Correlational findings

Study Well-Being Study Unit (2012a): study JP 2012

15-69 aged, general population, Japan, 2012
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 10469
Non Response:
Questionnaire: web
Online addition to Quality of Life Survey, which involved face-to-face interviews and self completion questionnaires. This online addition asseses well-being indicators not included in the main survey. The publication focusses on differences due to method of assesment. The Main quality of Life Survey is reported in: ~Well-Being Study Unit (2012b)


Authors's label
Trust in institutions
Our Classification
Self reported on single question
A:  Trust in national government
B: Trust in local government
C: Trust for assemblies
D: Trust for judicial system
E: Trust for media
F: Trust for corporations

Verbal answers coded as:
1: Cannot be trusted at all
2: Cannot be trusted
3: Neither can nor cannot be trusted
4: Can be trusted somewhat
5: Can be trusted

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-n-11-e r = +.15 p < .01 Trust in national government O-HL-c-sq-n-11-e r = +.18 p < .01 Trust in local government O-HL-c-sq-n-11-e r = +.14 p < .01 Trust in assemblies O-HL-c-sq-n-11-e r = +.20 p < .01 Trust in judicial system O-HL-c-sq-n-11-e r = +.12 p < .01 Trust in media O-HL-c-sq-n-11-e r = +.20 p < .01 Trust in corporations