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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
Y-LS-l-sq-nt-100-a
Focus:
Years Lived Satisfied (D-YS)
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-SL

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Kirkcaldy et al. (2005): study ZZ 1995 Adults, general public, 53 nations, 1990s N = 80000
Veenhoven (2009b): study ZZ 2000 Adults, general public, 91 nations, early 2000s N = 140000