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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-b
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:
11

Description

Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  completely dissatisfied
2
3                    
4
5
6   neutral
7
8
9
10
11 completely satisfied
(Originally presented on a horizontal scale)

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2009 16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2009 N = 3305
Mean
= 5.923
SD
= 2.486