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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
Inflation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Rate of inflation per country over 5 years (1970-1975).
Data drawn from Kurian (1979:89).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-m-11-a r = -.08 ns                   Mt happiness     Inflation
Australia             7.0             185
USA                   6.7             147
Canada                7.0             153
Great Britain         6.8             215
France                5.8             168
W-Germany             6.6             141
Italy                 5.6             200
Benelux               6.0             164
Scandinavia           7.6             173
Brasil                6.2             254
Mexico                6.2             204
Africa (South
of the Sahara)        4.6             217
India                 3.4             161
Japan                 5.8             188