Distributional findings on happines in Hong Kong (HK)

Measure type: 111B   3-step verbal Happiness

In general, how happy would you say you are?:
- very happy
- fairly happy
- not very happy
very = 3...not very = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 3
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ah20001.870.546.041.94
Average1.870.546.041.94

 

Measure type: 111C   4-step verbal Happiness

Taking all things together, would you say you are?:
- very happy
- quite happy
- not very happy
- not at all happy
very = 4 ......not at all = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 4
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-ga20002.820.656.072.17
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a20052.900.486.771.49
Average2.860.576.421.83

 

Measure type: 111D   5-step verbal Happiness

How happy do you feel as you live now?
- very happy
- fairly happy
- neither happy nor unhappy
- fairly unhappy
- very unhappy
very happy = 5 .... very unhappy = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 5
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-m20063.530.706.021.30
Average3.530.706.021.30

 

Measure type: 112G   11-step numeral Happiness

Generally speaking, how happy do you feel?
10 extremely happy
.
.
0 extremely unhappy
Details Measure code Year On original range
0 - 10
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-b20057.141.697.141.69
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-b20067.061.837.061.83
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-b20076.732.166.732.16
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-b20086.931.966.931.96
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-b20096.912.196.912.19
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-b20107.011.867.011.86
Average6.961.956.961.95

 

Measure type: 121C   4-step verbal LifeSatisfaction

How satisfied are you with the life you lead?
- very satisfied
- fairly satisfied
- not very satisfied
- not at all satisfied
very = 4 ....... not at all = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 4
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLP-?-sq-v-4-c20002.760.67   
Average2.760.67   

 

Measure type: 121D   5-step verbal LifeSatisfaction

Overall, how satisfied are you with your present life?
- very satisfied
- fairly satisfied
- neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
- fairly dissatisfied
- very dissatisfied
very satisfied = 5 ..... very dissatisfied = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 5
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-n20023.931.156.851.71
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-n20053.931.196.861.76
Average3.931.176.851.74

 

Measure type: 122F   10-step numeral LifeSatisfaction

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now?
10 satisfied
.
. .
1 dissatisfied
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 10
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a20056.411.936.012.14
Average6.411.936.012.14

 

Measure type: 122G   11-step numeral LifeSatisfaction

All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
10 very satisfied
.
.
0 not satisfied
Details Measure code Year On original range
0 - 10
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-j20077.191.687.191.68
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-j20086.912.076.912.07
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a20096.00  6.00 
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-j20097.061.807.061.80
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-j20106.942.146.942.14
Average6.821.926.821.92

 

Measure type: 24A   More days like yesterday

Do you want more days like yesterday?
- yes
- no
% yes
Details Measure code Year On original range
0 - 100
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
A-AOL-yd-sq-v-2-a200669.00     
Average69.00     

 

Measure type: 24D   11 item Yesterday's Affect Balance

Did you feel yesterday.. (yes/no)?
- well rested
- worried
- proud
- depressed
- ...etc
Computation: % positive affect minus % negative affect
Details Measure code Year On original range
-100 - 100
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o201247.23     
Average47.23     

 

Measure type: 24E   10 item Yesterday Affect Balance

Did you feel yesterday (yes/no)
- well-rested
- treated with respect
- smile and laugh a lot
- learn or do something interesting
- enjoyment
- physical pain
- worry
- sadness
- stress
- anger

Rated:
0: no
1: yes

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E) - (F+G+H+I+J)
Details Measure code Year On original range
-100 - 100
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb200641.00  7.05 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb200838.00  6.90 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb200942.00  7.10 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201046.00  7.30 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201146.00  7.30 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201246.00  7.30 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201439.00  7.00 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201641.00  7.05 
Average42.38  7.13 

 

Measure type: 31D   11-step numeral Best-Worst possible Life

Suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you and the bottom of the ladder the worst possible life. Where on this ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
- 10
- .
- .
- 0
Details Measure code Year On original range
0 - 10
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20065.511.905.511.90
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20085.131.855.131.85
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20095.391.965.391.96
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20105.641.745.641.74
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20115.471.935.471.93
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20125.481.935.481.93
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20145.46  5.46 
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20165.50  5.50 
Average5.451.895.451.89

 

Measure type: 411B   3-step Feel Happy

Do you feel...?
- happy
- fairly happy
- unhappy
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 3
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-u-sq-v-3-k20112.300.665.611.36
O-HL-u-sq-v-3-k20162.140.755.261.59
Average2.220.705.441.48

 

Cite as: R. Veenhoven, Distributional findings on Happiness in Hong Kong (HK), World Database of Happiness, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Viewed on 2019-12-12 at worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl .