Happiness measure, code: Y-LS-l-sq-nt-100-a

Happy Life Years

Life-expectancy in nations multiplied by 0-1 average happiness as assessed with survey questions type O-SL
Focus, Y-LS Years Lived Satisfied
Time frame, l life time
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, nt numeric scales transformed to same range Range = 100
Used in studies
ReferenceKirkcaldy et al. (2005): study ZZ 1995
TitleHealth Care and Subjective Well-Being in Nations.
PublicAdults, general public, 53 nations, 1990s
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
ReferenceVeenhoven (2009b): study ZZ 2000
TitleWell-Being in Nations and Well-Being of Nations. Is There a Conflict Between Individual and Society?
PublicAdults, general public, 91 nations, early 2000s
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes