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Studies

EPA/SPB (2005): study JP 1999

Publication

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

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Japan, 1999
Survey name:
JP-LifestylePref1999
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 4179
Non Response:
24
Assessment:
Niet gebruiken Questionnaire: paper and pencil

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life in general?
5  satisfied
4  somewhat satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  rather dissatisfied
1  dissatisfied
-   don't know
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-v-5-e
Remarks:
Ages 15-75
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 7.4%,   2: 16.7%,   3: 31.6%,   4: 38.3%,   5: 5.9%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.19 5.41
SD:
1.02 1.42