Distributional findings on happines in Japan (JP)

Measure type: 111B   3-step verbal Happiness

In general, how happy would you say you are?:
- very happy
- fairly happy
- not very happy
very = 3...not very = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 3
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-g-sq-v-3-d19751.840.586.161.48
Average1.840.586.161.48

 

Measure type: 111C   4-step verbal Happiness

Taking all things together, would you say you are?:
- very happy
- quite happy
- not very happy
- not at all happy
very = 4 ......not at all = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 4
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-p19812.980.626.911.76
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-p19903.000.616.961.75
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-p19953.250.627.601.60
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-w20002.890.72   
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-p20003.170.627.411.65
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-p20053.180.637.421.67
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-f20073.040.646.601.80
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-p20123.220.657.501.72
Average3.090.647.201.71

 

Measure type: 111D   5-step verbal Happiness

How happy do you feel as you live now?
- very happy
- fairly happy
- neither happy nor unhappy
- fairly unhappy
- very unhappy
very happy = 5 .... very unhappy = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 5
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-e19793.660.736.191.42
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-m20043.680.796.351.45
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-m20063.680.826.361.58
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-m20063.690.826.371.57
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-m20093.690.826.371.57
Average3.680.806.331.52

 

Measure type: 111F   7-step verbal Happiness

Considering your life as a whole, would you describe it as
- very unhappy
- unhappy
- mixed
- happy
- very happy
very happy = 7 .... very unhappy = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 7
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a20025.560.987.871.88
Average5.560.987.871.88

 

Measure type: 112A   5 step numeral happiness

Are you happy?
1: very unhappy.. 5: very happy
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 5
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-u-sq-n-5-a20003.840.957.092.37
O-HL-u-sq-n-5-a20013.850.977.112.43
O-HL-u-sq-n-5-a20023.830.957.062.37
O-HL-u-sq-n-5-a20033.790.976.962.42
O-HL-u-sq-n-5-a20053.830.937.072.34
O-HL-u-sq-n-5-a20063.900.947.242.34
O-HL-u-sq-n-5-a20083.920.957.292.37
O-HL-u-sq-n-5-a20103.900.93   
Average3.850.957.122.38

 

Measure type: 112G   11-step numeral Happiness

Generally speaking, how happy do you feel?
10 extremely happy
.
.
0 extremely unhappy
Details Measure code Year On original range
0 - 10
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-c-sq-n-11-f20116.462.026.462.02
O-HL-c-sq-n-11-e20126.10  6.10 
Average6.282.026.282.02

 

Measure type: 121C   4-step verbal LifeSatisfaction

How satisfied are you with the life you lead?
- very satisfied
- fairly satisfied
- not very satisfied
- not at all satisfied
very = 4 ....... not at all = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 4
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-f19582.680.855.732.13
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-f19592.790.816.072.01
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-f19612.730.775.941.95
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-f19622.750.795.971.96
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-f19632.820.806.121.96
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-e19642.630.635.481.45
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-e19652.620.645.441.49
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-e19662.590.665.381.54
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-e19672.630.655.451.50
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-e19682.680.655.551.47
O-SLu-u-sq-v-4-e19692.660.655.531.47
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19702.680.645.921.72
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19712.580.665.651.77
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19722.610.665.721.77
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19732.660.735.851.94
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19742.510.685.461.80
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19742.470.705.351.85
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19752.620.675.741.77
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19752.580.665.651.76
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19762.630.675.771.77
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19762.610.655.721.74
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19772.700.705.941.86
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19782.670.645.871.71
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19792.720.646.011.70
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19802.640.665.811.75
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19812.660.655.841.74
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19822.680.645.921.71
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19832.670.655.891.72
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19842.680.645.901.72
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19852.750.646.091.70
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19862.710.645.991.71
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19872.670.655.881.74
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19882.670.655.891.74
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19892.640.675.801.77
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19902.700.665.971.76
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e19912.710.655.981.72
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e19922.750.726.101.58
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e19932.760.736.121.59
O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-g19933.000.726.781.79
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e19942.680.745.961.63
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e19952.810.686.251.79
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e19962.760.726.111.59
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e19972.710.766.001.65
O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-g19982.950.736.651.83
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e19992.640.805.871.71
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e20012.610.785.791.70
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e20022.590.795.761.71
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e20032.550.795.661.72
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e20042.580.785.731.70
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e20052.580.795.731.71
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e20062.690.745.961.64
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e20072.620.775.772.01
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e20082.590.785.741.71
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e20092.600.785.771.70
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e20102.640.785.861.69
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e20112.690.765.951.67
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e20122.710.755.991.65
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e20132.770.706.141.56
Average2.670.715.861.73

 

Measure type: 121D   5-step verbal LifeSatisfaction

Overall, how satisfied are you with your present life?
- very satisfied
- fairly satisfied
- neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
- fairly dissatisfied
- very dissatisfied
very satisfied = 5 ..... very dissatisfied = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 5
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e1978       
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e19783.480.995.841.45
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-ab19793.450.745.771.27
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e19813.461.005.811.45
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e19843.590.986.021.46
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e19873.351.025.651.48
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-n19883.921.046.791.60
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-n19883.970.986.851.52
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e19903.371.025.681.47
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e19933.340.985.621.40
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-k19953.600.906.001.33
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e19953.531.035.931.52
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e19963.261.035.521.46
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-k19973.590.895.981.31
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-k19993.420.925.721.33
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e19993.191.025.411.42
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-k20002.870.67   
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-l20013.630.886.041.33
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-h20013.421.055.771.55
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-n20023.951.026.821.58
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e20023.121.015.311.40
O-SLu-c-sq-v-5-n20053.841.026.641.57
Average3.490.965.961.45

 

Measure type: 121F   7-step verbal LifeSatisfaction

Taking all together, how satisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole these days?
- completely satisfied
- very satisfied
- satisfied
- satisfied nor unsatisfied
- unsatisfied
- very unsatisfied
- completely dissatisfied
completely satisfied = 7 ... completely diss = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 7
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-b19914.641.196.061.99
Average4.641.196.061.99

 

Measure type: 122F   10-step numeral LifeSatisfaction

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now?
10 satisfied
.
. .
1 dissatisfied
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 10
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa19816.591.886.222.09
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa19906.531.756.141.94
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa19956.721.836.362.03
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a20006.481.976.092.19
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a20056.991.816.662.01
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a20126.911.986.572.20
Average6.701.876.342.08

 

Measure type: 122G   11-step numeral LifeSatisfaction

All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
10 very satisfied
.
.
0 not satisfied
Details Measure code Year On original range
0 - 10
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLW-c-sq-m-11-a19756.051.736.051.73
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a20076.751.906.751.90
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-bb20125.70  5.70 
Average6.171.816.171.81

 

Measure type: 222   10-item Affect Balance Scale (Bradburn)

During the past few weeks did you ever feel (yes/no)
- particularly excited or interested in something?
- so restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
- proud because someone complimented you on something you had done?
- very lonely or remote from other people?
- pleased about having accomplished something?
- bored?
- on top of the world?
- depressed?
- that things were going your way?
- upset because someone criticized you?
Details Measure code Year On original range
-5 - 5
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a19810.26  5.26 
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a19900.391.585.391.58
Average0.331.585.331.58

 

Measure type: 24A   More days like yesterday

Do you want more days like yesterday?
- yes
- no
% yes
Details Measure code Year On original range
0 - 100
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
A-AOL-yd-sq-v-2-a200865.00     
Average65.00     

 

Measure type: 24C   14-item Yesterday's Affect Balance

Did you feel yesterday.. (yes/no)?
- well rested
- worried
- proud
- depressed
- ...etc
Computation: % positive affect minus % negative affect
Details Measure code Year On original range
-100 - 100
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-b200843.00     
Average43.00     

 

Measure type: 24D   11 item Yesterday's Affect Balance

Did you feel yesterday.. (yes/no)?
- well rested
- worried
- proud
- depressed
- ...etc
Computation: % positive affect minus % negative affect
Details Measure code Year On original range
-100 - 100
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o200851.00     
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-o201252.23     
Average51.62     

 

Measure type: 24E   10 item Yesterday Affect Balance

Did you feel yesterday (yes/no)
- well-rested
- treated with respect
- smile and laugh a lot
- learn or do something interesting
- enjoyment
- physical pain
- worry
- sadness
- stress
- anger

Rated:
0: no
1: yes

Computation: (A+B+C+D+E) - (F+G+H+I+J)
Details Measure code Year On original range
-100 - 100
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb200650.00  7.50 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb200748.00  7.40 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb200846.00  7.30 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb200949.00  7.50 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201058.00  7.90 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201151.00  7.60 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201252.00  7.60 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201350.00  7.50 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201443.00  7.20 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201546.00  7.30 
A-AB-yd-mq-v-2-mb201648.00  7.40 
Average49.18  7.47 

 

Measure type: 31D   11-step numeral Best-Worst possible Life

Suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you and the bottom of the ladder the worst possible life. Where on this ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time?
- 10
- .
- .
- 0
Details Measure code Year On original range
0 - 10
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-a19625.201.735.201.73
C-BW-c-sq-m-11-a19755.761.845.761.84
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20025.881.835.881.83
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20056.51  6.51 
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20066.511.786.511.78
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20076.231.986.231.98
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20085.911.925.911.92
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20095.841.855.841.85
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20106.051.976.051.97
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20116.261.986.261.98
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20125.961.905.961.90
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20135.95  5.95 
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20145.90  5.90 
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20155.90  5.90 
C-BW-c-sq-l-11-c20166.00  6.00 
Average5.991.885.991.88

 

Measure type: 411B   3-step Feel Happy

Do you feel...?
- happy
- fairly happy
- unhappy
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 3
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-u-sq-v-3-k20112.520.546.071.06
O-HL-u-sq-v-3-k20162.600.576.211.15
Average2.560.566.141.11

 

Measure type: 411C   4-step Feel Happy

To what extend do you agree with the following statement?"
'I feel happy'
- completely agree
- rather agree
- rather disagree
- completely disagree
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 4
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b20062.980.66   
M-FH-c-sq-v-4-b20092.980.66   
Average2.980.66   

 

Measure type: 411H   10/11-step Feel Happy

Where would you put your life as a whole on the feeling thermometer? (graphic scale from very cold, negative to very warm, positive)
- very warm
- .
- very cold
very warm = 100 ....very cold = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
0 - 10
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a19726.861.666.861.66
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a19726.891.656.891.65
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a19786.821.746.821.74
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a19816.761.736.761.73
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a19846.871.766.871.76
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a19876.481.796.481.79
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a19906.501.796.501.79
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a19936.541.726.541.72
M-FH-c-sq-n-11-a20026.391.996.391.99
Average6.681.766.681.76

 

Cite as: R. Veenhoven, Distributional findings on Happiness in Japan (JP), World Database of Happiness, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Viewed on 2020-06-02 at worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl .