Trend happy life years in nations

Happy Life Years (HLY) is a measure of is how long and happy the average citizen of a country lives.
Computation: HLY = 0-1 m * life, where: m is mean happiness and life is life expectancy at birth
This concept is discussed in Veenhoven, R. Happy life-expectancy. A comprehensive measure of quality-of-life in nations
Social Indicators Research, 1996, vol. 39, pp. 1-58

Variable

Description

Code

Nation

Since

Source
Trend average happiness in nations
Trend life expectancy in nations
Happy Life Years Computed from ls4_be and life_be hly_be Belgium 1973
Computed from ls4_de and life_de hly_de Germany (re-united) 1991
Computed from ls4_dee and life_dee hly_dee Germany (former East) 1990
Computed from ls4_dew and life_dew hly_dew Germany (former West) 1973
Computed from ls4_dk and life_dk hly_dk Denmark 1973
Computed from ls4_eu8 and life_eu8 hly_eu8* EU-8 1973
Computed from ls4_fr and life_fr hly_fr France 1973
Computed from ls4_gr and life_gr hly_gr Greece 1981
Computed from ls4_ie and life_ie hly_ie Ireland 1973
Computed from ls4_it and life_it hly_it Italy 1973
Computed from ls45_jp and life_jp hly_jp Japan 1958
Computed from ls4_lu and life_lu hly_lu Luxemburg 1973
Computed from ls4_nl and life_nl hly_nl Netherlands 1973
Computed from ls4_pt and life_pt hly_pt Portugal 1985
Computed from ls4_sp and life_sp hly_sp Spain 1985
Computed from ls4_uk and life_uk hly_uk UK (Great Britain) 1973
Computed from mix_us and life_us hly_us USA 1948

Weighted average: EU-8 = Belgium x 0.037423 + Denmark x 0,19263 + France x 0,213337 + West-Gernamy x 0,243826 + Italy x 0,211549 + Luxemburg x 0,0001503 + Netherlands x 0,056975 + UK x 0,216118

Same variable in data file 'States of Nations' Happy Life Years