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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Self report on single question

By bearing in mind the last 12 months, are you on the wholer satisfied or dissatisfied with your present life?
4  fully satisfied
3  rather satisfied
2  less than satisfied
1  not satisfied at all
-  no answer

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Litchfield et al. (2012): study AL 2005 Working aged (15-65), Albania, 2005 N = 2923
Mean
= 1.950
SD
= 0.753
Mangiavacchi & Rapallini (2009): study IT 2003 Dual earner couples, Italy, 2002-2003 N = 4673
Mean
= 2.910
SD
= 0.540