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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Taking all things together, how saisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
5  very satisfied
4
3
2
1  very dissatisfied

Labels of intermediate response options not reported

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Chan, D. et al. (2017): study ZZ Developing nations 2012 50+ aged, 6 non-Western developing countries, 201? N = 35329
Chan, D. et al. (2017): study CN 2012 50+ aged, China, 201? N = 13367
Mean
= 3.650
SD
= 0.680
Chan, D. et al. (2017): study GH 2012 50+ aged, Ghana, 201? N = 4724
Mean
= 3.480
SD
= 0.830
Chan, D. et al. (2017): study IN 2012 50+ aged, India, 201? N = 7150
Mean
= 3.690
SD
= 0.770
Chan, D. et al. (2017): study MX 2012 50+ aged, Mexico, 201? N = 2315
Mean
= 3.920
SD
= 0.640
Chan, D. et al. (2017): study RU 2012 50+ aged, Russia, 201? N = 3933
Mean
= 3.450
SD
= 0.770
Chan, D. et al. (2017): study ZA 2012 50+ aged, South Africa, 201? N = 3840
Mean
= 3.630
SD
= 0.820