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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (2008b): study ZZ 1995

Public:
Adults, general public, 98 nations, 2000s
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 150000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Disparity in incomes
Our Classification
Operationalization
Gini index: measures inequality over the entire distribution of income or consumption

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a r = +.05 Average happiness by disparity in incomes in 82 nations O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a rpc = +.42 rpc controlled for purchasing power per head