print

Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-p
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 these days?
1  not at all satisfied
2  not very satisfied
3  satisfied
4  very satisfied
5  completely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics World Values Survey (2004): study IN 1999 18+ aged, general public, India, 1999 N = 1980
Mean
= 3.022
SD
= 1.017
Inglehart et al. (2008): study IN 2006 18+ aged, general public, India, 2006 N = 2001
Mean
= 3.318
SD
= 1.035