Download our scales and manuals

Download our scales and manuals in various formats and languages

Dear researcher, these scales are provided on the basis described in our downloads introduction page. We are continually improving our scale translations and we would be happy to work with you if you would like to test one of our scales or to produce a further translation.


WRQoL 1 Scale

Our original 23-item scale.

Please note, the 32-item WRQoL 2 scales also contain the 23 items of the WRQoL 1 scale (see below).


User Manual

  • WRQoL User Manual 2nd Ed. (3MB) - English
  • (Old WRQoL User Manual 1st Ed. - English)


Scoring Sheet


For Counsellors and Coaches

  • WRQoL Individual Booklet - English


WRQoL-2 Scale

The 32-item second edition of the WRQoL scale has better psychometric properties than the original scale and is now available for testing. The 32 item version of the WRQoL-2 contains all of the original WRQoL 1 scale questions. For further information please see our WRQoL-2 development new page or contact us for further details on how to use this scale in your research.

The 32-item WRQoL-2 scale.


User Manual

  • WRQoL-2 User Manual - Not yet available


Scoring Sheet

  • WRQoL-2 Scoring Sheet - English
  • WRQoL-2 SPSS Scoring Syntax - English


Other question sets

QBI questions

The QoWL Biographical Information set of questions is widely used alongside the WRQoL scale. Use these if you want to compare between studies.

QWWO questions

The QoWL Workplace Wellbeing Outcome questions are a set of outcome measures that the WRQoL scale factors are often used to predict.


HSE Management Standards Stress Scale

The UK Health and Safety Executive's Management Standards Indicator Tool is used around the world to assess stress at work. We often use the 35 questions from this scale to complement the WRQoL set of questions. Use these if you want to compare between studies.

  • HSE Stress scale (redirects to HSE website)- English
  • HSE Stress scale SPSS scoring syntax - English

Need more information?

For details about the conditions of use of our scales and manual please see our researchers page or contact us.