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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (2000g): study ZZ 1980

Public:
Adults, general public, 41 nations, 1980-1990
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 50000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Size of state welfare budget
Our Classification
Operationalization
Social security expenditure in % GNP per capita

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a r = +.37 p < .05 Average mood level by state welfare budget per capita in 30 nations A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a rpc = +.06 ns Average mood level by state welfare budget per capita in 30 nations corrected for wealth in nation O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = +.28 ns Average Life satisfaction by state welfare budget per capita in 32 nations O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a rpc = -.24 ns Average Life satisfaction by state welfare budget per capita in 29 nations corrected for wealth in nation O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r = +.33 ns Average Overall happiness by state welfare budget per capita in 38 nations O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a rpc = -.20 ns Average Overall happiness by state welfare budget per capita in 35 nations corrected for wealth in nation