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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 = 1229431
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
In addtion Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
GDP
Our Classification
Remarks
Data: World Bank
Distribution
M=$13,040, Lowest 196 (Burundi), Highest 100,953 (Luxembourg)
Operationalization
GDP per capita (World Bank; US dollars)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c r = +.72 p < .01 Cross-national CURRENT happiness BY CURRENT GDP income C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c rpc = +.10 Cross-national rpc controlled for average household income C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c r = +.08 p < .05 Cross-national CHANGE in happiness by CHANGE in GDP (2006-2013)