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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
Trust in (fellow) countrymen
Our Classification
  • NATION: PERSONALITY (modal) Current modal personality in one's nation Trust in nation Trust in fellow-man in nation
Operationalization
Average response to survey question:
 Could tou tell me how much you trust your fellow countrymen?
 1: Do not trust at all
 2: Do not trust very much
 3: Trust nor distrust
 4: A little
 5: Completely

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = +.11 Happy Life Years by Trust in (fellow) countrymen in 42 nations Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = +.25 rpc controlled for buying power per capita