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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
LS GINI
Our Classification
Remarks
A Gini coefficient of 0 indicates complete equality within a nation and a Gini 1.0 means that a single individual possesses all of that resource and all other people are at zero. Findings are trend to happiness.
Distribution
M=20.26, Range from 35.03 (Domincian Republic) to 8.2 (Netherlands)
Operationalization
Gini coefficient of life satisfaciton distribution in nations.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Special Research Type Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c r = -.71 p < .01 Cross-national Gini LS GINI by AVERAGE happiness of 164 nations.