Money can buy one component of happiness, well-being, according to a Gallup poll of 132 countries. A few countries, in order of gross domestic product per capita, and how their citizens evaluated their lives:
SOURCE: Gallup World Poll | The Washington Post - July 1, 2010
Can money buy happiness? It's a down payment. Article | Money, it turns out, really can buy you happiness -- or at least one form of it, according to the biggest study to examine the relationship between income and well-being around the world.