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Question: Did you experience happiness during a lot of the day yesterday?
Choices: "Yes" "No"
Data: % of "Yes"
Period:
Area:
10 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Canada91.1%
2 United States87.7%
3 United Kingdom 87.3%
4 Germany86.5%
5 Australia86.3%
6 Sweden79.1%
7 Japan78.6%
8 France76.8%
9 Republic of Korea60.8%
10 Italy58.1%

Source
John Helliwell, Richard Layard and Jeffrey Sachs (eds.) World Happiness Report 2013

Original source
Gallup World Poll.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 3.644791 X +3.850
Correlation coefficient (r)0.745
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.555

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 36880.545854 X +19868.544
Correlation coefficient (r)0.610
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.372

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -0.065174 X +0.872
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.490
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.240

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = 1.508643 X +0.404
Correlation coefficient (r)0.632
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.399

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data10
Regression equation
Y = -6.712268 X +16.948
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.190
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.036