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Correlational findings

Study Mellander et al. (2011): study ZZ 2009

Public:
15+ aged, 66 nations, 2009
Survey name:
INT-GallupWorldPoll2009
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)
Interview: face to face in other countries

Correlate

Authors's label
GDP per capita
Our Classification
Distribution
Cutoff low-/high-income US $11.000;
rich N = 23, poor N= 43.
Operationalization

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a DM = - AVERAGE happiness in:

Low-income  countries M = 5.50 SD = 0.69
High-income countries M = 6.95 SD = 0.78
- difference             -1.45
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a r = +.80 p < .01 All countries O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a r = +.62 p < .01 Low-income countries O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a r = +.52 p < .05 High-income countries