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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Are you, in general, satisfied with your present life?
1  very unsatisfied
2
3
4
5  very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Easterlin (2014a): study CN 1997 18+ aged, general public, urban areas, China, 1997-2010 N = 5000
Mean
= 3.410