The graph below and the chart on the on the next page show the answers people gave about the extent to which they are satisfied with their lives and what they would make them happiest.
The graphs provide information about people's average life satisfaction and what might make them happy. It shows the data across different age groups and gender. Overall, male and female stood at different point but from 21 to 70 years, they have similar point which is dipped in 41 to 50 years as the lowest of happiness grade, than increase gradually until 71 years. For young people the main reason of their happiness is have a lot of money, meanwhile for elderly people have a healthy body is the most important.
Start from 15 to 20 years old, male happiness higher at 5,5 point than female in 5,3 point. For the following age, they have similar satisfied of life. It decreases steadily and dip in 41-50 years old at 5,0 point. Then, their average life satisfaction increase sharply until reach a peak at 5,6 point in 61-70 years old.
Main factors that make people happiness are health and money. For young people, they will more happy when they get a large of money, over 50 percent of them feel satisfied for that reason but it decreases gradually until under 10 percent when they get older since for elderly people the most thing that make them happy is a healthy body.
What would make you happiest?
How satisfied are you with your life?