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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1989b): study ZZ 1965

Public:
Adults, general public, 9 nations, 1965
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 10781
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Real GNP per head 1961
Our Classification
Remarks
Data are from Rosenstein-Rodan, 1961, except those for Great Britain, France, West Germany and Italy. For these countries GNP was estimated to bear the same proportion to the United States figure as thst shown by the geometric mean estimates by Gilbert et al., 1958, p. 36 extrapolated from 1955 to 1961 bvy the per-capita volume indexes in OECD, 1970, p. 11
Operationalization
Real GNP per head 1961

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab r = +.59 Country       Happiness   Real GNP per
                          head USD 1961

Great Britain   7,50          1777
United States   7,30          2790
West Germay     7,85          1860
Thailand        5,05           202
Japan           4,60           613
Philippines     5,00           282
Malaysia        5,10           552
France          4,70          1663
Italy           3,90          1077