Findings on happiness in Inoguchi & Fujii (2009): study JP 2009

Publication
Author(s)Inoguchi, T.; Fujii, S.
TitleCountry Profile of Japan: Citizens' Perception of Quality of Life, Social Capital, and Governance
SourceInoguchi, T.; Ed.: "Human Beliefs and Values in East and Southeast Asia in Transition", Akashi Shoten, 2009, Japan, 129 - 151
Investigation
Public20-69 aged, general public, Japan, 2009
Collect period7-8
 July 21 - Augustus 13
Survey nameNot available
 AsiaBarometer 2006 Survey
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents N =1003
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life these days? 4 often 3 sometimes 2 rarely 1 never - don't know
ClassificationM-FH-c-sq-v-4-b
Author's labelGlobal Assessment of Life Quality
Page in publication134
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.98
Standard deviation0.66

Scores in1234
%1.219.259.519.6

Full textSelfreport on single question All things considered, would you say you are happy these days? 5 very happy 4 pretty happy 3 neither happy, not unhappy 2 not too happy 1 very unhappy - Don't know
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-5-m
Author's labelGlobal Assessment of Life Quality
Page in publication134
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.696.37
Standard deviation0.821.57

Scores in12345
%0.94.834.644.315.4

Full textSelfreport on single question: How much do you feel you are accomplishing what you want out of life? 4 a great deal 3 some 2 very little 1 none - don't know
ClassificationC-W-u-sq-v-4-c
Author's labelGlobal Assessment of Life Quality
Page in publication134
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.70
Standard deviation0.64

Scores in1234
%3.229.359.36.3

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Community sizeL14ab02Community size
EducationE01ab02Level of school-education
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
Household incomeI01ab03Household income
Marital statusM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)