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

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 4.48 1.62 4.48 1.62 Average 4.48 1.62 4.48 1.62
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 5.17 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2007 5.35 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2008 4.85 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2009 4.92 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2010 5.16 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2011 4.83 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2012 4.72 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 4.77 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 5.20 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 5.33 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 5.45 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2017 5.43 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2018 5.60 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2019 6.14 Average 5.21
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 42.07 7.10 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2009 52.98 7.65 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2010 62.61 8.13 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2011 57.19 7.86 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2012 55.73 7.79 Average 54.11 7.71
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 46.00 7.30 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2007 50.00 7.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2008 45.00 7.30 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2009 48.00 7.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2010 53.00 7.70 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2011 51.00 7.60 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2012 50.00 7.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 53.00 7.70 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 53.00 7.70 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 47.00 7.35 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 48.00 7.40 Average 49.45 7.50
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-o 2008 49.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2012 52.97 Average 50.98
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 46.00 Average 46.00
Typical text:
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2006 51.50 7.57 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2007 51.53 7.58 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.57 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 51.50 7.58 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 56.75 7.84 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 50.34 7.52 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 53.90 7.69 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 45.49 7.27 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2018 46.68 7.33 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2019 45.70 7.29 Average 45.40 7.52
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 5.34 1.85 5.34 1.85 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2006 4.42 1.48 4.42 1.48 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 5.51 1.68 5.51 1.68 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 4.68 1.60 4.68 1.60 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2008 4.68 1.29 4.68 1.29 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2009 4.34 1.42 4.34 1.42 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 4.37 1.53 4.37 1.53 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 4.37 1.53 4.37 1.53 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 3.83 1.71 3.83 1.71 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2012 3.67 1.70 3.67 1.70 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 3.65 1.52 3.65 1.52 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 4.39 1.37 4.39 1.37 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 4.62 1.54 4.62 1.54 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 4.59 1.82 4.59 1.82 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 4.68 2.01 4.68 2.01 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2018 4.77 1.96 4.77 1.96 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2019 5.49 2.95 5.49 2.95 Average 4.55 1.70 4.55 1.70