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Happiness Measures

Measures of Happiness: O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-g

Characteristics

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

Description

Self report on single question:

Taken all things together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? On the whole, would you say you are.....?
5  very satisfied
4  satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Mean
Standard Deviation
Moller (1996): study ZA 1992 Urban blacks in 3-generation households, South Africa, 1992 N =
Rule (2007): study ZA 2004 Adults, general public, South Africa, 2004 N =
Moller (2006a): study ZA 1983 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1983 N =
Moller (2006a): study ZA 1988 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1988 N =
Moller (2006a): study ZA 1994 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1994 N =
Moller (2006a): study ZA 1995 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1995 N =
Avia & Vasques (1998): study ES 1993 Adults, age range not reported, general public, Spain, 1993 N =
Moller (2006a): study ZA 1999 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1999 N =
Moller (2006a): study ZA 2002 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2002 N =
Lindsay (2010): study NZ 2008 18+ aged, general public, New Zealand, 2008 N =
Richards (2001): study ZA ZA: Eastern Cape 2001 Adults, general public, Buffalo City, South Africa, 2001 N =
Fleming et al. (2016): study NZ 2008 15+ aged, general public, New Zealand, 2008 - 2012 N =
Moller & Roberts (2017): study ZA 2012 16+ aged general public, South Africa, 2012 N =
Moller & Roberts (2017): study ZA 1983 16+ aged general public, South Africa, 1983-2012 N =
Moller (1985): study ZA 1984 Ex-migrant workers, returned to rural Kwazulu, South Africa, 1984 N =
Dorsett & Oswald (2014): study GB 2005 18+ aged unemployed single mothers, UK, followed 5 years. Participants and controls in a program, 2003-2008 N =