# Gallup (2009a): study ZZ Various nation sets 2011

## Publication

Author(s):
Gallup,
Title:
Data from Gallup World Poll provided on request August 2009.
Source:
Personal communication.

## Investigation

Public
15+ aged, general public, Middle East & North Africa, 2011
Survey name
INT-GallupWorldPoll2005
Sample
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents
N = 15000
Non Response
0
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

## Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
10 best possible
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 worst possible life

This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Remarks:
Number of respondents is estimated based on 1000 respondents on average per survey. Assuming there were 3 surveys and 15 countries.
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.5%,   2: 3%,   3: 4.9%,   4: 9.2%,   5: 12.8%,   6: 26.2%,   7: 14.9%,   8: 12.2%,   9: 8.1%,   10: 3.1%,   11: 3.2%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.22 5.22
SD:
2.16 2.16