Australian Unity Wellbeing Index: PWI – School Children (PWI-SC)

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International Wellbeing Group (2013). Personal Wellbeing Index: 5th Edition. Melbourne: Australian Centre on Quality of Life, Deakin University
General information
Purpose The Personal Well-Being Index can be used to assess the subjective quality of life dimensions (i.e., subjective wellbeing) defined as feelings of happiness or satisfaction about one’s life in an adolescent/child population
Domain(s) Life Satisfaction
Target population Child
Number of items 8
Administration format self-report
Additional formats
Alternate forms

PWI-A: designed for use with the general adult population, aged at least 18 years;


PWI-ID: designed for use with people who have an intellectual disability or other form of cognitive impairment.

Availability in other languages Chinese, Argentina, Dutch, Hindi, Portuguese, Serbian
Fee for use
Related information on use of the measure

A copy of the Australian Unity Well-Being Index: Personal Well-Being Index for School Children can be foud here.

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Additional information

The Australian Unity Well-Being Index is composed of two sections:

  1. The Personal Well-Being Index
  2. The International Well-Being Group

This reposistory will only focus on the Personal Well-Being Index

More information about the Australian Unity Well-Being Index can be found here.

Forms for verbal and written versions are found here.