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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1984): study ZZ 1974 /1

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 14 nations and regions, 1974-1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6563
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Conducted by Gallup bureaus in different countries.

Correlate

Authors's label
Average life expectancy
Our Classification
Operationalization
Average life expectancy per country.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-m-11-a r = +.88 p < .001                   Mt happiness   Average life
                                 expectancy
Australia             7.0             70.90
USA                   6.7             72.60
Canada                7.0             72.85
Great Britain         6.8             70.80
France                5.8             72.50
W-Germany             6.6             71.25
Italy                 5.6             71.95
Benelux               6.0             72.80
Scandinavia           7.6             73.75
Brasil                6.2             59.35
Mexico                6.2             64.70
Africa (South
of the Sahara)        4.6             41.60
India                 3.4             41.25
Japan                 5.8             73.75