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Aggregation of various surveys at national level
Period:
Area:
10 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Canada7.8
1 Sweden7.8
3 Australia7.7
4 United States7.4
5 United Kingdom7.2
6 Germany7.1
7 Italy6.7
8 France 6.6
9 Japan6.5
10 Republic of Korea6.0

Source
Veenhoven. R.. Average happiness in 149 nations 2000-2009. World Database of Happiness. Rank report Average Happiness.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 0.776212 X +1.282
Correlation coefficient (r)0.901
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.812

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 11896.252927 X -37587.471
Correlation coefficient (r)0.732
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.536

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -0.932670 X +88.673
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.366
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.134

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 0.274707 X -0.378
Correlation coefficient (r)0.618
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.382

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -2.741218 X +31.038
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.418
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.175