Findings on happiness in Veenhoven (2002): study ZZ 1990

Author(s)Veenhoven, R.
TitleBevrijde Sexualiteit. (Liberated Sexuality).
SourceDe Psycholoog, Juli/Augustus 2002, Vol. 42, 377 - 382
PublicAdults, general public, 42 nations, 1990
 Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Britain, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Czecho-Slovakia (former), Denmark, Finland, France, Germany (former West-), Germany (former East-), Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA.
 around 1990
Survey nameNot available
 Data on happiness: World Database of Happiness, States of Nations Data on sexual freedom (public acceptance of homosexuallity: WVS (World Value Surveys Cumulative file 6160, ICPRS, Ann Arbor Michagan)
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
 Non-probability sample of nations, probability samples within nations
Respondents N =50000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textHappy Life Years Life-expectancy in nations multiplied by 0-1 average happiness as assessed with survey questions type O-HL
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Sexual freedomshow  Freedom of sex in nation
Sexual freedomshow  Specific restrictions (perceived and actual), also classified as above ↑
Sexual freedomshow  Tolerance in nation, also classified as above ↑
Sexual freedomshow  Value climate in the nation, also classified as above ↑