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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1996c): study ZZ 1990

Public:
Adults, general public, 48 nations, around 1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 75000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Income inequality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Ratio of lowest-highest 20% of registered income as found in income-statistics

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = -.10 Happy Life Years by Ratio lowest-highest 20% of registered income in 41 nations Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = +.07 rpc controlled for buying power per capita