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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
Defense effort of nation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Defense spending in % GNP

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 = +.11 ns                 Mt' Happiness    Defense score

Australia           7.75             13
Austria             6.68             16
Belgium             7.57             11
Brazil              7.22             17
Canada              7.76             15
Denmark             7.67             13
Finland             7.35             16
France              7.24              9
Germany             6.98             11
Greece              5.61              4
Great Britain       7.74              7
Italy               6.47             13
India               5.16             11
Ireland             7.82             15
Japan               6.94             17
Mexico              6.31             18
Netherlands         7.63             11
Norway              7.45             11
Philippines         6.47             13
Portugal            6.20             11
Singapore           7.24              3
S.Africa            7.03              9
S.Korea             6.21              6
Spain               6.84             15
Sweden              7.62             11
Switzerland         6.99             14
United States       7.55              6
O-SLV---sq-nt-11-a r = +.07 ns                 Mt' Life           Defense
                    Satisfaction   effort

Australia           7.67           13  
Austria             7.10           16  
Belgium             7.07           11  
Brazil              7.03           17
Canada              7.60           15
Denmark             7.92           13
Finland             7.68           16
France              6.29            9
Germany             6.94           11
Greece              5.70            4
Great Britain       7.41            7
Italy               6.24           13
India               3.35           11
Ireland             7.58           15
Japan               6.20           17
Mexico              4.32           18
Netherlands         7.46           11
Norway              7.67           11
Philippines         6.60           13
Portugal            6.74           11
Singapore           7.12            3
S.Africa            6.43            9
S.Korea             5.50            6
Spain               6.22           15
Sweden              7.80           11
Switzerland         8.60           14
United States       6.94            6