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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 social institutions
Our Classification
Operationalization
Average reponse to survey question:
Please tell me for each institution listed how much confidence you have in them: church, armed forces, education stystem, legal system, press, trade unions, police, parliament, civil service, major companies, social security system, European Community (Western Europe and China) / TV (other countries), NATO, American political system,
1: none at all
2: not very much
3: quite a lot
4: a great deal

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = -.05 Happy Life Years by Trust in social institutions in 30 countries Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = +.14 rpc controlled for buying power per capita