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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

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

Self report on single question:

Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life?
1  very dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4  satisfied
5  very satisfied

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 1998 Urban, Korea (South), 1998 N = 13250
Mean
= 2.890
SD
= 0.907
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 1999 Urban, Korea (South), 1999 N = 12015
Mean
= 2.948
SD
= 0.796
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2000 Urban, Korea (South), 2000 N = 11201
Mean
= 3.049
SD
= 0.667
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2001 Urban, Korea (South), 2001 N = 10968
Mean
= 3.087
SD
= 0.654
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2002 Urban, Korea (South), 2002 N = 10958
Mean
= 3.115
SD
= 0.629
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2003 Urban, Korea (South), 2003 N = 11524
Mean
= 3.209
SD
= 0.652
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2004 Urban, Korea (South), 2004 N = 11597
Mean
= 3.204
SD
= 0.634
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2005 Urban, Korea (South), 2005 N = 11457
Mean
= 3.237
SD
= 0.627
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2006 Urban, Korea (South), 2006 N = 11558
Mean
= 3.257
SD
= 0.639
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2007 Urban, Korea (South), 2007 N = 11579
Mean
= 3.286
SD
= 0.637
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2008 Urban, Korea (South), 2008 N = 11635
Mean
= 3.304
SD
= 0.629
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2009 15+ aged, general public, Korea (South), 2009 N = 14387
Mean
= 3.330
SD
= 0.663
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2010 15+ aged, general public, Korea (South), 2010 N = 14111
Mean
= 3.356
SD
= 0.599
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2011 15+ aged, general public, Korea (South), 2011 N = 13807
Mean
= 3.383
SD
= 0.594
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2012 15+ aged, general public, Korea (South), 2012 N = 13898
Mean
= 3.402
SD
= 0.585
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2013 15+ aged, general public, Korea (South), 2013 N = 13825
Mean
= 3.396
SD
= 0.591
Korea Labor Institute (1998): study KR 2014 15+ aged, general public, Korea (South), 2014 N = 13096
Mean
= 3.412
SD
= 0.575