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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

How satisfied are you with your life in general these days?
5  very satisfied
4  fairly satisfied
3  satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  fairly dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
-   Don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Yoshino (2007b): study GB 1987 18+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1987 N = 1049
Mean
= 4.088
SD
= 0.855
Yoshino (2007b): study NL 1993 18+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1993 N = 1083
Mean
= 4.166
SD
= 0.804