Findings on happiness in ~Gallup (2008a): study SL 2006

Publication
Author(s)~Gallup,
TitleGallup World View.
SourceThe Gallup Organization, 2008, New York, USA
URLhttp://www.gallup.com/products/170987/gallup-analytics.aspx
Investigation
Public15+ aged, general public, Sierra Leone, 2006
Survey nameGallupWorldPoll2006
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingY
Respondents N =999
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time? 10 best possible 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 worst possible life This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
ClassificationC-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Author's labelCantril Ladder
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean3.623.62
Standard deviation1.811.81