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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Now I would like to ask you about your life as a whole. How satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
5  satisfied
4  somewhat satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (neutral)
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  dissatisfied
-  other (specify)
-  don't know

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Yoshino (2009): study IN 2008 18+ aged, general public, India, 2008 N = 2002
Mean
= 4.638
SD
= 0.581