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Studies

TurkStat (2010): study TR 2008

Publication

Author(s):
TurkStat,
Title:
Results of Life Satisfaction Survey, 2009
Source:
Turkish Statistical Institute,no 27, 2010, Ankara, Turkey

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Turkey, 2008
Survey name:
TR-TurkishLS2008
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 6465
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Thinking about your life as a whole, how happy would you say you are?
5  I am very happy
4  I am happy
3  so-so
2  I am unhappy
1  I am very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-f
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.5%,   2: 11.4%,   3: 30.3%,   4: 47.5%,   5: 8.2%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.48 5.96
SD:
0.89 1.89