# Distributional Findings on Happiness by measure type and by year in the general public of Somalia (SO)

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 2014 6.37 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 6.31 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 5.91 Average 6.20
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
- 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 2014 47.00 7.35 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 60.00 8.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 58.00 7.90 Average 55.00 7.75
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
- .
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- 0
Finding Measure Code Year Original (0 - 10) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 5.53 2.60 5.53 2.60 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 5.35 2.22 5.35 2.22 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 4.67 2.18 4.67 2.18 Average 5.18 2.33 5.18 2.33
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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 2014 62.72 8.14 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 71.39 8.57 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 69.81 8.49 Average