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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW---sq-nt-11-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
various time frames (*)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scales transformed to same range (nt)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question

Various questions on satisfaction with life as-a-whole, rated on 10 or 11 step numeral scales. 10 step variants stretched to range 0-10

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Ram (2009): study ZZ 2006 18+ aged, general public, 87 nations, 2006 N = 87000
Mean
= 6.000
SD
= 1.300
Bergheim (2007): study ZZ OECD member states 2005 14+ aged general public, 22 rich countries, 2005 N = 33000
Brulé & Veenhoven (2012): study ZZ Europe 2000 Adults, 6 European nations, 2000-2009 N = 55000
Downie et al. (2007): study ZZ World samples 1995 Adults, general public, 90 nations 1995-2005 N = 100000
Mean
= 6.080
SD
= 1.280
Ram (2009): study ZZ 2006 /1 18+ aged, general public, 87 nations, 2006 N = 87000
Mean
= 6.000
SD
= 1.300
Stevenson & Wolfers (2008): study JP 1958 18+ aged general public, Japan, 1958-2007 N = 100000
Joshanloo et al. (2014): study ZZ 2014 Students, 14 nations, 2014 N = 2398