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Studies

EPA/SPB (2005): study JP 1972

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Japan, 1972
Survey name:
JP-LifestylePref1972
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 3000
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

"Generally speaking, how (much) do you feel happy? What score do you give if we put ten for 'extremely happy, zero for extremely unhappy' and five for neither happy nor unhappy'?"
10 extremely happy
9
8
7
6
5  neither happy nor unhappy
4
3
2
1
0  extremely unhappy
Classification:
M-FH-g-sq-n-11-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.3%,   2: 0.1%,   3: 0%,   4: 0.8%,   5: 0.7%,   6: 24.8%,   7: 12.4%,   8: 20.1%,   9: 23.7%,   10: 7.3%,   11: 6.9%   (total 97.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.89 6.89
SD:
1.64 1.64