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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-a
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:
7

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Finally, will you consider some other aspects of your life at the present moment, and indicate how satisfied  you feel about each in turn....... Taking everything together, your life -as-a-whole- these  days.......?

1  I'm extremely dissatisfied
2  I'm very dissatisfied
3  I'm moderately dissatisfied
4  I'm not sure
5  I'm moderately satisfied
6  I'm very satisfied
7  I'm extremely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Warr et al. (1979): study GB 1977 Factory workers, blue collar, UK, 1977 N = 590
Mean
= 5.130
SD
= 1.280