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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1984): study ZZ 1974

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 55 nations, 1974-1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8433
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Conducted by Gallup bureaus in different countries.

Correlate

Authors's label
Public health expenditure
Our Classification
Operationalization
Health expenditure per capita.
Data derived from Kurian (1979:90/91).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-m-11-a r = +.83 p < .05                   Mt happiness   $ Expenditure                                      per capita
Australia             7.0             293.0
North America         6.7             237.0
Western Europe        6.3             257.0
Latin America         6.0              11.0
Africa (South
of the Sahara)        4.6               3.0
Asia (exc. Japan)     3.8               1.5
Japan                 5.8             173.0