Findings on happiness in Bond et al. (0): study ZZ World samples 2005

Author(s)Bond, M.H.; Li, L.M.; Lun, V.M.C.
TitleReligion and the Life Satisfaction of Young Persons around the World: Personal Values and Societal Context
SourceTrommsdorff, G., Xinyin, C.: "Values. Religion, and Culture in Adolescent Development", Cambridge, 2011, Cambridge, UK, Chap. 5
Public15-24 aged, 43 nations, 2005-2008
Survey nameWorldValuesSurvey 5
 World Values Survey
SampleMixed samples
 Non-probability sample of nations and probability samples within nations
Respondents N =9618
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days? 1 dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 satisfied
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication16
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Government Restriction IndexN14ab02aeFreedom of religion
Government Restriction IndexN14ab02aPrivate freedom in nations, also classified as above ↑
Human Development IndexN14ab07Modernity of nation
SecularismR10ab04bBelief in god
SecularismV02ac01Modern value pattern, also classified as above ↑
SecularismN11NATION: PERSONALITY (modal), also classified as above ↑
SecularismN02ab04Religiousness, also classified as above ↑
SecularismN02ab06Value climate in the nation, also classified as above ↑
Social Hostilities IndexN12ab02Civil war
Social Hostilities IndexN12ab05bPolitical violence, also classified as above ↑
Social Hostilities IndexR10ag03Religious climate in society, also classified as above ↑
Social Hostilities IndexN02ab04Religiousness, also classified as above ↑
Social-religious engagement (micro)R10ad02Participation in church
Social-religious engagement (micro)N02ab04Religiousness, also classified as above ↑