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SimCity (2013) Effect On Happiness Guide

Version 1.00 by

03/07/13

Effect On Happiness Guide

The reasons for Sim happiness are numerous and can change dramatically between different wealth classes and different zone types. In general, while low wealth units tend to be rather lenient with your conduct as a mayor, high wealth units demand better services and love to complain about anything and everything.

(Note: "Worry" indicates that people will complain about the cause but there will be no decrease in happiness.)

  |-------- Residential --------| |-------- Commercial --------| |-------- Industrial --------|
Causes Low Wealth Medium Wealth High Wealth Low Wealth Medium Wealth High Wealth Low Wealth Medium Wealth High Wealth
Low Land Value --- Down Down --- Down Down --- --- ---
No Power Down Down Down Worry Down Down Worry Down Down
No Water Down Down Down Worry Down Down Worry Down Down
Can't Pay Rent Down Down Down Down Down Down Down Down Down
Garbage Uncollected --- Worry Down --- Worry Down --- Worry Down
Sewage Back-up --- Worry Down --- Worry Down --- Worry Down
Pollution --- --- Down --- --- Down --- --- ---
Germs --- Worry Worry --- Worry Worry --- --- ---
Sickness --- Down Down --- --- --- --- --- ---
Injury Worry Worry Worry --- --- --- Worry Down Down
Death Down Down Down Down Down Down Down Down Down
Successful Shopping Up Up Up Up Up Up --- --- ---
Tourist Shopping --- --- --- Up Up Up --- --- ---
Student Shopping --- --- --- Up Up Up --- --- ---
Visiting Parks Up Up Up --- --- --- --- --- ---
Lack of Education --- Worry Down --- --- --- --- Down Down
Traffic Worry Worry --- Worry Worry Worry --- --- ---
Crime at Building Down Down Down Down Down Down Down Down Down
Crime in Area Worry Down Down Worry Down Down --- Worry Down
Crime Suppression --- --- Up --- --- Up --- --- ---
Low Taxes Up Up --- Up Up --- Up Up ---
Medium Taxes --- --- Down --- --- Down --- --- Down
High Taxes Down Down Down Down Down Down Down Down Down
Low Wealth Plops Up --- --- Up --- --- --- --- ---
Medium Wealth Plops --- Up --- --- Up --- --- --- ---
High Wealth Plops --- Up Up --- Up Up --- --- ---
Fire Marshal Visits --- --- Up --- --- Up --- --- Up
Health Outreach Visits --- --- Up --- --- Up --- --- Up
Police Outreach Visits --- --- Up --- --- Up --- --- ---
Homeless --- --- --- --- Worry Down --- --- ---
Freight Deliveries --- --- --- --- --- --- Up Up Up

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