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Question: Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with your freedom to choose what you do with your life?
Choices: "Satisfied" "Dissatisfied"
Data: % of "Satisfied"
Period:
Area:
10 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Sweden94.5%
2 Canada91.5%
3 Australia91.4%
4 Germany87.5%
5 United Kingdom85.9%
6 United States83.7%
7 France 82.2%
8 Japan79.6%
9 Italy69.3%
10 Republic of Korea67.2%

Source
Helliwell, John F., Richard Layard, Jeffrey Sachs, and Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, eds. 2021. World Happiness Report 2021. New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 4.946151 X +2.659
Correlation coefficient (r)0.853
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.728

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 73853.771004 X -16013.420
Correlation coefficient (r)0.663
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.440

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -4.662424 X +86.103
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.270
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.073

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 2.232454 X -0.292
Correlation coefficient (r)0.746
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.557

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -24.166884 X +34.096
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.371
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.138