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Question: 1. Did you experience worry during a lot of the day yesterday? 2. Did you experience sadness during a lot of the day yesterday? 3. Did you experience anger during a lot of the day yesterday?
Choices: "Yes" "No"
Data: The average of the percentages of "Yes" to the three questions.
Period:
Area:
10 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Italy32.0%
2 France 26.2%
3 United States25.4%
4 Canada23.6%
5 Australia21.0%
6 Sweden18.3%
7 United Kingdom18.0%
8 Japan17.8%
8 Republic of Korea17.8%
10 Germany16.8%

Source
John Helliwell, Richard Layard and Jeffrey Sachs (eds.) World Happiness Report 2013

Original source
Gallup World Poll.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -0.200184 X +6.821
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.019
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -15116.550273 X +49916.780
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.075
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -0.921768 X +82.270
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.029
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 0.376080 X +1.485
Correlation coefficient (r)0.069
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -32.401289 X +18.658
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.400
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.160