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Defined as the difference between the mean life satisfaction of people with tertiary attainment and the mean life satisfaction of people with secondary education.
Period:
Area:
10 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Japan0.62010
2 Republic of Korea 0.52010
2 United States0.52010
4 Australia0.42010
4 France0.42010
4 United Kingdom0.42010
7 Canada0.32010
7 Germany0.32010
9 Italy0.22010
10 Sweden0.12010

Source
OECD (2011) How's Life? Measuring Well-being

Original source
OECD's calculations based on data from the Gallup World Poll.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -2.141244 X +7.570
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.603
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.364

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 1087.562189 X +45089.602
Correlation coefficient (r)0.016
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -0.417910 X +82.375
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.040
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -0.392537 X +1.712
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.214
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.046

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 17.716418 X +7.415
Correlation coefficient (r)0.444
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.197