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Distributional Findings on Happiness by measure type and by year in the general public of Congo (Brazzaville) (CG)

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
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a 2008 3.65 2.93 3.65 2.93 Average 3.65 2.93 3.65 2.93
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 2008 4.06 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2011 5.12 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2012 4.63 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 4.80 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 4.62 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 5.23 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 4.88 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2017 5.36 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2018 5.85 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2019 5.73 Average 5.03
Typical text:
Did you feel yesterday.. (yes/no)?
- enjoyment
- worry
- sadness
- anger
- depression
- did you smile and laugh a lot
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2008 27.52 6.38 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2011 33.32 6.67 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2012 24.16 6.21 Average 28.33 6.42
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 2008 38.00 6.90 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2011 38.00 6.90 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2012 32.00 6.60 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 33.00 6.65 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 23.00 6.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 37.00 6.85 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 34.00 6.70 Average 33.57 6.69
Typical text:
Did you feel yesterday.. (yes/no)?
- well rested
- worried
- proud
- depressed
- ...etc
Computation: % positive affect minus % negative affect
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2008 43.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2012 39.40 Average 41.20
Typical text:
Did you feel yesterday.. (yes/no)?
- well rested
- worried
- proud
- depressed
- ...etc
Computation: % positive affect minus % negative affect
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-b 2008 38.00 Average 38.00
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Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.32 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 31.86 6.59 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 19.50 5.97 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 34.54 6.73 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 30.66 6.53 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 21.73 6.09 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2018 13.99 5.70 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2019 24.02 6.20 Average 22.08 6.26
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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 2008 3.82 2.00 3.82 2.00 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 4.51 1.96 4.51 1.96 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2012 3.92 2.12 3.92 2.12 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 3.95 2.91 3.95 2.91 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 4.06 2.44 4.06 2.44 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 4.69 2.95 4.69 2.95 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 4.12 2.68 4.12 2.68 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 4.88 2.91 4.88 2.91 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2018 5.49 3.35 5.49 3.35 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2019 5.21 3.38 5.21 3.38 Average 4.47 2.67 4.47 2.67