Findings on happiness in ~TUIK (2012): study TR 2011

Publication
Author(s)~TUIK,
TitleLife Satisfaction Survey 2011
SourceTurkish Statistical Institute, Ankara
Investigation
Public18+ aged, General Public,Turkey, 2011
Survey nameTR-TurkishLS2011
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
 The sampling was realized in two stages. First, settlements that include 100 households were chosen, secondly, adresses were identified by using systematic sampling. From rural areas 145 cluster, from urban areas 253 cluster were chosen. The sample does not include those who live in institutions such as school, dormitory, kindergarten, hotel, shelters of military, nursing homes, prison, hospitals.
Respondents N =7368
 Study includes 4196 households in total, of them 1160 from rural (8 households from each cluster) and 3036 from urban areas (12 households from each cluster). The sample does not include those who live in institutions such as school, dormitory, kindergarten, hotel, shelters of military, nursing homes, prison, hospitals.
Non Responsenot reported
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Thinking about your life as a whole, how happy would you say you are? 5 I am very happy 4 I am happy 3 so-so 2 I am unhappy 1 I am very unhappy
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-v-5-f
Author's labelLife Satisfaction
Page in publication6
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.596.20
Standard deviation0.831.75

Scores in12345
%1.98.028.053.68.5

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Education levelE01ab02Level of school-education
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
IncomeI01ab03Household income