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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c
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:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question

How satisfied are you all things considered with your life as a whole these days?
4  definitely satisfied
3  quite satisfied
2  rather dissatisfied
1  definitely dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics LLH survey (2011): study AM 2001 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Armenia, 2001 N = 2000
Mean
= 2.285
SD
= 1.019
LLH survey (2011): study BY 2001 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Belarus, 2001 N = 2000
Mean
= 2.543
SD
= 0.902
LLH survey (2011): study GE 2001 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Georgia, 2001 N = 2022
Mean
= 1.586
SD
= 0.766
LLH survey (2011): study KG 2001 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Kyrgyzstan, 2001 N = 2000
Mean
= 2.690
SD
= 1.020
LLH survey (2011): study MD 2001 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Moldova, 2001 N = 2000
Mean
= 2.284
SD
= 0.827
LLH survey (2011): study RU 2001 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Russia, 2001 N = 4006
Mean
= 2.558
SD
= 0.885
LLH survey (2011): study UA 2001 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Ukraine, 2001 N = 2400
Mean
= 2.262
SD
= 0.975