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Studies

EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 1997

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, 1997
Survey name
JP-Life-in-nation1997
Sample
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents
N =
Non Response
27,02
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Overall, to what degree are you satisfied with your life  these days?
4  satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  dissatisfied
-   none of these
-   don't know

In the Japanese version, answer option 'none of these' was presented in third position and may have been interpreted as 'neutral' by some respondents.
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e