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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
5  very satisfied
4  satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  not satisfied
1  not satisfied at all

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2003 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2003 N = 2497
Mean
= 3.056
SD
= 1.245
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2004 /1 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2004 N = 2799
Mean
= 3.090
SD
= 1.200
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2004 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2004_2 N = 2784
Mean
= 3.185
SD
= 1.179
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2005 /1 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2005 N = 2850
Mean
= 3.030
SD
= 1.188
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2005 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2005 N = 2884
Mean
= 3.156
SD
= 1.110
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2006 /1 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2006 N = 2904
Mean
= 3.067
SD
= 1.184
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2006 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2006 N = 2939
Mean
= 3.179
SD
= 1.114
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2007 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2007 N = 3164
Mean
= 3.284
SD
= 1.090
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2008 /1 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2008 N = 3321
Mean
= 3.173
SD
= 1.112
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2008 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2008 N = 3292
Mean
= 3.273
SD
= 1.127
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2010 /1 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2010 N = 3112
Mean
= 3.479
SD
= 0.999
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2012 /2 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2012 N = 2509
Mean
= 3.234
SD
= 1.192
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2013 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2013 N = 2876
Mean
= 3.069
SD
= 1.217
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2014 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2014 N = 3124
Mean
= 3.256
SD
= 1.230
SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2015 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2015 N = 3115
Mean
= 3.230
SD
= 1.193