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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
Income inequality
Our Classification
Operationalization
Income inequality in measured Gini-coefficients in various countries.
Data drawn from Cromwell (1977:294/5) and Bertrand (1981:192).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-m-11-a r = -.45 p < .05                   Mt happiness        Gini
Australia             7.0             .416
USA                   6.7             .414
Canada                7.0             .360
Great Britain         6.8             .400
France                5.8             .520
W-Germany             6.6             .423
Italy                 5.6             .379
Benelux               6.0             .402
Scandinavia           7.6             .405
Brasil                6.2             .491
Mexico                6.2             .530
Africa (South
of the Sahara)        4.6             .471
India                 3.4             .482
Japan                 5.8             .409