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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 = 3.489154 X +4.014
Correlation coefficient (r)0.713
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.508

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 59891.139506 X -813.750
Correlation coefficient (r)0.683
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.466

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -6.923851 X +87.556
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.504
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.254

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, age-adjusted)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -6.712268 X +16.948
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.190
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.036