World Database of Happiness, collection Happiness in Nations

Distributional findings on happines in Multiple nations: Various nation sets



Measure type: 112F   10-step numeral Happiness

Taking all things together on a scale of one to 10, Taking all things together on a scale of one to ten, how hapy would you say you are?
1 very unhappy
.
.
10 very happy
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 10
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-u-sq-n-10-d2007       
Average       

 

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-SLW-c-sq-v-5-u2006       
Average       

 

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-c-sq-n-11-cd20066.902.196.902.19
Average6.902.196.902.19

 

Measure type: 222   10-item Affect Balance Scale (Bradburn)

During the past few weeks did you ever feel (yes/no)
- particularly excited or interested in something?
- so restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
- proud because someone complimented you on something you had done?
- very lonely or remote from other people?
- pleased about having accomplished something?
- bored?
- on top of the world?
- depressed?
- that things were going your way?
- upset because someone criticized you?
Details Measure code Year On original range
-5 - 5
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a19856.15     
Average6.15     

 

Measure type: 224   Further Affect Balance Scales

Average of reported positive affects minus average of negative affects. Various lists of recent affective experiences
Details Measure code Year On original range
-3 - 3
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-h20061.22  7.03 
Average1.22  7.03 

 

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-a1960  2.593.38 
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a19856.451.60   
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20115.222.165.222.16
Average5.832.124.302.16

 

Cite as: R. Veenhoven, Distributional findings on Happiness in Multiple nations (ZZ), region Various nation sets, World Database of Happiness, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Viewed on 2019-11-12 at worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl .