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Correlational findings

Study Wallace & Pichler (2009): study ZZ Europe 2002

Public:
18+ aged, 19 European nations, 2002-2003
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 36017
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Quality of life/society
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of:
A: Satisfaction with life as a whole;
   - happiness
   - life satisfaction
B: Satisfaction with the institutions of the country;
   - economy
   - government
   - democracy
   - educational system
   - health services

Each rated
0:  extremely dissatisfied
.
.
10: extremely satisfied

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd r = +.93 p < .05 AVERAGE happiness by AVERAGE satisfaction with quality of life and society O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a r = +.89 p < .05