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Question: Did you experience happiness during a lot of the day yesterday?
Choices: "Yes" "No"
Data: % of "Yes"
Period:
Area:
10 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Canada91.1%
2 United States87.7%
3 United Kingdom87.3%
4 Germany86.5%
5 Australia86.3%
6 Sweden79.1%
7 Japan78.6%
8 France 76.8%
9 Republic of Korea60.8%
10 Italy58.1%

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 = 3.182229 X +4.256
Correlation coefficient (r)0.685
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.469

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 60810.597232 X -2688.236
Correlation coefficient (r)0.682
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.465

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -7.311299 X +88.013
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.529
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.280

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 1.572544 X +0.321
Correlation coefficient (r)0.656
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.430

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -16.688902 X +27.193
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.319
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.102