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Studies

Pew Research Center (2002): study GH 2002

Publication

Author(s):
Pew Research Center,
Title:
What the World Thinks in 2002. How Global Publics View: Their Lives, Their Countries, the World, America.
Source:
Report Pew Global Attitudes Project, 12/04/2002, Pew Research Center, Washington DC, USA

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Ghana, 2002
Survey name:
WhatWorldThinks 2002
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 702
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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
Page in publication:
Q2
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 2.6%,   3: 7.4%,   4: 16.4%,   5: 19.5%,   6: 26.2%,   7: 14.1%,   8: 7.5%,   9: 2.1%,   10: 0.6%,   11: 0.3%   (total 97.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.48 4.48
SD:
1.67 1.67