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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-g-sq-v-5-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, to what extend are you satisfied or dissatisfied with your life in general?
1  very dissatisfied
2  fairly dissatisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4  fairly satisfied
5  very satisfied
-  don't know, no answer

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Molnar & Kapitany (2006): study HU 2003 18+ aged, general public, Hungary, 2003 N = 3540
Mean
= 2.727
SD
= 1.023