Findings on happiness in Lew & Park (1998): study KR 1996

Author(s)Lew, S.C.; Park, H.K.
TitleEconomic Development, Housing Standards, and Quality of Life in South Korea.
SourceDevelopment and Society, 1998, Vol. 27, 51 - 66
Public20-60 aged, general public, South Korea, 1996
Collect period4
 April 15-30th
Survey nameNot available
SampleProbability stratified sample
Respondents N =1000
Non Responsenot rep
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Structured interview
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, do you feel happy these days....? 5 very happy 4 somewhat happy 3 so so 2 somewhat not happy 1 not happy at all
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
housing satisfactionH22ae02Satisfaction with housing
noneL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life
satisfaction with child raising and educationL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life
Satisfaction with economic-social statusL04ad02Satisfaction with multiple domains of life
Satisfaction with personal relation and healthL04ad02aFamily + leisure + work
Satisfaction with social security and cultural lifeL04ad02cDwelling + leisure + social life