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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-n
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:
5

Description

Selfreport on single question

Considering all aspects of your life, how satisfied are you?
1  very dissatisfied
2  not satisfied
3  not so satisfied
4  satisfied
5  very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Appleton & Song (2008): study CN 2002 Adults, general public, urban areas, China, 2002 N = 6977
Mean
= 3.235
SD
= 0.803