Levels of self-reported happiness among individuals aged 18 and over in Turkey were 48.2 percent in 2020, slightly down from 52.4 percent in 2019, according to a life satisfaction survey released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on Feb. 18.
The survey showed that the proportion of individuals who said they were unhappy was 13.1 percent in 2019 and 14.5 percent in 2020.
Before the referendum held on April 16, it was stated that 2 million new voters would be able to cast their votes for the first time. This would be the group that turned 18 after the November 2015 elections. I don't know how many of them went to the polling station to cast their votes.
On the eve of the International Day of Happiness, which is celebrated on March 20, Eurostat published on Thursday a study showing that Bulgarians have the lowest life satisfaction in the EU.
Respondents from the 28 EU member states were asked to rank their life satisfaction on a scale from 0 ("not satisfied at all") to 10 ("fully satisfied").
On the occasion of the International Day of Happiness on March 20, Eurostat published a selection of subjective indicators on the well-being of people in Europe.
This data on subjective evaluations and perceptions in different domains have been collected for the first time in a comparable way in European official statistics.