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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 = 0.890137 X +0.808
Correlation coefficient (r)0.951
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.904

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 12226.851655 X -35373.607
Correlation coefficient (r)0.729
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.531

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -1.173526 X +89.941
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.447
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.200

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, age-adjusted)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -2.883229 X +30.969
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.426
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.181