2015 GNH Survey Report

The Third Gross National Happiness (GNH) Survey was conducted from January to May 2015 with financial support from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Royal Government of Bhutan. The GNH Survey presents a great detail of information on various aspects of Bhutanese people’s lives that are pertinent to wellbeing measurement and analysis. It can be used to generate policy recommendations, as well as to inform different institutions on the achievements and issues in their areas or sectors of operation. The 2015 GNH Survey used a sample of 7,153 people aged 15 years and above. A four-stage stratified random sampling method was adopted for the survey. For the first time, 29.9 percent of the interviews was conducted using tablets [Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI)] with the support from the World Bank.

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