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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
1  not at all satisfied
2  not very satisfied
3  satisfied
4  very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Krueger & Mueller (2008): study US 2006 20-26 aged, United States, 2006 N = 2075
Saad (2004a): study US 2003 /1 18+ aged, USA, 2003 N = 1004
Bucchianeri (2011): study US Ohio 2005 18+ aged, women, Columbus City, United States, 2005 N = 809