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

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 2014 2.87 0.74 6.50 2.15 Average 2.87 0.74 6.50 2.15
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-I 2014 5.89 2.66 5.43 2.96 Average 5.89 2.66 5.43 2.96
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 2009 4.80 4.80 Average 4.80 4.80
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 2007 5.21 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2009 5.27 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2010 5.12 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2011 4.74 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2012 5.02 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2013 5.27 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2014 4.96 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2015 4.10 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2016 4.90 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2017 4.37 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2018 4.32 O-SLW-*-ds-nt-11-a 2019 5.33 Average 4.88
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 47.00 Average 47.00
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 2009 20.91 6.05 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2010 27.41 6.37 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2011 21.78 6.09 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-tb 2012 23.90 6.19 Average 23.50 6.18
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 22.00 6.10 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2009 22.00 6.10 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2010 24.00 6.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2011 23.00 6.20 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2012 26.00 6.30 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2013 28.00 6.40 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2014 32.00 6.60 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2015 26.00 6.30 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb 2016 25.00 6.25 Average 25.33 6.27
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 28.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2009 24.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o 2012 23.40 Average 25.14
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 22.00 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-b 2009 18.00 Average 20.00
Typical text:
Finding Measure Code Year Original (-100 - 100) Scale (0 - 10) mean SD mean SD A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2007 21.31 6.07 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-j 2011 0.25 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2013 29.28 6.46 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2014 33.49 6.67 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2015 18.61 5.93 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2016 24.14 6.21 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2017 16.01 5.80 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2018 14.62 5.73 A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-fb 2019 32.98 6.65 Average 21.19 6.19
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 2007 4.48 1.94 4.48 1.94 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2009 4.81 2.24 4.81 2.24 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 4.35 2.24 4.35 2.24 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2010 4.35 2.24 4.35 2.24 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2011 3.75 2.31 3.75 2.31 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2012 4.06 2.23 4.06 2.23 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2013 4.22 2.30 4.22 2.30 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2014 3.97 2.44 3.97 2.44 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2015 2.98 2.19 2.98 2.19 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2016 3.83 2.11 3.83 2.11 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2017 3.25 2.18 3.25 2.18 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2018 3.06 2.40 3.06 2.40 C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c 2019 4.20 2.58 4.20 2.58 Average 3.95 2.26 3.95 2.26