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Studies

Veenhoven (2009b): study ZZ 2000

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Well-Being in Nations and Well-Being of Nations. Is There a Conflict Between Individual and Society?
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2009, Vol. 91, 5 - 21.

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 91 nations, early 2000s
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 140000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0  dissatisfied
1
2
3
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5
6
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9
10 satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a
Full text:
Happy Life Years

Life-expectancy in nations multiplied by 0-1 average happiness as assessed with survey questions type O-SL
Classification:
Y-LS-l-sq-nt-100-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Biological capacity Habitability of land Government effectiveness Quality of government in nation Regulatory quality Quality of government in nation Control of corruption Quality of government in nation Voice and accountablity Quality of government in nation Ecological footprint Ecological footprint Energy consumption Modernity of nation
Economic affluence in nation
Ecological footprint
Technological achievement Modernity of nation Political stability NATION: POLITICS Ethnic fragmentation Social cohesion in nation
Cultural pluralism
Civil war Civil war in nation