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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

How satisfied are you with your current life as a whole?
5  satisfied
4  fairly satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Future Life Survey (2011): study JP 1999 Adults, 18-69 aged, general public, Japan, 1999 N = 2210
Mean
= 3.417
SD
= 0.919
Future Life Survey (2011): study JP 1997 Adults,18-69 aged, general public, Japan, 1997 N = 2372
Mean
= 3.593
SD
= 0.889
Future Life Survey (2011): study JP 1995 Adults, 18-69 aged, general public, Japan, 1995 N = 2352
Mean
= 3.602
SD
= 0.897