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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-fv-11-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
faces+verbal scale (fv)
Scale Range:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

How happy are you with your life as a whole? Mark the box that best fits with how you feel
0 very sad                          (very sad face)|
1
3                                             (sad face)
4
5 neither happy nor sad (neutral face)
6
7                                           (moderately cheerful face)
8
9
10 very happy                (cheerful face face)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Cubas Barragan (2008): study MX Chiapas 2003 Basic school children, Mexico, 200? N = 471
Mean
= 8.300