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

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-f 1989 2.83 0.64 5.72 1.78 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 1990 2.52 0.67 5.49 2.12 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-h 1993 2.49 0.67 5.34 1.80 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 1995 2.50 0.73 5.41 2.26 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-h 1997 2.52 0.66 5.42 1.77 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-h 1998 2.48 0.66 5.31 1.80 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-h 1998 2.81 0.82 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-h 1999 2.50 0.66 5.37 1.75 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 1999 2.46 0.75 5.30 2.32 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-ga 2001 2.81 0.81 6.13 2.29 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2005 2.76 0.70 6.23 2.11 O-HL-c-sq-v-4-f 2007 2.61 0.72 5.41 2.01 O-HP-u-sq-v-4-b 2007 3.04 0.98 6.80 3.28 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2011 2.90 0.66 6.65 1.94 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2017 2.98 0.60 6.92 1.71 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2017 2.93 0.64 6.76 1.85 Average 2.69 0.71 5.88 2.05
Typical text:
Considering your life as a whole, would you describe it as
- very unhappy
- unhappy
- mixed
- happy
- very happy
very happy = 7 .... very unhappy = 1
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 7) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-g-sq-v-7-ac 2002 4.83 1.17 6.41 2.05 Average 4.83 1.17 6.41 2.05
Typical text:
Generally speaking, how happy do you feel?
10 extremely happy
:
0 extremely unhappy
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a 2006 6.01 2.27 6.01 2.27 O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a 2008 6.19 2.18 6.19 2.18 O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a 2010 6.29 2.21 6.30 2.21 O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a 2012 6.29 2.12 6.29 2.12 O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a 2016 6.33 2.15 6.33 2.15 Average 6.22 2.19 6.22 2.19
Typical text:
How satisfied are you with the life you lead?
- very satisfied
- fairly satisfied
- not very satisfied
- not at all satisfied
very = 4 ....... not at all = 1
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 4) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-g 1993 2.52 0.84 5.18 1.94 O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-h 2000 2.68 0.88 5.44 1.92 O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-c 2001 2.56 0.88 5.54 2.39 Average 2.59 0.87 5.39 2.08
Typical text:
Overall, how satisfied are you with your present life?
- very satisfied
- fairly satisfied
- neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
- fairly dissatisfied
- very dissatisfied
very satisfied = 5 ..... very dissatisfied = 1
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-c 1991 3.33 0.82 6.32 2.17 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h 1992 2.10 1.01 3.56 1.72 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h 1993 2.14 1.04 3.63 1.77 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h 1994 2.26 1.05 3.83 1.79 O-SLu-u-sq-v-5-a 1994 2.43 1.08 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h 1995 2.24 1.09 3.85 2.08 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h 1996 2.16 1.05 3.69 2.01 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h 1998 2.08 1.06 3.52 2.04 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h 2000 2.38 1.09 4.12 2.07 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-eb 2000 2.41 1.11 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h 2001 2.59 1.13 4.51 2.12 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h 2002 2.87 1.14 5.01 2.12 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h 2003 2.76 1.15 4.81 2.14 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h 2004 2.90 1.11 5.03 2.04 O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h 2005 2.97 1.10 5.15 2.02 Average 2.51 1.07 4.39 2.01
Typical text:
Taking all together, how satisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole these days?
- completely satisfied
- very satisfied
- satisfied
- satisfied nor unsatisfied
- unsatisfied
- very unsatisfied
- completely dissatisfied
completely satisfied = 7 ... completely diss = 1
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 7) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-b 1991 3.70 1.46 4.50 2.43 O-SLu-c-sq-n-7-d 1996 4.41 0.89 5.68 1.48 O-SLu-c-sq-n-7-d 1997 4.33 0.85 5.55 1.42 Average 4.15 1.07 5.24 1.78
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-aa 1990 5.35 2.39 4.84 2.66 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa 1993 5.06 2.50 4.51 2.78 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g 1993 5.04 2.48 4.49 2.75 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g 1994 5.23 2.33 4.70 2.59 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa 1995 4.45 2.52 3.84 2.80 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g 1995 5.22 2.23 4.68 2.48 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa 1997 4.79 2.30 4.21 2.56 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g 1997 5.39 2.25 4.88 2.50 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g 1997 4.99 2.30 4.43 2.55 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g 1998 4.48 2.30 3.87 2.55 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-g 1999 4.83 2.27 4.26 2.53 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a 1999 4.74 2.56 4.15 2.85 O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a 2005 6.10 2.43 5.66 2.71 * O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a 2011 6.17 2.18 5.75 2.42 * O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I 2017 6.58 2.08 6.20 2.31 * O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a 2017 6.37 2.24 5.97 2.49 Average 5.30 2.34 4.78 2.60
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-SLC-c-sq-n-11-a 1991 6.19 2.53 6.19 2.53 O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-a 1991 6.03 2.56 6.03 2.56 O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d 1993 4.80 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd 2006 5.20 2.57 5.20 2.57 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a 2008 5.87 2.09 5.87 2.09 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd 2008 5.47 2.49 5.47 2.49 * O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd 2010 5.70 2.42 5.70 2.42 * O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd 2012 5.80 2.32 5.80 2.32 * O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a 2016 5.75 2.33 5.75 2.33 Average 5.64 2.41 5.75 2.41
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Taking all together, how satisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole these days?
100 completely satisfied
:
0 completely unsatisfied
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-SLu-g-sq-n-101-a 1991 6.14 2.42 5.71 2.68 O-SLu-g-sq-n-101-a 1995 53.28 24.01 5.33 2.40 Average 29.71 13.22 5.52 2.54
Typical text:
How satisfied are you with your overall quality of life?
- very dissatisfied
- somewhat dissatisfied
- a little dissatisfied
- about evenly balanced
- a little satisfied
- somewhat satisfied
- very satisfied
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 7) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-SQL-u-sq-v-7-a 1996 3.16 1.51 Average 3.16 1.51
Typical text:
A: How satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
B: How satisfied are you with how your life has turned out so far?
C: How happy are you?
0 extremely dissatisfied
:
10 extremely satisfied
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-Sum-*-mq-n-11-a 2006 5.54 5.54 Average 5.54 5.54
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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 5.32 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2007 5.53 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2008 5.41 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2009 5.28 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2010 5.60 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2011 5.74 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2012 5.94 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 6.03 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 6.27 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 6.26 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 6.22 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2017 6.01 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2018 6.02 Average 5.82
Typical text:
During the past few weeks did you ever feel (yes/no)
- particularly excited or interested in something?
- so restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
- proud because someone complimented you on something you had done?
- very lonely or remote from other people?
- pleased about having accomplished something?
- bored?
- on top of the world?
- depressed?
- that things were going your way?
- upset because someone criticized you?
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-5 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a 1991 0.33 1.95 5.33 1.95 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a 1998 -0.03 2.02 4.97 A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a 1999 -1.95 2.04 3.05 Average -0.55 2.00 4.45 1.95
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Average of reported positive affects minus average of negative affects. Various lists of recent affective experiences
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-3 - 3) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-cw-mq-v-4-c 2006 0.64 0.78 Average 0.64 0.78
Typical text:
Now thinking about today, how would you describe your mood, has it been ..?
1 very bad
2 somewhat bad
3 good nor bad
4 somewhat good
5 very good
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 5) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AOL-m-sq-v-5-b 1991 3.35 0.77 Average 3.35 0.77
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 55.00 Average 55.00
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 42.79 7.14 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2009 39.72 6.99 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2010 41.76 7.09 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2011 43.61 7.18 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2012 43.76 7.19 Average 42.33 7.12
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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 35.00 6.80 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2007 38.00 6.90 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2008 43.00 7.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2009 43.00 7.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2010 44.00 7.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2011 43.00 7.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2012 42.00 7.10 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 44.00 7.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 50.00 7.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 51.00 7.55 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 47.00 7.35 Average 43.64 7.20
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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 44.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2012 42.77 Average 43.39
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 40.00 Average 40.00
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Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2006 37.90 6.90 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2007 42.98 7.15 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.42 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 49.98 7.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 53.63 7.68 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 54.87 7.74 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 49.38 7.47 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 51.57 7.58 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2018 47.45 7.37 Average 43.13 7.42
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-n-10-a 1993 3.65 2.41 2.95 2.68 C-BW-c-sq-n-10-a 1994 4.17 2.37 3.53 2.64 C-BW-c-sq-n-10-a 1995 4.13 2.40 3.48 2.66 Average 3.99 2.39 3.32 2.66
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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 4.69 2.04 4.69 2.04 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2005 4.48 2.14 4.48 2.14 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2006 4.96 2.05 4.96 2.05 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 5.08 2.04 5.08 2.04 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 5.22 1.96 5.22 1.96 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2008 5.62 2.14 5.62 2.14 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2009 5.16 1.98 5.16 1.98 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 5.38 1.98 5.38 1.98 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 5.39 2.01 5.39 2.01 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2012 5.62 2.08 5.62 2.08 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 5.54 1.94 5.54 1.94 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 6.04 2.03 6.04 2.03 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 6.00 2.07 6.00 2.07 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 5.85 2.09 5.85 2.09 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 5.58 2.12 5.58 2.12 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2018 5.51 2.18 5.51 2.18 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2020 5.50 5.50 Average 5.39 2.05 5.39 2.05
Typical text:
Life in general is:
- miserable
- .
- enjoyable
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 7) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-V-g-sq-n-7-b 1995 4.44 1.02 5.73 1.69 O-V-g-sq-n-7-b 1996 4.44 0.87 5.73 1.45 O-V-g-sq-n-7-b 1997 4.39 0.86 5.66 1.43 Average 4.42 0.91 5.70 1.52
Typical text:
Life experience is:
- disappointing
:
- rewarding
Finding Measure Code Year Original (1 - 7) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD O-V-c-sq-n-7-a 1995 4.61 1.02 6.02 1.70 O-V-c-sq-n-7-a 1996 4.57 0.85 5.94 1.41 O-V-c-sq-n-7-a 1997 4.60 0.88 6.00 1.46 Average 4.59 0.92 5.99 1.53