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

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 2007 5.32 1.65 5.32 1.65 Average 5.32 1.65 5.32 1.65
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 5.43 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2007 5.51 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2008 4.94 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2009 5.34 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2010 5.13 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2011 4.88 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2012 5.23 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 5.47 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 5.58 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 5.34 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 5.74 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2017 5.39 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2018 5.58 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2019 6.01 Average 5.40
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 70.00 Average 70.00
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 59.18 7.96 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2009 35.47 6.77 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2010 44.65 7.23 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2011 49.21 7.46 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2012 50.50 7.53 Average 47.81 7.39
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 37.00 6.90 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2007 38.00 6.90 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2008 49.00 7.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2009 29.00 6.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2010 35.00 6.80 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2011 35.00 6.80 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2012 35.00 6.80 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 27.00 6.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 26.00 6.30 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 14.00 5.70 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 20.00 6.00 Average 31.36 6.60
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 38.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2008 50.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2012 37.57 Average 41.85
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 51.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-b 2008 45.00 Average 48.00
Typical text:
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2006 54.59 7.73 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2007 49.10 7.46 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 34.99 6.75 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 32.65 6.63 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 18.48 5.92 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 25.77 6.29 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 19.46 5.97 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2018 15.02 5.75 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2019 17.87 5.89 Average 26.84 6.49
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 4.57 1.53 4.57 1.53 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 4.75 1.75 4.75 1.75 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2008 4.44 1.53 4.44 1.53 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2009 4.92 1.67 4.92 1.67 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 4.34 1.82 4.34 1.82 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 4.35 1.82 4.35 1.82 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 3.81 1.63 3.81 1.63 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2012 4.23 1.78 4.23 1.78 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 4.60 1.83 4.60 1.83 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 4.98 2.03 4.98 2.03 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 4.81 2.58 4.81 2.58 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 5.10 2.44 5.10 2.44 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 4.74 2.47 4.74 2.47 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2018 4.91 3.04 4.91 3.04 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2019 5.45 3.20 5.45 3.20 Average 4.67 2.07 4.67 2.07