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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1999): 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
Political opportunity to choose
Our Classification
Operationalization
Respect for rights is assessed by means of inquiries among experts, which consider legislation and practice on 11 dimensions. Civil and political rights are condensed in one sumscore

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.39 Average happiness by political opportunity to choose in 48 nations Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = +.09 Happy life years by political opportunity to choose in 22 poor nations Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a r = +.49 Happy life years by political opportunity to choose in 24 rich nations