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Correlational findings

Study Samanni & Holmberg (2010): study ZZ 1999

Public:
18+ aged, general public, in 90 nations, 1999-2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 100000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Summed effect nation characteristics
Our Classification
Operationalization
Summed effect of
-Government effectiveness
-GDP per capita
-Healthy life Expectancy
-Post-Materialism
-Importance of God
-Levels of Democracy

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Ra² = AVERAGE happiness by summed nation-characteristics O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Ra² = .61 All nations (N=90) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Ra² = .57 OECD-nations (N=30) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a Ra² = .48 Non-OECD nations (N=60)