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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Self report on single question:

To what extend are you satisfied with your life in general at the present time?
1  not at all satisfied
2  less than satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4  rather satisfied
5  fully satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Mean
Standard Deviation
Uglanova (2006): study RU 1994 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 1994-2005. N = 0
Mean
= 2.969
SD
= 1.101
RLMS (2023): study RU 2005 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2005 N = 0
Mean
= 2.969
SD
= 1.101
Danzer & Danzer (2016): study UA 2003 Elderly followed 5 years before and after reaching pension age, Ukraine, 2003-2007 N = 4927
Namazie & Sanfey (1999): study KG 1993 14+ aged, general public, Kyrgyzstan, 1993 N = 5647
Mean
= 2.365
SD
= 1.133
GESIS (2007): study DE East Germany 1996 /1 16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1996 N = 7574
Mean
= 3.333
SD
= 0.807
RLMS (2023): study RU 2000 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2000 N = 7583
Mean
= 2.383
SD
= 1.095
RLMS (2023): study RU 2004 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2004 N = 7771
Mean
= 2.897
SD
= 1.112
RLMS (2023): study RU 2003 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2003 N = 7784
Mean
= 2.762
SD
= 1.149
RLMS (2023): study RU 2002 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2002 N = 7885
Mean
= 2.868
SD
= 1.139
RLMS (2023): study RU 1998 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 1998 N = 7901
Mean
= 2.083
SD
= 1.062
RLMS (2023): study RU 2001 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2001 N = 7903
Mean
= 2.588
SD
= 1.126
RLMS (2023): study RU 1994 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 1994 N = 8082
Mean
= 2.260
SD
= 1.045
RLMS (2023): study RU 1996 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 1996 N = 8106
Mean
= 2.161
SD
= 1.049
RLMS (2023): study RU 1995 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 1995 N = 8507
Mean
= 2.241
SD
= 1.086
RLMS (2023): study RU 1992 16+ aged, general public, Russia, 1992 N = 10692
Mean
= 2.099
SD
= 1.010
RLMS (2023): study RU 1993 16+ aged, general public, Russia, 1993 N = 10894
Mean
= 2.141
SD
= 1.045
Senik (2004): study RU 1994 18+ aged general public, Russia, followed 6 years, 1994-2000 N = 11129
RLMS (2023): study RU 2009 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2009 N = 11815
Mean
= 3.114
SD
= 1.116
RLMS (2023): study RU 2008 14+ aged general public, Russia, 2008 N = 11862
Mean
= 3.087
SD
= 1.124
RLMS (2023): study RU 2007 /1 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2007 N = 12290
Mean
= 3.033
SD
= 1.134
Grogan & Summerfield (2014): study RU 2006 46-59 aged women and 51-64 aged men, Russia, followed 5 years, 2006-2011 N = 12466
RLMS (2023): study RU 2006 14+ aged general public, Russia, 2006 N = 12489
Mean
= 2.962
SD
= 1.142
RLMS (2023): study RU 2021 14+ aged general public, Russia, 2021 N = 14581
Mean
= 3.338
SD
= 1.005
RLMS (2023): study RU 2020 14+ aged general public, Russia, 2020 N = 14599
Mean
= 3.330
SD
= 1.013
RLMS (2023): study RU 2019 14+ aged general public, Russia, 2019 N = 14859
Mean
= 3.342
SD
= 1.040
RLMS (2023): study RU 2018 14+ aged general public, Russia, 2018 N = 14945
Mean
= 3.299
SD
= 1.044
RLMS (2023): study RU 2015 14+ aged general public, Russia, 2015 N = 15118
Mean
= 3.282
SD
= 1.081
RLMS (2023): study RU 2014 14+ aged general public, Russia, 2014 N = 15173
Mean
= 3.316
SD
= 1.076
RLMS (2023): study RU 2016 14+ aged general public, Russia, 2016 N = 15306
Mean
= 3.265
SD
= 1.063
RLMS (2023): study RU 2017 14+ aged general public, Russia, 2017 N = 15489
Mean
= 3.327
SD
= 1.064
RLMS (2023): study RU 2010 14+ aged general public, Russia, 2010 N = 17807
Mean
= 3.173
SD
= 1.122
RLMS (2023): study RU 2013 14+ aged general public, Russia, 2013 N = 17953
Mean
= 3.331
SD
= 1.077
RLMS (2023): study RU 2011 14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2011 N = 18292
Mean
= 3.242
SD
= 1.094
RLMS (2023): study RU 2012 14+ aged general public, Russia, 2012 N = 18687
Mean
= 3.311
SD
= 1.068