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Question: Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with your freedom to choose what you do with your life?
Choices: "Satisfied" "Dissatisfied"
Data: % of "Satisfied"
Period:
Area:
10 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Sweden93.9%
2 Canada93.4%
3 Australia91.5%
4 Germany86.7%
5 United States84.3%
6 United Kingdom83.5%
7 France82.5%
8 Japan81.0%
9 Italy66.5%
10 Republic of Korea 61.3%

Source
Helliwell, John F., Richard Layard, Jeffrey Sachs, and Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, eds. 2020. World Happiness Report 2020. New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 4.178384 X +3.333
Correlation coefficient (r)0.811
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.658

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 65067.269315 X -7016.470
Correlation coefficient (r)0.705
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.497

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -3.432566 X +84.900
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.237
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.056

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 1.917147 X -0.014
Correlation coefficient (r)0.760
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.578

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -10.432880 X +20.233
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.280
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.078