World Database of Happiness , collection Happiness in Nations

Happiness in Switzerland (CH)

Current happiness: place on rank lists of Happiness in nations 2000-2009

HappinessAverage HappinessHappy Life YearsInequality of HappinessInequality Adjusted Happiness
Possible ranges0 - 100 - 1000 - 3.50 - 100
Highest score8.5  Costa Rica66.7  Costa Rica1.42  Netherlands73  Denmark
Switzerland8.065.21.5571
Lowest score2.612.53.1916

All above happiness variants are based on responses to a survey question like: “Taking all together, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole these days?”. Combined question types 10-step numeral life satisfaction and 11-step numeral life satisfaction.

Trend based on happiness as measured with a survey question like: "All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days? 10 very satisfied . . 0 not satisfied". Question type 11-step numeral LifeSatisfaction (code 122G). This measure may differ from the measure used in the above ranking of current happiness.
   Other measures of happiness used in this nation may produce a different pattern over time. Check the complete overview of distributional findings on happiness in the general public of Switzerland.

Cite as: R. Veenhoven, Happiness in Switzerland (CH), World Database of Happiness, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Viewed on 2014-09-02 at http://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl .