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Studies

Pew Research Center (2007): study TR 2005

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, Turkey, 2005
Survey name:
PEW survey 2005
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 994
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
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.39%,   2: 5.78%,   3: 5.48%,   4: 9.77%,   5: 11.47%,   6: 29.31%,   7: 14.26%,   8: 8.77%,   9: 5.58%,   10: 1.6%,   11: 3.69%   (total 99.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.86 4.86
SD:
2.23 2.23