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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-j
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;

What is your level of satisfaction with life presently as a whole?
5  satisfied sufficiently
4  somewhat satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  not so satisfied
1  very dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Deggeller et al. (1978): study NL 1978 18-65 aged women The Netherlands, 1978 N = 1119
Mean
= 3.850
SD
= 0.726