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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
Status of women in nation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of:
- % of the total number of age-eligible   girls attending primary school
- % girls in primary school (sex ratio)
- % adult female illiteracy
- years since women suffrage
- years since women suffrage equal to
  men

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 = +.60 p < .001                 Mt' Happiness  Women status score

Australia           7.75            24
Austria             6.68            19
Belgium             7.57            16
Brazil              7.22            15
Canada              7.76            17
Denmark             7.67            21
Finland             7.35            21
France              7.24            14
Germany             6.98            19
Greece              5.61            14
Great Britain       7.74            19
Italy               6.47            18
India               5.16             6
Ireland             7.82            18
Japan               6.94            14
Mexico              6.31            15
Netherlands         7.63            20
Norway              7.45            22
Philippines         6.47            13
Portugal            6.20            12
Singapore           7.24             4
S.Africa            7.03            21
S.Korea             6.21            14
Spain               6.84            17
Sweden              7.62            25
Switzerland         6.99             8
United States       7.55            20
O-SLV---sq-nt-11-a r = +.45 p < .01                 Mt' Life           Women status
                    Satisfaction   score

Australia           7.67           24  
Austria             7.10           19  
Belgium             7.07           16  
Brazil              7.03           15
Canada              7.60           17
Denmark             7.92           21
Finland             7.68           21
France              6.29           14
Germany             6.94           19
Greece              5.70           14
Great Britain       7.41           19
Italy               6.24           18
India               3.35            6
Ireland             7.58           18
Japan               6.20           14
Mexico              4.32           15
Netherlands         7.46           20
Norway              7.67           22
Philippines         6.60           13
Portugal            6.74           12
Singapore           7.12            4
S.Africa            6.43           21
S.Korea             5.50           14
Spain               6.22           17
Sweden              7.80           25
Switzerland         8.60            8
United States       6.94           20