Meaning of life in nations

Perceived meaning in lifePublic opinion; Feel what I do in life is valuable and worthwhile2006Meaning_200622Rugeri 2016 table 3
2012Meaning_201222Rugeri 2016 table 4
MeaninglessPublic opinion:
Life has no meaning
1990MeaningLack_199037WVS2 item 141
Meaning sourcePublic opinion: Meaning in life itself1990MeaningInLife_199038WVS2 item 136
Public opinion: Meaning in God1990MeaningInGod_199036WVS2 items 135+138+140
Concern about meaning of lifePublic opinion: How often do you think about the meaning and purpose in life?1990ConcernMeaning_199042WVS2 item 132
1995-98ConcernMeaning_199647WVS3 item 117
1999ConcernMeaning_1999WVS4 item

Related topics: Mental health, Religion
Related themes: Beliefs, 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.