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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-h
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 with your life as a whole these days?
4  quite satisfied
3  rather satisfied
2  rather unsatisfied
1  completely dissatisfied
-   not applicable
-   hard to say

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Uglanova (2006): study RU 1993 16+ aged, general public, Russia, 1993 N = 2018
Mean
= 2.520
SD
= 0.842
ICCV (2011): study RU 2000 16+ aged, general public, Russia, 2000 N = 1600
Mean
= 2.681
SD
= 0.882