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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-3-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:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
3

Description

Selfreport on single question

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole thbese days? What would you say you are.
3 very satisfied
2 satisfied
1 dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Fischer et al. (2015): study AU 1995 Youngsters Australia, followed from age 14 to age 21, 1995-2002 N = 3745
Mean
= 2.147
SD
= 0.604
Fischer et al. (2015a): study AU 1995 14 year olds, Australia, followed to age 21, 1995-2002 N = 7223