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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-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:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

When you consider your present life, all in all, are you …?
5  very satisfied
4  fairly satisfied
3  rather satisfied
2  rather dissatisfied
1  fairly dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics IFES (2011): study AT 1989 16+ aged, general public, Austria, 1989 N = 2000
Mean
= 3.850
SD
= 0.837
IFES (2011): study AT 1989 /1 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Austria, 1989 N = 2000
Mean
= 3.970
SD
= 0.826