Findings on happiness in Inglehart et al. (2008): study JP 2005

Publication
Author(s)Inglehart, R.; Foa, R.; Peterson, C.
TitleDevelopment, Freedom, and Rising Happiness.
SourcePerspectives on Psychological Science, 2008, Vol. 3, 264 - 285
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Japan, 2005
Survey nameWorldValuesSurvey 5
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =1096
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: On the whole, now, do you think you are happy or not? 4 very happy 3 somewhat happy 2 not so happy 1 absolutely not happy - don't know
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-4-p
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.187.42
Standard deviation0.631.67

Scores in1234
%1.18.958.928.4

Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days? 1 dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Page in publicationv22
DKNA %1.5
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.996.66
Standard deviation1.812.01

Scores in12345678910
%0.91.13.73.58.415.620.027.513.34.6