- 18+aged, general public, 65 countries, 1999-2004
- Survey name:
- WorldValuesSurvey 4
- N = 93142
- Non Response:
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's label
- Proportion of population in largest religion
- Our Classification
- Number of adherents to each country's largest religion divided by population projection.
Observed Relation with Happiness
-employment status (employed=1)
-personal religious identity
-belong to the largest religious group dummy
-religious affiliation dummies
b controls for national characteristics:
-freedom index (reflects government regulation of civil, religious, and political freedom)
-country level religious affiliation dummies
-freedom index and religious attendance
-freedom index and "am a religious person"
Method used is hierarchical linear modelling.