World Database of Happiness , collection Happiness in Nations

Happiness in New Zealand (NZ)

Current happiness: place on rank lists of Happiness in nations 2005-2014

HappinessAverage HappinessHappy Life YearsInequality of HappinessInequality Adjusted Happiness
Possible ranges0 - 100 - 1000 - 3.50 - 100
Highest score8.5  Costa Rica67.9  Costa Rica1.71  Costa Rica74  Denmark
New Zealand7.459.91.9662
Lowest score2.5  Tanzania14.8  Togo3.19  Angola19  Tanzania

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: "Taking all things together, would you say you are?: - very happy - quite happy - not very happy - not at all happy very = 4 ......not at all = 1". Question type 4-step verbal Happiness (code 111C). 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 New Zealand.

Cite as: R. Veenhoven, Happiness in New Zealand (NZ), World Database of Happiness, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Viewed on 2017-04-24 at http://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl .