Variable  Measurement  Era  SPSS code 
N 
Source 
Dispersion of overall happiness  SD 3step happiness^{1}  1948  SD_HappinessHL3_1948 
8  WDH table 111a 
1948  SD_HappinessHL3a_1948^{2} 
8  WDH table 111a  
1980  SD_HappinessHL3_1980 
31  WDH table 111a+b+c  
SD 3step happiness corrected  1980  SD_HappinessHL3a_1980^{2} 
21  WDH table 111a  
1980  SD_HappinessHL3b_1980^{3} 
21  Veenhoven 1990  
SD 4step happiness  1990  SD_HappinessHL4_1990 
42  WDH table 111b  
199598  SD_HappinessHL4_1996 
51  WDH table 111b  
1999  SD_HappinessHL4_1999 
31  WDH table 111b  
199099  SD_HappinessHL4_1990s 
69  Mean eqhap4_909699  
Dispersion of lifesatisfaction  SD 4step lifesatisfaction  197379  SD_HappinessLS4_1970s 
10  WDH table 121b 
198089  SD_HappinessLS4_1980s 
13  WDH table 121b  
199099  SD_HappinessLS4_1990s 
37  WDH table 121b  
2000  SD_HappinessLS4_2000 
34  WDH table 121b  
SD 10step lifesatisfaction  1980  SD_HappinessLS10_1980 
25  WDH table 122c  
199091  SD_HappinessLS10_1990 
42  WDH table 122c  
199095  SD_HappinessLS10_1995 
62  WDH table 122c  
199598  SD_HappinessLS10_1998 
47  WDH table 122c  
19992000  SD_HappinessLS10_1999 
83  WDH table 122c  
19902000  SD_Happiness10_1990s 
83  Mean 19909599  
2005  SD_HappinessLS10_2005 
52  Computed from World Values Survey 5  
SD 10+11 step lifesatisfaction  19952005  SD_HappinessLS10.11_2000s 
83  WDH table 122c+d+e  
20002008  SD_HappinessLS10.11_2000.08  131  
20002009  SD_HappinessLS10.11_2000.09  134  
Gini coefficient of 10step lifesatisfaction  1999  Gini_HappinessLS10_1999 
46  Computed from World Values Survey 4, item
65


% in modus 10step life satisfaction 
1999  Modus1_HappinessLS10_1999 
46  
% in modus and adjacent categories 10step Life Satisfaction 
1999  Modus2_HappinessLS10_1999 
46  
Inter quartile range 10step Life Satisfaction 
1999  IQR_HappinessLS10_1999 
46  
Various questions on lifesatisfaction: scored on verbal and numerical scales, all transformed to range 010  19902000  SD_HappinessLSmix_1990s 
90  WDH table 122c+123  
Dispersion on BestWorst scale  SD 11 step BestWorst possible ladder of life scale  2006  SD_HappinessBW11_2006 
132  WDH table 131C 
Dispersion of affect balance  SD 10 item Affect Balance Scale  1980  SD_HappinessABS_1980s 
16  WDH table 222 
199091  SD_HappinessABS_1990s 
38  
SD 16 item scale of yesterday's affects  2006  SD_HappinessABS.YA_2006

43  WDH table 231  
Dispersion in combined
nonequivalent items using regression to estimate the score on one item on the bases of responses to another 
Standard deviation 010 lifesatisfaction completed with standard deviation 010 BestWorst transformed  
19952005  SD_HappinessLSBW11_2000s^{4} 
94  WDH table 122c+d and 131  
20002009  SD_HappinessLSBW10.11_2000.09 
142  
20052014  SD_HappinessLSBW10.11_20052014  143  
Standard deviation 010 BestWorst completed with standard deviation 010 Life satisfaction  2006  SD_HappinessBWLS11_2006  132 
Variable  Measurement  Era  SPSS code 
N 
Source 
Inequalityadjusted happiness  Index which gives equal weight to level and dispersion of
happiness. Computed rom mean and standard deviation of happiness according to Kalmijn and Veenhoven 2005 
19902000  IAH_1990s 
90  LSBW_90s, SD_LSBW_90s 
19952005  IAH_2000s 
94  LSBW_00s, SD_LSBW_00s  
20002008  IAH_2000.08 
131  LSBW10.11_2000.08 SD_LSBW10.11_2000.08 
Related variables: 
Related topics: Equality Happiness level Inequality Adjusted Happiness 
Related themes: Happiness Inequality 
States of Nations is an inventory of country characteristics. It is part of the World Database of Happiness
Keywords added: Happiness, Life Satisfaction, Social inequality, Difference in happiness, Disparities in happiness, Distribution of happiness, Equity, Equality, Disparity, Deprivation, Inequity, Social inequality