Measuring Self-Esteem


Self-esteem might appear as an intangible attribute, but there are techniques available to measure its intensity!

Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale

Rosenberg self-esteem scale is a popular tool to measure self-esteem. It is widely used in social-science research.

Read the statements and rate them on a scale of 0 to 3 according to your agreement to them. If the total is below 15, you need to work on improving and increasing your self-esteem.

  • Strongly agree → 3
  • Agree → 2
  • Disagree → 1
  • Strongly disagree → 0
Statements Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
I feel I am no good.
I am satisfied in life.
I have good qualities.
I am a worthy person.
I feel useless at times.
I feel like a failure sometimes.
I am not very proud of myself.
I wish I had more self-respect.
I do things as well as most can.
I have a very positive attitude.

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