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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
Geographic characteristics of nation
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of:
- % arable land mass
- number of natural disasters - lives lost in natural disasters per   million population

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 = -.01 ns                 Mt' Happiness    Geographic score

Australia           7.75             14
Austria             6.68             12
Belgium             7.57             13
Brazil              7.22              6
Canada              7.76              5
Denmark             7.67             16
Finland             7.35              5
France              7.24             14
Germany             6.98             13
Greece              5.61             12
Great Britain       7.74             15
Italy               6.47             15
India               5.16              6
Ireland             7.82             16
Japan               6.94              1
Mexico              6.31             11
Netherlands         7.63             13
Norway              7.45              6
Philippines         6.47              7
Portugal            6.20             13
Singapore           7.24              9
S.Africa            7.03             18
S.Korea             6.21              1
Spain               6.84             15
Sweden              7.62              6
Switzerland         6.99             14
United States       7.55            -21
O-SLV---sq-nt-11-a r = +.10 ns                 Mt' Life           Geographic
                    Satisfaction   score

Australia           7.67           14  
Austria             7.10           12  
Belgium             7.07           13  
Brazil              7.03            6
Canada              7.60            5
Denmark             7.92           16
Finland             7.68            5
France              6.29           14
Germany             6.94           13
Greece              5.70           12
Great Britain       7.41           15
Italy               6.24           15
India               3.35            6
Ireland             7.58           16
Japan               6.20            1
Mexico              4.32           11
Netherlands         7.46           13
Norway              7.67            6
Philippines         6.60            7
Portugal            6.74           13
Singapore           7.12            9
S.Africa            6.43           18
S.Korea             5.50            1
Spain               6.22           15
Sweden              7.80           19
Switzerland         8.60           14
United States       6.94          -21