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Correlational findings

Study Diener & Tay (2015): study ZZ 2005

Public
15+ Aged, general public, 164 nations, 2005-2013
Survey name
INT-Gallup World Polls
Sample
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
In addtion Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's Label
Annual income
Our Classification
Remarks
Data: World Bank
Distribution
M=$15,672, Lowest $1,080 (Burundi), Highest $60,928 (Luxembourg)
Operationalization
Average household income in nations converted from local currency to international dollars based on the World Bank's individual purchasing power parity

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c r = +.75 p < .01 CURRENT happiness by CURRENT income C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c r = +.11 CHANGE in happiness by CHANGE in annual income (2006-2013)