD
= 1.262