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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
Civic disorders
Our Classification
Related specification variables
Operationalization
'Civic disorder index' (Kurian:1979),
consisting of the following items:
incidence of:
1. political assassinations;
2. general strikes;
3. guerilla incidents;
4. government crises;
5. purges;
6. riots;
7. revolutions;
8. anti-government demonstrations.
Data drawn from Kurian (1979:57).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-m-11-a r = -.44 ns                   Mt happiness       Civic
                                    disorder
Australia             7.0              3.0
USA                   6.7             32.0
Canada                7.0              4.0
Great Britain         6.8             14.0
France                5.8             23.0
W-Germany             6.6              2.0
Italy                 5.6             58.0
Benelux               6.0              3.0
Scandinavia           7.6              2.0
Brasil                6.2              3.0
Mexico                6.2             11.0
Africa (South
of the Sahara)        4.6             12.9
India                 3.4             30.0
Japan                 5.8             15.0