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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (2004b): study ZZ 1995

Public
Adults, general public, 65 nations, 1995 and 1997
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Murder rate
Our Classification
Remarks
Source: UN-DY 1998, table 21
Operationalization
Medical registration of murder as cause of death, in percentage of all deaths

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a r = -.36 AVERAGE happiness by murderrate in 52 nations O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a rpc = -.20 Happiness by murderrate in 52 nations controlled for wealth in nation O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = Happiness by murderrate in 21 Western nations O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = Happiness by murderrate in 15 East-European nations O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a = Happiness by murderrate in 12  Latin-American  nations