Findings on happiness in ~Gallup (2009a): study ZZ Latin America 2011

Publication
Author(s)~Gallup,
TitleData from Gallup World Poll provided on request August 2009.
SourcePersonal communication.
URLhttp://www.gallup.com/home.aspx
Investigation
Public15+ aged, general public, Latin America & Caribbean, 2011
Survey nameGallupWorldPoll05-11
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =69000
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksNumber of respondents is estimated based on 1000 respondents on average per survey. Assuming there were 3 surveys and 23 countries.
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
RemarksNumber of respondents is estimated based on 1000 respondents on average per survey. Assuming there were 3 surveys and 23 countries.
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.356.35
Standard deviation2.342.34

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%1.91.82.64.86.420.212.015.217.57.010.6