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Correlational findings

Study Leepin (1978): study ZZ 1974 /1

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 14 countries, 1974-1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 2659
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Conducted in different countries.

Correlate

Authors's label
Belief that life is interesting
Our Classification
Operationalization
Percentage of people per country who
think life is interesting. (As assessed by single direct survey question)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-g-sq-v-3-b r = +.94 p < .001 Average score per country.
                       % life         % happy
                       interesting
Switzerland            89             91
Germany                76             75
France                 74             88
Italy                  67             68
Benelux countries      85             92
Great Britain          82             92
Scandinavia            91             95
Japan                  73             65
India                  35             37