Measures the global projection of subjective well-being.
Whilst collecting data on subjective well-being is not an exact science, the measures used are very reliable in predicting health and welfare outcomes. A nation's level of happiness was found to be most closely associated with health levels. Prosperity and education were the next strongest determinants of national happiness.
Sources: Created by Adrian G. White using data from UNESCO, CIA, NEF, WHO, the Veenhoven Database, UNHDR and others.