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Period:
Area:
10 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Canada7.354
2 Sweden7.328
3 Australia7.236
4 United States7.101
5 United Kingdom6.809
6 Germany6.698
7 France6.696
8 Italy6.338
9 Japan5.849
10 Republic of Korea 5.666

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 = 0.836519 X +1.167
Correlation coefficient (r)0.941
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.885

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 11642.239327 X -32598.320
Correlation coefficient (r)0.682
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.465

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -1.245907 X +90.577
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.471
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.222

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 0.339073 X -0.707
Correlation coefficient (r)0.739
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.546

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -4.734857 X +45.729
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.474
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.225