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Table 6 Freedom and happiness in 33 nations 2000-2009

From: Freedom and happiness in nations: why the Finns are happier than the French

Freedom Correlation with average happiness
zero-order wealth controlled
Actual freedom
- social freedom +.37 +.09
- psychological freedom +.27 +.30
- potential freedom +.60 +.11
Perceived freedom +.64 +.48