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Correlational findings

Study Ouweneel & Veenhoven (1994): study ZZ 1980

Public:
Adults, general public, 27 nations, ±1980
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 27
Non Response:
n.a.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Most studies used face-to-face interviews

Correlate

Authors's label
Level of education in nation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of:
- primary school enrollment ratio
- first level pupil/teacher ratio
- % adult illiteracy
- % GNP in education  

Source:Estes, R.J.-The social progress of nations (1984, N.Y., Praeger)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HV---sq-vt-11-a r = +.70 p < .001                 Mt' Happiness    Education score

Australia           7.75            18       
Austria             6.68            18
Belgium             7.57            19
Brazil              7.22            11
Canada              7.76            21
Denmark             7.67            16
Finland             7.35            18    
France              7.24            18
Germany             6.98            16
Greece              5.61            10
Great Britain       7.74            18
Italy               6.47            17
India               5.16             3
Ireland             7.82            17
Japan               6.94            16
Mexico              6.31            12
Netherlands         7.63            20
Norway              7.45            21
Philippines         6.47             9
Portugal            6.20            14
Singapore           7.24            10
S.Africa            7.03             3
S.Korea             6.21             9
Spain               6.84            11
Sweden              7.62            19
Switzerland         6.99            16
United States       7.55            19
O-SLV---sq-nt-11-a r = +.68 p < .001                 Mt' Life           Education
                    Satisfaction   level

Australia           7.67           18  
Austria             7.10           18  
Belgium             7.07           19  
Brazil              7.03           11
Canada              7.60           21
Denmark             7.92           20
Finland             7.68           18
France              6.29           18
Germany             6.94           16
Greece              5.70           10
Great Britain       7.41           18
Italy               6.24           17
India               3.35            3
Ireland             7.58           17
Japan               6.20           16
Mexico              4.32           12
Netherlands         7.46           20
Norway              7.67           21
Philippines         6.60            9
Portugal            6.74           14
Singapore           7.12           10
S.Africa            6.43            3
S.Korea             5.50            9
Spain               6.22           11
Sweden              7.80           19
Switzerland         8.60           16
United States       6.94           19