Life satisfaction survey

scale 1-10, 1988–2020

Info Edit
Country198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Albania4.774.834.904.975.035.105.175.295.425.555.675.805.936.056.186.316.436.566.696.816.947.077.19
Algeria5.675.745.805.865.935.996.056.116.186.246.30
Andorra7.147.177.217.247.287.317.347.387.417.457.487.52
Argentina6.776.876.967.067.167.257.197.127.066.996.936.997.057.117.177.247.307.387.467.547.627.707.667.617.577.527.487.517.557.597.637.667.70
Armenia4.324.384.434.494.554.604.664.724.774.834.894.945.005.065.115.175.235.415.605.785.976.156.34
Australia7.897.867.837.807.777.747.717.687.657.617.587.567.537.517.487.467.437.417.387.357.337.307.327.347.357.377.387.357.327.297.267.247.21
Austria7.85
Azerbaijan5.395.485.565.655.735.815.905.986.076.156.246.326.406.496.576.666.746.656.576.486.406.316.23
Bangladesh6.416.306.206.095.995.885.785.896.016.126.236.356.466.586.696.816.927.037.157.267.387.497.61
Belarus5.525.285.054.824.584.354.444.534.624.714.804.894.985.075.175.265.355.445.535.625.715.805.976.146.306.476.646.81
Bolivia7.45
Bosnia and Herzegovina5.965.935.905.875.835.805.775.896.016.136.266.386.506.626.746.876.997.117.237.357.477.607.72
Brazil7.377.397.407.427.447.457.477.497.517.527.547.567.587.597.617.637.647.697.737.777.817.857.797.737.687.627.567.50
Bulgaria4.664.714.764.814.864.924.975.025.075.125.175.225.305.395.475.565.645.725.815.895.976.066.14
Burkina Faso5.57
Canada7.857.837.817.797.777.75
Chile7.557.437.307.177.046.926.956.987.027.057.097.127.147.177.197.227.247.257.257.267.267.277.227.177.127.077.026.97
China7.297.207.117.026.936.836.786.736.686.636.586.536.586.626.676.716.766.786.806.826.846.866.947.027.107.187.267.35
Colombia8.318.318.318.318.318.318.318.318.318.318.318.318.328.348.368.378.398.368.328.298.268.238.20
Croatia6.186.246.306.366.416.476.536.596.656.706.766.826.886.946.997.057.117.177.237.287.347.407.46
Cyprus7.357.287.217.147.077.006.996.976.956.946.926.90
Czech Republic6.366.376.386.386.396.396.446.496.546.586.636.686.726.776.826.866.916.967.007.057.107.147.197.247.287.337.387.42
Denmark7.87
Dominica7.13
Egypt5.365.445.535.615.695.785.625.475.325.165.015.155.295.435.575.715.85
El Salvador7.50
Estonia5.005.075.155.225.305.375.455.525.605.675.755.825.905.976.056.136.206.376.546.716.877.047.21
Ethiopia4.995.065.145.215.285.355.425.495.565.635.705.78
Finland7.917.897.887.877.857.847.837.827.807.797.787.787.797.797.807.817.817.827.827.837.837.847.847.847.847.847.847.847.847.847.847.847.84
France6.866.906.936.977.017.047.087.117.157.187.227.25
Georgia4.684.714.734.764.784.814.834.864.884.914.934.965.055.155.255.355.455.655.866.076.286.496.69
Germany6.936.936.936.936.936.936.936.936.936.926.926.927.027.117.217.307.397.447.497.537.587.637.67
Ghana6.126.186.246.306.366.42
Greece6.16
United Kingdom7.587.587.587.577.577.577.577.567.567.567.567.557.577.587.597.617.627.647.657.667.687.697.71
Guatemala7.957.917.877.837.797.757.717.677.637.597.557.51
Hong Kong6.416.506.586.676.766.856.826.796.766.726.696.66
Hungary6.936.826.716.616.506.396.296.186.075.975.865.865.875.875.875.885.885.885.895.895.895.896.016.126.236.346.456.566.686.796.907.017.12
Iceland8.03
India6.706.676.636.606.566.536.306.075.845.605.375.145.275.405.535.665.805.645.485.325.165.01
Indonesia6.966.956.946.936.926.916.977.037.097.147.207.267.327.387.447.507.56
Iran6.386.396.406.416.426.436.416.386.366.346.326.306.286.266.236.216.19
Iraq5.235.074.924.774.614.464.755.045.335.625.915.675.435.194.954.714.47
Israel7.03
Italy6.896.926.966.997.037.067.107.137.177.207.247.27
Japan6.586.576.566.556.546.536.546.566.586.596.616.596.576.556.536.506.486.596.696.796.896.996.986.966.946.936.916.876.826.786.746.696.65
Jordan5.605.926.246.566.887.207.086.976.856.736.616.656.706.746.786.836.87
Kyrgyzstan6.486.536.586.636.676.726.776.826.876.926.967.207.447.687.918.158.39
Latvia4.90
Lithuania4.995.065.135.205.285.355.425.495.575.645.715.785.855.936.006.076.146.226.296.366.436.506.58
Macau6.45
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)5.705.615.515.415.325.225.125.255.385.505.635.765.886.016.146.266.396.516.646.776.897.027.15
Malaysia6.846.906.967.027.077.137.117.097.067.047.016.99
Mali6.09
Mexico7.967.857.747.637.527.417.447.467.497.517.547.647.747.847.948.048.148.168.188.198.218.238.288.348.408.468.518.458.398.338.278.218.15
Moldova3.733.864.004.144.284.424.564.744.915.095.275.45
Montenegro6.216.126.025.925.835.735.645.765.875.996.116.236.346.466.586.706.816.937.057.177.287.407.52
Morocco5.865.745.625.505.375.255.395.535.675.815.94
Burma (Myanmar)7.20
Netherlands7.727.687.637.587.547.497.557.607.657.717.767.82
New Zealand7.707.727.747.757.777.797.817.827.847.867.877.897.847.797.757.707.657.597.547.487.437.377.32
Nicaragua7.94
Nigeria6.596.596.596.596.596.596.646.696.736.786.836.876.816.756.696.636.576.516.456.386.326.266.156.035.925.805.695.58
Norway7.667.697.717.747.777.797.827.857.877.907.937.967.967.967.977.977.977.987.987.987.997.997.99
Pakistan4.855.125.385.645.906.176.436.696.957.227.487.507.537.557.587.607.63
Peru6.366.376.396.406.416.436.446.566.676.796.917.027.057.077.097.117.137.227.307.387.467.547.63
Philippines6.846.816.786.756.716.686.656.726.796.866.936.997.067.137.207.277.347.357.367.377.387.397.40
Poland6.646.606.556.516.466.426.486.536.586.646.696.756.806.856.916.967.027.037.037.047.057.067.147.217.297.377.447.52
Puerto Rico8.108.178.238.308.368.438.498.498.488.478.468.458.458.448.438.428.418.418.408.398.388.378.37
Romania4.864.945.025.105.185.275.355.435.515.595.675.755.936.116.296.476.646.756.866.977.087.197.30
Russia5.375.195.014.824.644.454.614.764.925.075.225.385.535.695.845.996.156.146.146.146.136.136.176.226.266.306.356.39
Rwanda4.975.275.575.876.176.47
Saudi Arabia7.28
Serbia5.565.575.585.595.605.615.625.705.785.855.936.016.076.136.196.256.306.366.426.486.546.606.66
Singapore7.247.217.187.167.137.107.087.057.027.006.97
Slovakia6.156.136.126.106.086.076.126.186.236.296.346.406.456.516.566.626.676.736.786.846.896.957.017.067.127.177.237.28
Slovenia6.466.536.616.686.756.826.896.967.037.107.177.247.277.297.317.337.357.407.467.517.567.617.66
South Africa6.796.776.766.756.746.726.606.476.346.216.086.126.166.206.246.276.316.496.676.857.027.207.106.996.896.786.68
South Korea5.335.615.886.156.426.696.646.606.566.516.476.436.396.346.306.266.216.256.286.326.356.396.436.486.526.576.616.636.656.676.696.716.73
Spain7.157.046.936.826.726.616.676.736.796.856.926.987.047.117.187.257.317.217.106.996.886.776.897.017.147.267.387.50
Sweden7.777.777.767.767.757.757.747.747.747.737.737.727.707.687.667.647.627.627.637.637.637.647.64
Switzerland8.368.298.228.168.098.028.018.007.997.987.977.967.957.947.937.927.917.917.917.927.927.937.937.947.947.957.957.96
Taiwan6.566.576.586.596.606.616.626.636.636.646.656.666.716.756.806.846.896.916.936.956.977.007.02
Tajikistan7.96
Tanzania3.87
Thailand7.217.287.357.427.507.577.407.237.076.906.746.57
Trinidad and Tobago7.267.307.347.387.427.47
Turkey6.416.366.316.276.226.186.126.055.995.935.865.806.136.466.797.127.467.427.387.357.317.277.147.026.896.766.636.50
Uganda5.65
Ukraine3.954.124.294.464.634.804.965.135.305.475.645.815.835.845.865.885.90
United States7.677.677.677.667.667.667.667.587.507.427.347.267.307.337.377.417.447.417.377.337.307.267.22
Uruguay7.137.167.197.227.257.287.317.347.377.407.437.467.497.527.547.577.60
Venezuela6.726.866.997.127.257.397.52
Vietnam6.526.636.756.866.987.097.187.267.357.437.517.607.687.777.857.938.02
Zambia6.06
Zimbabwe3.954.154.364.574.784.995.205.415.625.836.045.865.685.505.315.134.95
Bahrain6.79
Ecuador7.927.907.877.857.837.807.78
Kazakhstan7.257.197.127.056.986.916.84
Kuwait7.21
Lebanon6.506.536.566.596.626.656.68
Libya7.26
West Bank and Gaza5.62
Qatar8.01
Tunisia5.585.575.565.555.545.535.51
Uzbekistan7.89
Yemen5.89

The life satisfaction survey is the average surveyed satisfaction rating on a scale of 1 to 10. Higher values connote more life satisfaction and lower values correspond to less life satisfaction.

Source: World Values Survey