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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven & Timmermans (1998): study ZZ 1990

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 45 nations, 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 45000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income per head
Our Classification
Operationalization
Purchasing power per head in nation
Data Human Development Report 1992

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.66 Nations
19 West Europe
10 East Europe (former communist)
2  Anglo-America (Canada, USA)
4  Latin-America
   (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico)
2  Middle East (Turkey, Israel)
2  Africa (Nigeria, South-Africa0
5  Asia
   (China, India, Japan, Philippines, S Korea)
1  Australia (Australia)

Relarionship: L-shaped, concave.