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Period:
Area:
10 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Canada7.354
2 Sweden7.328
3 Australia7.236
4 United States7.101
5 United Kingdom6.809
6 Germany6.698
7 France 6.696
8 Italy6.338
9 Japan5.849
10 Republic of Korea5.666

Source
Helliwell, John F., Richard Layard, and Jeffrey Sachs, eds. 2015. World Happiness Report 2015. New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Original source
Gallup World Poll.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 0.896837 X +0.722
Correlation coefficient (r)0.959
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.920

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 7019.195483 X +2007.746
Correlation coefficient (r)0.607
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.368

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -0.011685 X +0.898
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.460
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.212

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 0.336234 X -0.656
Correlation coefficient (r)0.736
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.542

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -2.883229 X +30.969
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.426
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.181