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Studies

Pew Research Center (2007): study ML 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Pew Research Center,
Title:
Global Opinion Trends 2002-2007: a Rsing Tide lifts Mood in the Developing World
Source:
The Pew Global Attitudes Project, 2007

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Mali, 2007
Survey name:
PEW survey 2007
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 700
Non Response:
0
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: 0.3%,   2: 2.6%,   3: 3.3%,   4: 7.7%,   5: 17%,   6: 37%,   7: 19.5%,   8: 8.9%,   9: 1.7%,   10: 1.2%,   11: 0.8%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.97 4.97
SD:
1.54 1.54