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

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 1997 3.03 0.78 6.95 2.18 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2001 2.94 0.71 6.73 2.05 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2012 3.26 0.82 7.52 2.21 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2018 3.35 0.74 7.76 1.94 Average 3.14 0.76 7.24 2.10
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 2001 4.86 1.47 4.28 1.64 * O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I 2012 7.54 2.10 7.27 2.33 * O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I 2018 7.66 2.41 7.40 2.68 Average 6.69 1.99 6.32 2.21
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 5.60 2.76 5.60 2.76 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a 2008 5.20 3.06 5.20 3.06 Average 5.40 2.91 5.40 2.91
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 2007 6.95 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2008 5.55 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2009 6.36 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2010 6.92 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2011 6.65 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2012 6.62 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 6.71 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 6.74 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 6.25 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 6.97 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2017 7.13 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2018 6.88 Average 6.64
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 68.00 Average 68.00
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 33.44 6.67 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2009 29.05 6.45 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2010 27.88 6.39 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2011 27.00 6.35 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2012 33.22 6.66 Average 30.12 6.50
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 41.00 7.10 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2007 31.00 6.60 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2008 30.00 6.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2009 26.00 6.30 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2010 24.00 6.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2011 22.00 6.10 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2012 28.00 6.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 30.00 6.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 28.00 6.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 23.00 6.15 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 26.00 6.30 Average 28.09 6.41
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 30.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2012 29.00 Average 29.50
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 31.00 Average 31.00
Typical text:
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2007 37.24 6.86 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.34 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 32.42 6.62 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 28.95 6.45 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 24.66 6.23 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 31.60 6.58 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 27.78 6.39 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2018 19.06 5.95 Average 25.26 6.44
Typical text:
uppose 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
- .
- .
- 1
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD C-BW-c-sq-l-10-b 2000 7.07 2.05 6.75 2.28 C-BW-c-sq-m-10-a 2002 6.30 5.89 Average 6.69 2.05 6.32 2.28
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 2002 5.24 2.33 5.24 2.33 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2005 5.22 2.43 5.22 2.43 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 5.67 2.54 5.67 2.54 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 5.67 2.55 5.67 2.55 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2008 4.41 2.67 4.41 2.67 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2009 5.21 2.51 5.21 2.51 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 5.79 2.35 5.79 2.35 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 5.27 2.19 5.27 2.19 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2012 5.13 2.18 5.13 2.18 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 5.14 1.95 5.14 1.95 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 5.44 2.17 5.44 2.17 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 4.82 2.02 4.82 2.02 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 5.55 1.96 5.55 1.96 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 5.83 1.78 5.83 1.78 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2018 5.47 2.36 5.47 2.36 Average 5.32 2.27 5.32 2.27
Typical text:
Do you feel...?
- happy
- fairly happy
- unhappy
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 3) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-u-sq-v-3-k 2011 2.31 0.65 5.64 1.35 O-HL-u-sq-v-3-k 2016 2.72 0.57 6.43 1.18 Average 2.51 0.61 6.04 1.26