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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a
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 scales transformed to same range (nt)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel about your life as a whole right now?
0  very dissatisfied
1
2
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9
10  very satisfied

Combined with score on the same question rated on scale 1-10

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Clark & Etile (2009): study DE 2002 18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2002,2004,2006 N = 19899
Hagerty & Veenhoven (2003): study ZZ World samples 1972 Adutl general population in 21 nations, 1972-1996 N = 9300000