FIGURE 7-1. Subjective well-being scores in 45 nations.

FIGURE 7-1Subjective well-being scores in 45 nations

NOTE: As self-reported in 916 surveys of 1.1 million people in 45 nations (with answers calibrated on a 0 to 10 scale, with 5 being neutral and 10 being the high extreme).

SOURCE: Myers and Diener (1996). Reprinted with permission.

From: 7, Well-Being: Concepts and Measures

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