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

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 2011 3.19 0.63 7.44 1.68 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2018 3.19 0.63 7.43 1.66 Average 3.19 0.63 7.44 1.67
Typical text:
Taking all things together on a scale of one to ten, how hapy would you say you are?
1 very unhappy
:
10 very happy
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-SLu-g-sq-n-10-f 2015 7.80 1.94 7.56 2.16 O-SLu-g-sq-n-10-f 2017 7.63 1.80 O-SLu-g-sq-n-10-f 2018 7.61 1.70 7.35 1.89 O-HL-u-sq-n-10-j 2018 8.13 1.61 7.92 1.79 O-SLu-g-sq-n-10-f 2019 7.65 1.61 7.39 1.79 O-HL-u-sq-n-10-j 2019 7.95 1.61 7.72 1.79 Average 7.79 1.71 7.59 1.88
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-j 2010 6.78 6.42 * O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I 2011 7.24 2.10 6.93 2.34 * O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I 2018 6.92 2.13 6.57 2.37 Average 6.98 2.12 6.64 2.35
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 6.13 1.90 6.13 1.90 Average 6.13 1.90 6.13 1.90
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 2006 6.27 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2007 6.42 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2008 6.17 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2009 6.05 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2010 6.28 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2011 6.58 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2012 6.63 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 6.74 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 6.71 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 6.71 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 6.50 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2017 6.77 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2018 6.92 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2019 7.22 Average 6.57
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 63.00 Average 63.00
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 2008 51.53 7.58 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2009 54.99 7.75 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2010 54.29 7.71 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2011 54.07 7.70 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2012 55.55 7.78 Average 54.09 7.70
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 2006 42.00 7.10 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2007 40.00 7.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2008 44.00 7.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2009 47.00 7.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2010 49.00 7.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2011 47.00 7.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2012 46.00 7.30 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 47.00 7.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 48.00 7.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 54.00 7.70 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 54.00 7.70 Average 47.09 7.37
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 42.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2008 44.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2012 47.70 Average 44.56
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 38.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-b 2008 39.00 Average 38.50
Typical text:
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2006 48.37 7.42 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2007 47.26 7.36 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.53 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 50.95 7.55 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 54.84 7.74 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 55.62 7.78 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 54.71 7.74 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 58.53 7.93 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2018 53.17 7.66 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2019 64.80 8.24 Average 48.88 7.71
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 5.48 1.84 5.48 1.84 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 5.72 1.76 5.72 1.76 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2008 5.89 1.87 5.89 1.87 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2009 5.38 1.73 5.38 1.73 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 5.51 1.84 5.51 1.84 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 5.74 1.80 5.74 1.80 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2012 5.76 1.97 5.76 1.97 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 5.84 1.82 5.84 1.82 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 5.97 2.09 5.97 2.09 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 5.95 1.96 5.95 1.96 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 5.53 2.01 5.53 2.01 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 5.88 1.75 5.88 1.75 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2018 6.01 1.88 6.01 1.88 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2019 6.27 2.08 6.27 2.08 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2020 6.17 6.17 Average 5.81 1.89 5.81 1.89