Nation type

ContinentAFR: Africa
ASI: Asia
EUR: Europe
LAM: Latin America
AAM: North America
OCE: Oceania
2000sNationKind_Continent191 Human Development Report
Culture1: Western
2: Former communist
3: Latin American (South and Middle America)
4: Middle East
5: Asian
6: African
7: Pacific
DevelopmentLevel of human development:
1: low
2: medium low
3: medium high
4: high
ReligionDominant religion:
1: Christian: Catholic
2: Christian: Protestant
3: Christian: Greek Orthodox
4: Muslim
5: Indigenous beliefs (e.g. animist)
6: Budhist, Taoist, Hindu
7: Mixed religions (Christian, Islam, Hindu)
8: Mixed (former) communist and local religion
9: Non-religious (agnostic, non-believer or atheist)

Related topics: Income, Religion, Standard of living, World system position
Related themes: Cultural climate, Geography, Modernity, Wealth

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