World Database of Happiness , collection Happiness in Nations

Happiness in Russia (RU)

Current happiness: place on rank lists of Happiness in nations 2005-2014

HappinessAverage HappinessHappy Life YearsInequality of HappinessInequality Adjusted Happiness
Possible ranges0 - 100 - 1000 - 3.50 - 100
Highest score8.5  Costa Rica67.9  Costa Rica1.71  Costa Rica74  Denmark
Russia5.637.82.4343
Lowest score2.5  Tanzania14.8  Togo3.19  Angola19  Tanzania

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? 10 satisfied . . . 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 Russia.

Cite as: R. Veenhoven, Happiness in Russia (RU), World Database of Happiness, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Viewed on 2017-03-25 at http://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl .