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

Typical text:
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
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 4) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2005 2.88 0.90 6.41 2.56 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2020 3.18 0.70 7.40 1.88 Average 3.03 0.80 6.90 2.22
Typical text:
All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now?
10 satisfied
.: .
1 dissatisfied
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a 2005 4.99 2.01 4.43 2.23 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I 2020 5.78 2.84 5.31 3.15 Average 5.38 2.42 4.87 2.69
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 3.98 2.27 3.98 2.27 Average 3.98 2.27 3.98 2.27
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 2012 5.63 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 5.55 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 5.44 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 5.53 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 5.44 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2017 5.19 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2018 5.50 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2019 5.27 Average 5.45
Typical text:
Do you want more days like yesterday?
- yes
- no
% yes
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AOL-yd-sq-v-2-a 2007 47.00 Average 47.00
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 2012 53.12 7.66 Average 53.12 7.66
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 2012 47.00 4.70 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 38.00 6.90 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 32.00 6.60 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 39.00 6.95 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 39.00 6.95 Average 39.00 6.42
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 2007 10.00 Average 10.00
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 2007 11.00 Average 11.00
Typical text:
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.29 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 42.95 7.15 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 43.50 7.17 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 47.73 7.39 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 47.31 7.37 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 30.41 6.52 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2018 38.78 6.94 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2019 34.84 6.74 Average 35.72 7.04
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 2006 3.83 1.75 3.83 1.75 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 5.85 1.71 5.85 1.71 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 4.40 4.40 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 4.40 4.40 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2012 4.56 1.86 4.56 1.86 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 4.44 1.77 4.44 1.77 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 4.51 2.05 4.51 2.05 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 4.57 1.87 4.57 1.87 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 4.30 1.81 4.30 1.81 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 4.18 1.83 4.18 1.83 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2018 4.38 1.95 4.38 1.95 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2019 4.10 2.31 4.10 2.31 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2020 4.55 4.55 Average 4.47 1.89 4.47 1.89