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Equivalent measures

Distributional Findings on Happiness by nation using equivalent measure type: 111D - 5-step verbal Happiness

Measure Types

111A
2-step verbal happiness
111B
3-step verbal Happiness
111BA
3-step verbal Happiness B
111C
4-step verbal Happiness
111D
5-step verbal Happiness
111E
6-step verbal Happiness
111F
7-step verbal Happiness
112A
5-step numeral happiness
112B
6-step numeral happiness
112C
7-step numeral Happiness
112D
8-step numeral happiness
112E
9-step numeral happiness
112F
10-step numeral Happiness
112G
11-step numeral Happiness
113
3-step verbal Happy: Right-Wrong
121A
2-step verbal Lifesatisfaction
121B
3-step verbal LifeSatisfaction
121C
4-step verbal LifeSatisfaction
121D
5-step verbal LifeSatisfaction
121E
6-step verbal Lifesatisfaction
121F
7-step verbal LifeSatisfaction
122A
5-step numeral LifeSatisfaction
122B
11-step numeral LifeSatisfaction
122C
7-step numeral LifeSatisfaction
122D
8-step numeral LifeSatisfaction
122E
9-step numeral LifeSatisfaction
122F
10-step numeral LifeSatisfaction
122G
11-step numeral LifeSatisfaction
122H
101-step numeral LifeSatisfaction
13A
7-step verbal Delighted-Terrible life
13B
8-step verbal Delighted-Terrible life
15A
4-step verbal Qua;ity of Life
15B
5-step verbal Quality of Life
15C
7-step good-bad things in life
15E
10-step Quality-Of-Life
15F
11-step Quality-Of-Life
16
OVERALL: SATISFACTION WITH QUALITY OF LIFE
16A
4-step verbal Satisfaction with QOL
16B
5-step verbal Satisfaction with QOL
16C
7-step verbal Satisfaction with QOL
16D
7-step numeral Satisfaction with QOL
16F
11-step numeral satisfaction with QOL
18
OVERALL: FURTHER ITEMS
18A
Happiness + LifeSatisfaction in one question
18B
11-step Best-Worst Overall Happiness
19
OVERALL: MULTIPLE ITEMS
19A
2 item LifeSatisfaction
19B
3-item Overall Happiness
19C
2-item Happiness + LifeSatisfaction
19D
Diener's SWLS items on overall happiness
19E
Various questions on Happiness + LifeSatisfaction combined
19F
11step life-satisfaction estimated from responses about Affect and Contentment
19G
11-step life-satisfaction plus imputation of missing cases
21A
2-step verbal Average Affect
21C
4-step verbal Average Affect
21F
6-step verbal Average Affect
21G
10-step verbal Average Affect
21H
11-step verbal Average Affect
21I
7-step Pictorial Average Affect
21J
7-step numeral Average Affect
21K
10-step numeral Average Affect
21L
11-step numeral Average Affect
221
8-item Affect Balance Scale (Diener)
222
10-item Affect Balance Scale (Bradburn)
223
20 item Affect Balance Scale (Watson): PANAS
224
9-item Affect Balance (ESS)
231
5-step verbal Current Affect
24A
More days like yesterday
24B
Yesterday's overall affect
24C
5-item Yesterday's Affect Balance
24D
6 item yesterday Affect Balance
24E
10 item Yesterday Affect Balance
24F
11 item Yesterday's Affect Balance
24G
14-item Yesterday's Affect Balance
25C
Automatic face analysis
31
CONTENTMENT: LIFE CLOSE TO IDEAL
31A
5-step verbal Close to Ideal
31B
5-step numeral Close to Ideal
31C
7-step verbal Close to Ideal
31D
7-step numeral Close to Ideal
32A1
7-step verbal Best-Worst possible life
32A2
7-step numeral Best-Worst possible life
32B
9-step numeral Best-Worst possible life
32C
10-step Best-Worst possible life
32D
11-step numeral Best-Worst possible Life
33A
4-step verbal Realization of Goals
33B
7-step verbal Realization of Goals
33C
11-step numeral Succes in Goals
34A
2-step verbal Life fits Wants
34B
3-step verbal Life fits Wants
34C
4-step verbal Life fits Wants
34D
5-step verbal Life fits Wants
34E
10-step numerical Life fits Wants
34F
11-step numerical Life fits Wants
4
MIXED MEASURES
411A
2-step Feel happy
411B
3-step Feel Happy
411C
4-step Feel Happy
411D
5-step Feel Happy
411E
6-step Feel Happy
411F
7-step Feel Happy
411G
7-step Feel Happy
411H
10/11-step Feel Happy
412A
4-step verbal Tme Happy
412B
5-step verbal Time Happy
412C
6-step verbal Time Happy
413A
4-step verbal Pleasant Life
413B
5-step Pleasant Life
414
Happy days
421
Yesterday Affect Balance + Best-Worst possible life
432
Shortened Satisfaction with Life Scale
5
HAPPY LIFE YEARS
6
INEQUALITY of HAPPINESS
61
SD 11step Life-satisfaction
62
SD 11 step Contentment
7
INEQUALITY ADJUSTED HAPPINESS
Typical text:
How happy do you feel as you live now?
- very happy
- somewhat happy
- neither happy nor unhappy
- not very happy
- not happy at all
very happy = 5 .... Not happy at all = 1

Australia

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e 1979 4.34 0.73 7.60 1.69 Average 4.34 0.73 7.60 1.69

Brazil

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e 1979 4.14 0.85 7.24 1.86 Average 4.14 0.85 7.24 1.86

Canada

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e 1979 4.24 0.75 7.37 1.70 Average 4.24 0.75 7.37 1.70

China

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a 2013 Average

Denmark

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-ha 1993 3.77 0.77 6.93 1.92 Average 3.77 0.77 6.93 1.92

France

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e 1979 3.79 0.74 6.42 1.48 Average 3.79 0.74 6.42 1.48

India

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e 1979 3.67 0.86 6.19 1.67 Average 3.68 0.86 6.19 1.67

Italy

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e 1979 3.64 0.79 6.09 1.49 Average 3.63 0.79 6.09 1.49

Japan

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e 1979 3.66 0.73 6.19 1.42 Average 3.66 0.73 6.19 1.42

Kazakhstan

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-g-sq-v-5-cb 2021 4.18 0.61 7.46 1.33 Average 4.18 0.61 7.46 1.33

Korea (South)

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e 1979 3.38 0.70 5.66 1.26 Average 3.38 0.70 5.66 1.26

Netherlands

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1977 4.01 0.69 7.34 1.37 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1980 4.07 0.70 7.47 1.38 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1983 4.01 0.68 7.36 1.34 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1986 4.03 0.67 7.39 1.33 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1989 4.09 0.71 7.52 1.38 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1990 4.07 0.68 7.48 1.33 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1991 4.09 0.70 7.52 1.36 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1992 4.08 0.70 7.50 1.36 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1993 4.10 0.67 7.55 1.31 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 1993 4.01 0.60 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1993 4.02 0.60 7.12 1.24 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1994 4.00 0.72 7.33 1.42 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 1994 4.09 0.60 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1995 4.04 0.70 7.41 1.37 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 1995 4.03 0.60 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1996 4.03 0.69 7.40 1.35 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 1996 4.03 0.61 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1997 4.04 0.68 7.43 1.33 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1997 4.05 0.65 7.45 1.28 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 1997 4.02 0.63 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1998 4.07 0.63 7.49 1.23 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 1998 3.97 0.64 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 1999 4.06 0.66 7.45 1.28 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 1999 4.00 0.64 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2000 4.08 0.64 7.50 1.24 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2000 3.88 0.61 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2001 4.06 0.65 7.47 1.25 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2001 4.02 0.61 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2002 4.04 0.60 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2002 4.03 0.71 7.18 1.35 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2003 4.05 0.68 7.44 1.31 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2003 4.08 0.64 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2004 4.05 0.67 7.44 1.30 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2004 3.92 0.70 7.14 1.36 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2004 4.06 0.64 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2005 4.13 0.61 7.37 1.26 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2005 4.03 0.69 7.40 1.35 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2005 4.05 0.62 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a 2006 3.70 0.88 6.75 2.19 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2006 4.06 0.64 7.47 1.24 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2006 3.92 0.69 7.14 1.35 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2006 3.86 0.80 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2007 4.06 0.67 7.46 1.30 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2007 4.08 0.63 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2008 4.08 0.67 7.50 1.29 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2008 4.03 0.65 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2008 3.95 0.68 7.00 1.30 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2009 4.10 0.68 7.54 1.32 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2009 4.03 0.65 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2010 4.02 0.65 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2010 3.93 0.71 6.97 1.34 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2011 4.01 0.67 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2012 3.97 0.62 7.03 1.22 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2012 3.96 0.70 7.41 1.75 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2012 4.08 0.67 7.23 1.44 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2013 4.05 0.66 7.18 1.42 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2013 3.92 0.67 6.93 1.26 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2014 4.08 0.65 7.24 1.39 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2015 4.05 0.68 7.19 1.45 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2015 3.94 0.65 6.98 1.25 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-d 2016 4.05 0.67 7.18 1.43 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2017 3.96 0.65 7.02 1.26 O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a 2019 3.99 0.63 7.08 1.28 Average 4.02 0.66 7.31 1.35

New Zealand

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-g-sq-v-5-ca 2004 4.07 0.87 7.24 1.87 O-HL-g-sq-v-5-cc 2004 4.17 0.75 7.44 1.62 Average 4.12 0.81 7.34 1.75

Philippines

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e 1979 3.82 7.05 Average 3.82 7.05

Singapore

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e 1979 4.20 0.68 7.22 1.55 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-m 2006 3.99 0.85 6.98 1.69 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-p 2011 3.88 0.78 6.91 1.71 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-p 2016 3.61 0.87 6.32 1.92 Average 3.92 0.79 6.86 1.72

South Africa

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a 1983 3.51 1.26 5.98 2.72 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-g 1983 3.50 1.26 5.80 2.53 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a 1988 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-g 1988 3.65 1.15 6.13 2.33 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-g 1994 4.14 0.94 7.18 2.04 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-g 1995 3.35 1.19 5.57 2.35 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-g 1996 3.41 1.19 5.70 2.39 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-g 1999 3.26 1.40 5.36 2.84 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-g 2002 3.05 1.17 4.99 2.28 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2003 3.30 1.20 5.51 2.63 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2004 2.75 1.17 4.38 2.92 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2006 3.45 1.05 5.84 2.29 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2006 3.42 1.05 5.79 2.30 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2007 3.45 1.08 5.86 2.36 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2008 3.25 1.09 5.43 2.39 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2009 3.29 1.10 5.50 2.41 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2010 3.40 1.05 5.76 2.28 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2012 3.35 1.27 5.64 2.77 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2013 3.60 1.13 6.17 2.49 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2014 3.50 1.21 5.97 2.65 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-d 2015 3.58 1.15 6.14 2.51 Average 3.41 1.15 5.73 2.47

Taiwan

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-hb 2010 3.91 0.90 6.35 1.80 Average 3.91 0.90 6.35 1.80

Türkiye

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2003 3.63 0.83 6.30 1.75 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2004 3.53 0.88 6.07 1.88 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2005 3.51 0.90 6.04 1.91 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2006 3.52 0.88 6.06 1.87 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2007 3.56 0.85 6.13 1.81 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2008 3.48 0.89 5.96 1.89 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2009 3.44 0.90 5.89 1.92 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2011 3.59 0.83 6.20 1.75 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2012 3.57 0.83 6.17 1.75 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2013 3.56 0.87 6.14 1.84 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2013 3.56 0.87 6.40 2.16 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2014 3.50 0.88 6.02 1.87 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2015 3.52 0.85 6.06 1.80 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2016 3.57 0.81 6.16 1.71 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2017 3.53 0.83 6.07 1.76 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2018 3.48 0.85 5.97 1.79 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2019 3.45 0.86 5.92 1.83 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2020 3.40 0.94 5.81 1.99 O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f 2021 3.36 0.89 5.72 1.89 Average 3.51 0.86 6.06 1.85

United Kingdom

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e 1979 4.34 0.77 7.62 1.76 O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a 2006 3.33 1.06 5.62 2.29 Average 3.84 0.91 6.62 2.03

United States of America

Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e 1979 4.27 0.77 7.44 1.75 Average 4.27 0.77 7.44 1.75