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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1994c): study ZZ Developed nations 1948

Public:
Adults, general public, 9 developed nations, 1948-1981
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 9
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Relative temperal stability of average happiness in nations
Our Classification
Operationalization
Similarity in rank order of average happiness in nations in 1948
and in 1981

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW---sq-t-11-a rs = +.73 p < .01 Country        rank order of happiness
               1948               1981

Australia         2                 2/3
Britain (Great)   9                  7
France           7/8                 5
Germany (West)    4                  1
Italy            7/8                 8
Netherlands       5                  6
Norway            1                 2/3
Mexico            6                  9
USA               3                  4