Findings on happiness in ~Pew Research Center (2007): study GH 2007

Publication
Author(s)~Pew Research Center,
TitleGlobal Opinion Trends 2002-2007: a Rsing Tide lifts Mood in the Developing World
SourceThe Pew Global Attitudes Project, 2007
URLhttp://www.pewglobal.org/reports/pdf/257.pdf
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Ghana, 2007
Collect period5
Survey namePEW survey 2007
SampleProbability simple random sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =990
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Data Adjusted on the basis of Burger.et.al. 2015, Unhappy Development: Subjective WellBeing in the Wake of Arab Spring.
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
Page in publicationQ2
RemarksData Adjusted on the basis of Burger.et.al. 2015, Unhappy Development: Subjective WellBeing in the Wake of Arab Spring.
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean5.225.22
Standard deviation1.941.94

Scores in012345678910
%0.41.37.811.318.222.616.812.95.92.00.7