Findings on happiness in Ohtake & Tomioka (2004): study JP 2002

Publication
Author(s)Ohtake, F.; Tomioka, J.
TitleHappiness and Income Inequality in Japan.
SourcePaper, ISER, 2004, Osaka University, Japan
URLHTTP://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl/hap_bib/freetexts/ohtake_f_2004.pdf
Investigation
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2002
Collect period2
Survey nameJP-Life&SocietySurvey
SampleProbability simple random sample
Respondents N =1920
Non Response68
Assesment Niet gebruiken Questionnaire: paper and pencil
General remarks20-65 aged only
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Overall, how happy are you these days? 0 very unhappy 1 2 3 4 5 neither happy nor unhappy 6 7 8 9 10 very happy
ClassificationM-FH-c-sq-n-11-a
Remarks20-65 aged only
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.396.39
Standard deviation1.991.99