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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-g
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;

How do you feel about your life in general?
4  very satisfied
3  somewhat satisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  dissatisfied
-  no opinion
-  not stated

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Japanese National Character Survey (2011): study JP 1993 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1993 N = 1905
Mean
= 3.000
SD
= 0.718
Japanese National Character Survey (2011): study JP 1998 20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1998 N = 1341
Mean
= 2.949
SD
= 0.730
Japanese National Character Survey (2011): study CH 2003 20+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2003 N = 1158
Mean
= 2.919
SD
= 0.706