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

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 2005 2.95 0.58 6.88 1.68 O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a 2012 3.30 0.66 7.69 1.73 Average 3.13 0.62 7.29 1.70
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 2005 4.97 2.11 4.41 2.34 * O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I 2012 6.46 1.61 6.07 1.79 Average 5.71 1.86 5.24 2.07
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 4.23 2.31 4.23 2.31 Average 4.23 2.31 4.23 2.31
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 5.50 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2008 5.07 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2009 5.18 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2011 5.45 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2012 4.94 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 5.16 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 5.12 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 4.95 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 4.91 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2017 4.67 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2018 5.17 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2019 4.82 Average 5.08
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 58.00 Average 58.00
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 42.22 7.11 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2009 56.53 7.83 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2011 51.12 7.56 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2012 57.04 7.85 Average 51.73 7.59
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 2008 39.00 7.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2009 57.00 7.90 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2011 46.00 7.30 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2012 55.00 7.80 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 56.00 7.80 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 63.00 8.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 48.00 7.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 39.00 6.95 Average 49.33 7.49
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 44.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2012 55.57 Average 49.78
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 41.00 Average 41.00
Typical text:
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2006 54.60 7.73 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.51 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 59.27 7.96 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 62.92 8.15 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 51.48 7.57 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 46.69 7.33 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 40.39 7.02 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2018 48.52 7.43 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2019 31.84 6.59 Average 44.02 7.47
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 4.21 1.56 4.21 1.56 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2008 4.36 1.54 4.36 1.54 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2009 4.03 1.55 4.03 1.55 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 4.10 1.75 4.10 1.75 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2012 3.33 1.54 3.33 1.54 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 3.47 1.55 3.47 1.55 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 3.60 1.57 3.60 1.57 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 3.48 1.72 3.48 1.72 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 3.33 1.90 3.33 1.90 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 3.11 2.13 3.11 2.13 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2018 3.56 2.33 3.56 2.33 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2019 3.27 2.61 3.27 2.61 Average 3.65 1.81 3.65 1.81