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Studies

EPA/SPB (2005): study JP 2005

Publication

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

Investigation

Public
20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2005
Survey name
JP-Life in Nation 2005
Sample
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents
N =
Non Response
0
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