World Database of Happiness, collection Happiness in Nations

Distributional findings on happines in Multiple nations: World samples

Collections of nations that more or less represent all nations of the world

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-u-sq-v-4-a19812.050.27   
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a19903.010.74   
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a20002.760.32   
Average2.610.44   

 

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-a19906.541.156.161.28
Average6.541.156.161.28

 

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-a19816.912.306.912.30
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a1981       
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a19816.721.026.351.14
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a19906.830.806.480.89
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa19907.052.08   
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a19956.601.056.221.17
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a19996.372.585.972.87
Average6.751.646.391.67

 

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---sq-nt-11-a19956.081.286.081.28
Average6.081.286.081.28

 

Measure type: 122H   101-step numeral LifeSatisfaction

Taking all together, how satisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole these days?
Details Measure code Year On original range
0 - 10
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLW-c-sq-nt-11-a1972       
Average       

 

Measure type: 21A   2-step verbal Average Affect

Do you feel good most of the time?
- yes
- no
Details Measure code Year On original range
-100 - 100
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-t200548.00     
Average48.00     

 

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-a19811.38     
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a19901.47  6.47 
Average1.43  6.47 

 

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-mb200644.00     
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb200645.00     
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb200745.00     
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb200845.00     
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb200946.00     
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201046.00     
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201145.00     
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201243.00     
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201344.00     
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201446.00     
Average44.90     

 

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-c20055.461.11   
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20055.441.09   
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20055.461.115.461.11
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c2005       
Average5.451.105.461.11

 

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