Helpfulness in nations

Non-emergency helping% helped in natural experiment. Field experiments in large cities measuring three types of non-emergency helping:
1) alerting a pedestrian who dropped a pen,
2) offering help to a pedestrian with a hurt leg trying to reach a pile of dropped magazines,
3) assisting a blind person cross the street.
Overall helping index expresses % helped in these cases.
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Helped stranger % positive response to survey question on whether “in the last month you have helped a stranger or someone you did not know who needed help”2010HelpedStranger_2010150CAF 2010

Related topics: Altruism, Social participation
Related themes: Social climate, Values

The dataset States of Nations is about characteristics of countries in periods (macro variables). It is part of the World Database of Happiness. Though developed for the identification of societal conditions for happiness, the source can also be used for other purposes.