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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-10-i
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
10

Description

Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
10  very satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  very dissatisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Burger & Veenhoven (2017a): study NL 2008 Working people, visitors of a wage info website, Netherlands, 2008-2009 N = 39405
Mean
= 7.200
EHERO (2017): study NL Noord-Holland 2016 18+ aged, Schagen, Netherlands, 2016 N = 1517
Mean
= 7.830