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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 Kingdom 83.5%
7 France82.5%
8 Japan81.0%
9 Italy66.5%
10 Republic of Korea61.3%

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 = 4.362503 X +3.140
Correlation coefficient (r)0.848
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.719

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 36729.612470 X +18801.762
Correlation coefficient (r)0.577
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.333

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -0.034235 X +0.848
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.245
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.060

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 1.862943 X +0.063
Correlation coefficient (r)0.741
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.549

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