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Distributional Findings on Happiness by measure type and by year in the general public of Bhutan (BT)

Typical text:
Generally speaking, how happy do you feel?
10 extremely happy
:
0 extremely unhappy
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HP-u-sq-n-11-a 2010 6.06 1.60 6.06 1.60 Average 6.06 1.60 6.06 1.60
Typical text:
How would you rate your quality of life?
- very good
- good
- neither good nor poor
- poor
- very poor
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-QOL-u-sq-v-5-a 2010 3.52 0.73 Average 3.52 0.73
Typical text:
All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
10 very satisfied
:
0 not satisfied
Missing cases of average life-satisfaction in nations estimated on the basis of a combination of observed components of happiness in that nation:
1) Afffective component, measured using responses to multiple questions about yesterday's affective experience, from which an affect balance score was computed
2) Cognitive component, measured using responses to single question on Best-Worst possible life
Computation explained in EHERO Working Paper 2021-3 https://www.eur.nl/en/ehero/media/2021-03-ehero-workingpaper2021-3 How to complete the ranklist of happiness in nations
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 6.51 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 5.85 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 5.93 Average 6.10
Typical text:
Average of reported positive affects minus average of negative affects. Various lists of recent affective experiences
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-3 - 3) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-cm-mq-v-4-a 2010 0.81 6.35 Average 0.81 6.35
Typical text:
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)
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 42.00 7.10 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 47.00 7.35 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 43.00 7.15 Average 44.00 7.20
Typical text:
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 56.14 7.81 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 53.48 7.67 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 49.81 7.49 Average 53.14 7.66
Typical text:
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
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 5.57 1.28 5.57 1.28 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 4.94 0.99 4.94 0.99 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 5.08 1.47 5.08 1.47 Average 5.20 1.25 5.20 1.25
Typical text:
How much are you enjoying life these days?
- very much
- somewhat
- not very much
- not at all
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 4) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD M-PL-u-sq-v-4-c 2010 2.66 0.60 Average 2.66 0.60