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Studies

EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1985

Publication

Author(s):
EPA/SPB,
Title:
Life in nation survey
Source:
Economic Planning Agency, Social Policy Bureau, Government Japan

Investigation

Public:
20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1985
Survey name:
JP-Life-in-Nation1985
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 7878
Non Response:
21,22
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

How do you feel with life these days?
4  very satisfied
3  somewhat satisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied
-   don't know
Classification:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-e
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 3.6%,   2: 25%,   3: 63.3%,   4: 7.3%   (total 99.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.75 6.09
SD:
0.64 1.70