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Period:
Area:
10 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Canada7.565
2 Sweden7.417
3 Australia7.403
4 United States7.269
5 United Kingdom6.944
6 France6.684
7 Germany6.645
8 Japan6.240
9 Italy6.154
10 Republic of Korea 6.143

Source
Helliwell, John F., Richard Layard, and Jeffrey Sachs, eds. 2015. World Happiness Report 2015. New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Original source
Gallup World Poll.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 0.800677 X +1.296
Correlation coefficient (r)0.834
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.696

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 13868.117001 X -48308.676
Correlation coefficient (r)0.766
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.587

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -1.249913 X +90.627
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.440
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.194

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 0.318634 X -0.614
Correlation coefficient (r)0.643
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.413

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -1.198049 X +19.832
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.164
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.027