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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
Y-LH-l-sq-nt-100-a
Focus:
Years Lived Happy (D-YH)
Time frame:
life time (l)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
numeric scales transformed to same range (nt)
Scale Range:
100

Description

Happy Life Years

Life-expectancy in nations multiplied by 0-1 average happiness as assessed with survey questions type O-HL

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Veenhoven (1996c): study ZZ 1990 Adults, general public, 48 nations, around 1990 N = 75000
Mean
= 48.240
SD
= 9.080
Veenhoven (1999): study ZZ 1990 Adults, general public, 48 nations, around 1990 N = 75000
Veenhoven (2002): study ZZ 1990 Adults, general public, 42 nations, 1990 N = 50000
Veenhoven (2005): study ZZ 1990 Adults, general public, 67 nations, 1990s N = 100000
Veenhoven (2005c): study ZZ 1990 Adults, general public, 90 nations, 1990s N = 100000
Veenhoven (2005c): study ZZ 1973 Adults, general public, EU 8 member states, USA and Japan, 1973-2002 N = 300000