Findings on happiness in Veenhoven (1997a): study ZZ 1990 /1

Author(s)Veenhoven, R.
TitleProgrès dans la Compréhension du Bonheur. (Progress in Understanding Happiness).
SourceRevue Québécoise de Psychologie, 1997, Vol. 18, 29 - 74
PublicAdults, general public, 13 nations of varying wealth, around 1990
 India, Philippines, South Korea, Brasil, Singapore, Italy, Japan, Great Britain, Australia, France, Germany, Canada, USA
 around 1990
Survey nameNot available
 World Database of Happiness, States of Nations
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
 Non-probability sample of nations, probability samples within nations
Respondents N =15000
 Total sample size is about 15.00, sample sizes within nations vary between 1000 and 2000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days? 1 dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 satisfied
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Correlation happiness - income in nationsshow  Economic affluence in nation
Correlation happiness - income in nationsshow  Personal income, also classified as above ↑