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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
same language
Our Classification
Operationalization
language spoken in the nation

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a DM = Difference in happiness in nations where the same language is spoken:
English
.   Australia      7.7
.   Canada         7.6
.   UK             7.1
.   USA            7.4
difference         0.3

German
.   East Germany   6.6
.   West Germany   7.2
difference         0.6

Portugese
.   Brazil         6.8
.   Portugal       6.0
difference         0.8

Spanish (2000)
.   Mexico         7.6
.   Peru           6.0
.   Spain          6.9
difference         1.6