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Question: If you were in trouble, do you have relatives or friends you can count on to help you whenever you need them, or not?
Choices: "Yes" "No"
Data: % of "Yes"
Period:
Area:
10 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Australia94.0%
2 Sweden93.1%
3 United Kingdom92.8%
4 Canada92.3%
5 France 92.1%
6 Germany92.0%
7 Italy91.3%
8 United States90.4%
9 Japan88.6%
10 Republic of Korea79.8%

Source
Helliwell, J., Layard, R., & Sachs, J. (2019). World Happiness Report 2019, New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 10.555333 X -2.790
Correlation coefficient (r)0.815
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.664

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 110027.699730 X -54237.107
Correlation coefficient (r)0.442
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.195

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -8.752584 X +90.153
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.227
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.052

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 5.503631 X -3.421
Correlation coefficient (r)0.823
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.677

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -125.237237 X +127.485
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.860
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.740