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

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 3.75 1.75 3.75 1.75 Average 3.75 1.75 3.75 1.75
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 4.53 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2007 4.89 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2008 4.37 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2009 4.76 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2010 4.78 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2011 5.17 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2012 4.56 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 4.58 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 4.79 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 4.41 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 4.85 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2017 5.08 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2018 5.55 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2019 5.64 Average 4.86
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 2008 71.00 Average 71.00
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 45.60 7.28 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2009 61.50 8.08 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2010 61.96 8.10 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2011 53.43 7.67 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2012 46.10 7.30 Average 53.72 7.69
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 56.00 7.80 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2007 54.00 7.70 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2008 50.00 7.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2009 58.00 7.90 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2010 55.00 7.80 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2011 54.00 7.70 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2012 47.00 7.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 44.00 7.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 40.00 7.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 42.00 7.10 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 30.00 6.50 Average 48.18 7.42
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 2008 52.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2012 49.03 Average 50.52
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 50.00 Average 50.00
Typical text:
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2006 57.60 7.88 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2007 54.71 7.74 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.57 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 44.21 7.21 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 47.30 7.36 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 46.35 7.32 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 34.94 6.75 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 30.46 6.52 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2018 26.80 6.34 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2019 51.15 7.56 Average 39.41 7.19
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 3.74 1.61 3.74 1.61 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 4.28 1.55 4.28 1.55 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2008 4.24 1.39 4.24 1.39 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2009 4.27 1.31 4.27 1.31 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 4.10 1.25 4.10 1.25 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 4.56 1.44 4.56 1.44 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2012 3.80 1.31 3.80 1.31 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 3.72 1.72 3.72 1.72 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 4.18 1.74 4.18 1.74 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 3.67 1.94 3.67 1.94 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 4.23 2.28 4.23 2.28 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 4.62 2.78 4.62 2.78 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2018 5.16 3.57 5.16 3.57 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2019 5.00 3.08 5.00 3.08 Average 4.26 1.93 4.26 1.93