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Future Life Survey (2011): study JP 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Future Life Survey,
Title:
Future life Survey
Source:
Described in Social Science Japan Data Archive (SSJDA), http://ssjda.iss.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Investigation

Public:
Adults, 18-69 aged, general public, Japan, 2001
Survey name:
JP-FutureLifeSurvey2001
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 2254
Non Response:
24,87
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you currently with your own life? Please answer concerning ….. your life as a whole.
5  satisfied
4  fairly satisfied
3  about evenly satisfied and dissatisfied
2  somewhat dissatisfied
1  very dissatisfied

Question preceded by items on satisfaction with aspects of life.
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-l
Page in publication:
Q 47
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.7%,   2: 7.6%,   3: 25.3%,   4: 52.6%,   5: 11.6%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.63 6.04
SD:
0.88 1.33