- 18+ aged, general public, World samples, 1981-2004
- Survey name:
- WVS: combined waves
- N = 195
- Non Response:
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's label
- Per capita GDP
- Our Classification
- Gross domestic product per capita (absolute scale).
Observed Relation with Happiness
When log GDP is used instead of GDP the result is a linear relationship:
Each doubling of GDP is associated with a constant increase in life satisfaction.