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

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 2001 3.50 0.64 8.17 1.60 Average 3.50 0.64 8.17 1.60
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 3.87 3.22 3.19 3.58 Average 3.87 3.22 3.19 3.58
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 2.45 2.26 2.45 2.26 Average 2.45 2.26 2.45 2.26
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 4.01 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2007 4.29 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2008 3.94 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2009 3.50 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2010 3.46 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2011 4.25 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2012 4.12 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 4.15 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 3.66 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 3.75 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 3.31 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2017 3.64 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2018 3.87 * O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2019 3.98 Average 3.85
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 2007 76.00 Average 76.00
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 56.63 7.83 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2009 61.80 8.09 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2010 57.04 7.85 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2011 61.94 8.10 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2012 48.35 7.42 Average 57.15 7.86
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 48.00 7.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2007 40.00 7.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2008 49.00 7.50 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2009 56.00 7.80 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2010 53.00 7.70 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2011 55.00 7.80 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2012 42.00 7.10 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 47.00 7.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 37.00 6.90 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 38.00 6.90 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 33.00 6.15 Average 45.27 7.24
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 2007 43.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2008 48.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2012 43.67 Average 44.89
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 2007 45.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-b 2008 48.00 Average 46.50
Typical text:
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2006 53.89 7.69 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2007 53.54 7.68 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.56 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 54.67 7.73 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 48.95 7.45 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 42.76 7.14 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 44.76 7.24 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 45.93 7.30 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2018 54.11 7.71 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2019 48.31 7.42 Average 44.74 7.48
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 3.83 1.96 3.83 1.96 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2006 3.92 1.66 3.92 1.66 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 4.17 1.92 4.17 1.92 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2007 4.32 1.86 4.32 1.86 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2008 4.38 1.69 4.38 1.69 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2009 3.41 1.81 3.41 1.81 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 3.23 1.80 3.23 1.80 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 4.07 1.88 4.07 1.88 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 4.07 1.88 4.07 1.88 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2012 4.01 1.92 4.01 1.92 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 3.85 1.87 3.85 1.87 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 3.48 2.83 3.48 2.83 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 3.66 2.21 3.66 2.21 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 2.90 2.51 2.90 2.51 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 3.35 2.68 3.35 2.68 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2018 3.45 2.67 3.45 2.67 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2019 3.64 2.99 3.64 2.99 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2020 3.79 3.79 Average 3.75 2.13 3.75 2.13