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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (2009b): study ZZ 2000

Public:
Adults, general public, 91 nations, early 2000s
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 140000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Energy consumption
Our Classification
Operationalization
In giga-joules p/c

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks Y-LS-l-sq-nt-100-a r = +.50 Average Happy Life Years by Energy consumption in 60 nations Y-LS-l-sq-nt-100-a rpc = -.24 rpc controlled for wealth