Resilience is a key feature of the Turkish public and he stood out in the 2021 satisfaction survey of Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat).
Investigation results published on Thusday shows a rise in the number of people who said they were happy in a year Brand with impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic difficulties associated with high inflation. Although both extended in 2022, hope is also on the horizon for the public as the survey results also dive into public preview for the future.
the rate of 18 and over people who declared themselves happy was 49.3% in 2021, compared to 48.2% in 2020. On the other hand, the number of people who said they were unhappy with their life went from 14.5% to 16.6% in 2020.
Women were happier than men at 54.6%, down from 43.9%, although happiness levels increased for both sexes from 2020 to 2021.
The poll also found who got married people were happier than single people. Married women were happier than married menwhile than happiness global rate among married people was 54%.
Like for ages of “happy” individuals, the survey revealed that people at the age of 65 and older were the happiest among audiences rate of 56.2%. The least happy individuals were those between the ages of 18 and 24. In 2020, people between the ages of 35 and 44 years old were the least happy citizens, according to figures from TurkStat.
Not ignorance but a lack of education is apparently bliss for the Turkish public like the survey shows the happiest among them are those who didn’t get son diploma from any school, whether primary or university. the results indicated that the level of decline in life satisfaction in line with level of education. At 51.4% of people stating that they are happy were primary school graduates while this rate was 47.8% and 47.6% for high school and university graduates respectively.
Source of joy for most of the citizens were their families. Their children made happy, according to the survey. To be in good health was first cause of happiness ahead of to be loved, to be successful, well-off and with a good job.
People were most satisfied with the security of the country. At 73.8% of people interviewed for the survey said they were satisfied with Security. This is followed by great satisfaction with transport, health, social security, education and justice. The security services greatly improved in the past a few years in terms of counter-terrorism. No major action of terrorism has been reported in the country since a 2017 nightclub shooting by a gunman linked to the Daesh terrorist group. Improvement of transport infrastructure is also high on the government’s agenda, with new highways, bridges, railways and airports cutting down to travel times in almost two decades since the coming to power of the Party of justice and development (AK) power.
the rate of people who expressed the hope for their future was 60.7%. This figure was 62.4% among women, higher than men. TurkStatComment says six out of ten people were hopeful for the futurewhile it was “seven out of ten people” in 2020.