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Aggregation of various surveys at national level
Period:
Area:
10 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Canada7.8
1 Sweden 7.8
3 Australia7.7
4 United States7.4
5 United Kingdom7.2
6 Germany7.1
7 Italy6.7
8 France6.6
9 Japan6.5
10 Republic of Korea6.0

Source
Veenhoven. R.. Average happiness in 149 nations 2000-2009. World Database of Happiness. Rank report Average Happiness.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 0.846230 X +0.746
Correlation coefficient (r)0.934
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.872

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 6530.093677 X +2855.937
Correlation coefficient (r)0.583
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.340

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -0.009157 X +0.885
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.372
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.138

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 0.271604 X -0.324
Correlation coefficient (r)0.614
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.377

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -2.741218 X +31.038
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.418
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.175