Correlational findings

Study Joshanloo (2018a): study ZZ World samples 2006

15+ aged, 94 nations, 2006-2007
Survey name
INT-Gallup World Polls
N = 97739
Non Response
Multiple assesment methods
face-to-face and phone interviews


Authors's Label
Household income satisfaction (HHIS)
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Selfreport on single question:
Which one of these phrases comes closest to your own feelings about your household's income these days?
4. living comfortably on present income
3. getting by on present income
2. finding it difficult on present income
1. finding it very difficult on present income

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c b = +.79 p < .01 b = +.792; CI95[+.73 to +.86] controlled for:
- Individual characteristics
  - gender
  - age
- Nation characteristics
  - average puropse in life
  - average religiosity

Stronger among people who see much purpose in their life
Similar among more and less religious people