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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays?
5  pretty satisfied
4  fairly satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  fairly dissatisfied
1  pretty dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Frijters et al. (2006): study RU 1994 18-65 aged general public, Russia, followed yearly, 1994-2001 N = 38000
Mean
= 2.270
Tsai (2016): study TW 2005 /1 19+ aged, general public, Taiwan, 2005 N = 2146
Mean
= 3.742
SD
= 0.987
Tsai (2016): study TW 2010 19+ aged, general public, Taiwan, 2010 N = 1895
Mean
= 3.742
SD
= 0.987