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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 Canada94.6%
2 Sweden 94.2%
3 Australia91.6%
4 Germany87.7%
5 United Kingdom83.8%
6 United States82.5%
7 France81.6%
8 Japan77.3%
9 Italy65.0%
10 Republic of Korea60.0%

Source
Helliwell, J., Layard, R., & Sachs, J. (2019). World Happiness Report 2019, New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 4.250083 X +3.260
Correlation coefficient (r)0.890
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.792

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 33041.193596 X +22051.391
Correlation coefficient (r)0.560
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.314

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -0.033772 X +0.848
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.260
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.068

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 1.695562 X +0.212
Correlation coefficient (r)0.727
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.529

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -10.699512 X +20.385
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.310
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.096