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Correlational findings

Study Helliwell et al. (2016): study ZZ 2012

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 156 nations, 2005-2015
Survey name:
INT-GallupWorldPoll2016
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1560000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods

Correlate

Authors's Label
Log GDP per Capita
Our Classification
Remarks
Data: World Bank, World Development Indicator.
Operationalization

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c b = +.34 p < .01 AVERAGE happiness (cognitive component) by GDP in 156 nations.
b controlled for
- social support
- healthy life expectancy at birth
- freedom to make life choices
- generosity
- perceptions of corruption

Unaffected by additional control for AVERAGE happiness (affective component).