World Database of Happiness
, collection Happiness in Nations
Happiness in South Africa (ZA)Current happiness: place on rank lists
of Happiness in nations 2005-2014
All above happiness variants are based on responses to a survey question like: “Taking all together, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole these days?”. Combined question types 10-step numeral life satisfaction and 11-step numeral life satisfaction.
Trend based on happiness as measured with a survey question like: "All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now?
1 dissatisfied". Question type 10-step numeral LifeSatisfaction (code 122F). This measure may differ from the measure used in the above ranking of current happiness.
Other measures of happiness used in this nation may produce a different pattern over time. Check the complete overview of distributional findings on happiness in the general public of South Africa.
Cite as: R. Veenhoven, Happiness in South Africa (ZA), World Database of Happiness, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Viewed on 2017-03-25 at http://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl .