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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1984): study ZZ EU 9 1975

Public:
15+ aged, general public, EU 9 member states, Western Europe, 1975
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 12996
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

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 O-HV---sq-vt-3-a r = +.10 ns                   M happiness    Inflation index
Great Britain        1.95             215
France               1.89             168
W-Germany            1.89             141
Italy                1.61             200
Belgium              2.27             163
The Netherlands      2.22             165
Luxembourg           2.03             156
Denmark              2.54             170
Ireland              1.88             220