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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

I mention several domains of life. Please tell me how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with each of these all in all. …..How satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
0  completely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Glatzer (2007): study DE 2005 18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2005 N = 5025
Mean
= 7.939
SD
= 1.648
Glatzer (2007): study DE 2006 18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2006 N = 5006
Mean
= 7.995
SD
= 1.782
Christoph (2010): study DE 2007 Working aged, general public, Germany, 2007/2008 N = 9408
Mean
= 7.100