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 IndexN04ao01eFreedom of religion
Government Restriction IndexN04ao01Private freedom in nations, also classified as above ↑
Human Development IndexN04anOverall development (modernity) of nation
SecularismR01ab03bBelief in god
SecularismV02ac01Modern value pattern, also classified as above ↑
SecularismN03NATION: NATIONAL CHARACTER (modal personality), also classified as above ↑
SecularismN04ag03Religiousness, also classified as above ↑
SecularismN04akValue climate in the nation, also classified as above ↑
Social Hostilities IndexN04af03Civil war
Social Hostilities IndexN04af02bPolitical violence, also classified as above ↑
Social Hostilities IndexR01ag03Religious climate in society, also classified as above ↑
Social Hostilities IndexN04ag03Religiousness, also classified as above ↑
Social-religious engagement (micro)R01ad02Participation in church
Social-religious engagement (micro)N04ag03Religiousness, also classified as above ↑