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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-b
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole (O-SLW)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question;

On the whole, how satisfied are you with your life in general?
Would you say you are..
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Eurobarometer (2011c): study BG 2001 16+ aged, general public, Bulgaria, 2001 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.081
SD
= 0.825
Eurobarometer (2011c): study CZ 2001 16+ aged, general public, Czech Republic, 2001 N = 1124
Mean
= 2.838
SD
= 0.692
Eurobarometer (2011c): study EE 2001 16+ aged, general public, Estonia, 2001 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.439
SD
= 0.770
Eurobarometer (2011c): study HU 2001 16+ aged, general public, Hungary, 2001 N = 1016
Mean
= 2.540
SD
= 0.793
Eurobarometer (2011c): study LV 2001 16+ aged, general public, Latvia, 2001 N = 1004
Mean
= 2.535
SD
= 0.756
Eurobarometer (2011c): study LT 2001 16+ aged, general public, Lithuania, 2001 N = 1006
Mean
= 2.289
SD
= 0.773
Eurobarometer (2011c): study PL 2001 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2001 N = 1001
Mean
= 2.646
SD
= 0.808
Eurobarometer (2011c): study RO 2001 16+ aged, general public, Romania, 2001 N = 1010
Mean
= 2.270
SD
= 0.811
Eurobarometer (2011c): study SK 2001 16+ aged, general public, Slovakia, 2001 N = 1044
Mean
= 2.480
SD
= 0.728
Eurobarometer (2011c): study SI 2001 16+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 2001 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.040
SD
= 0.634
Eurobarometer (2011c): study TR 2001 16+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2001 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.260
SD
= 0.986
Eurobarometer (2011c): study ZZ EU-Candidate Countries 2001 15+ aged, general public, EU candidate countries, 2001 N = 12077
Mean
= 2.434
SD
= 0.889
Eurobarometer (2011c): study CY 2001 16+ aged, general public, Cyprus, 2001 N = 500
Mean
= 2.920
SD
= 0.730
Eurobarometer (2011c): study MT 2001 16+ aged, general public, Malta, 2001 N = 500
Mean
= 2.890
SD
= 0.799
Eurobarometer (2011c): study SI 2002 16+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 2002 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.030
SD
= 0.685
Eurobarometer (2011c): study MT 2002 16+ aged, general public, Malta, 2002 N = 500
Mean
= 3.040
SD
= 0.747
Eurobarometer (2002b): study CZ 2002 15+ aged, general public, Czech Republic, 2002 N = 0
Mean
= 2.838
SD
= 0.677
Eurobarometer (2011c): study CY 2002 15+ aged, general public, Cyprus, 2002 N = 500
Mean
= 2.870
SD
= 0.744
Eurobarometer (2011c): study PL 2002 16+ aged, general public, Poland, 2002 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.707
SD
= 0.820
Eurobarometer (2011c): study HU 2002 16+ aged, general public, Hungary, 2002 N = 1015
Mean
= 2.626
SD
= 0.799
Eurobarometer (2011c): study SK 2002 16+ aged, general public, Slovakia, 2002 N = 1123
Mean
= 2.535
SD
= 0.729
Eurobarometer (2011c): study ZZ EU-Candidate Countries 2002 15+ aged, general public, EU candidate countries, 2002 N = 12147
Mean
= 2.525
SD
= 0.880
Eurobarometer (2011c): study EE 2002 16+ aged, general public, Estonia, 2002 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.515
SD
= 0.716
Eurobarometer (2011c): study TR 2002 16+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2002 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.430
SD
= 0.951
Eurobarometer (2011c): study LT 2002 16+ aged, general public, Lithuania, 2002 N = 1008
Mean
= 2.464
SD
= 0.774
Eurobarometer (2011c): study LV 2002 16+ aged, general public, Latvia, 2002 N = 0
Mean
= 2.470
SD
= 0.780
Eurobarometer (2011c): study RO 2002 16+ aged, general public, Romania, 2002 N = 1001
Mean
= 2.400
SD
= 0.812
Eurobarometer (2011c): study BG 2002 16+ aged, general public, Bulgaria, 2002 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.040
SD
= 0.864
Eurobarometer (2011c): study ZZ EU-Candidate Countries 2003 15+ aged, general public, EU candidate countries, 2003 N = 12165
Mean
= 2.586
SD
= 0.853
Eurobarometer (2011c): study BG 2003 15+ aged, general public, Bulgaria, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.050
SD
= 0.829
Eurobarometer (2011c): study CY 2003 15+ aged, general public, Cyprus, 2003 N = 500
Mean
= 3.040
SD
= 0.747
Eurobarometer (2011c): study CZ 2003 15+ aged, general public, Czech Republic, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.735
SD
= 0.708
Eurobarometer (2011c): study EE 2003 15+ aged, general public, Estonia, 2003 N = 1014
Mean
= 2.485
SD
= 0.770
Eurobarometer (2011c): study HU 2003 15+ aged, general public, Hungary, 2003 N = 1017
Mean
= 2.525
SD
= 0.808
Eurobarometer (2011c): study LV 2003 15+ aged, general public, Latvia, 2003 N = 1001
Mean
= 2.541
SD
= 0.731
Eurobarometer (2011c): study LT 2003 15+ aged, general public, Lithuania, 2003 N = 1015
Mean
= 2.520
SD
= 0.745
Eurobarometer (2011c): study MT 2003 15+ aged, general public, Malta, 2003 N = 500
Mean
= 2.960
SD
= 0.677
Eurobarometer (2011c): study PL 2003 15+ aged, general public, Poland, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.670
SD
= 0.813
Eurobarometer (2011c): study RO 2003 15+ aged, general public, Romania, 2003 N = 1040
Mean
= 2.242
SD
= 0.818
Eurobarometer (2011c): study SK 2003 15+ aged, general public, Slovakia, 2003 N = 1078
Mean
= 2.470
SD
= 0.793
Eurobarometer (2011c): study SI 2003 15+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 3.040
SD
= 0.634
Eurobarometer (2011c): study TR 2003 15+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2003 N = 1000
Mean
= 2.707
SD
= 0.890