Measurement Instrument and Indicators of Subjective Well-Being: A Review Paper

Authors

  • Nurul Hafizah Azizan Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Science, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Zamalia Mahmud Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Science, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Adzhar Rambli Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Science, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/jabs.v3i11.322

Abstract

Subjective well-being is focusing on happiness and life satisfaction of the people. This review is carried out to examine the contributing factors of people's happiness and life satisfaction and also to determine the measurement instrument used in conducting a survey. A total of 60 articles obtained from academic search engines and online databases which are Google Scholar, ScienceDirect and Scopus have been chosen to be reviewed within a period from September 2017 until January 2018. Only 33 articles indexed in Scopus and ISI are eligible for final review.

Keywords: Subjective well-being; happiness; life satisfaction

eISSN 2514-7528 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Published

2018-11-18

How to Cite

Azizan, N. H., Mahmud, Z., & Rambli, A. (2018). Measurement Instrument and Indicators of Subjective Well-Being: A Review Paper. Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies, 3(11), 22-33. https://doi.org/10.21834/jabs.v3i11.322

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