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Prime Minister's Office (1985): study JP 1959

Publication

Author(s):
Prime Minister's Office,
Title:
Public Opinion Survey on the Life of the Nation.
Source:
Foreign Press Center, August 1985, Tokyo, Japan

Investigation

Public:
20+ aged, general public, Japan, 1959
Survey name:
JP-Life-in-nation1959
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 16897
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

By the way, how do you feel about your life?
4  My life could be better, but on the whoile I am satisfied with my current life
3  I am not satisfied with my current life, but it is not too bad to keep more or less on the current level
2  My current life is far from satisfactory
1  I cannot stand my current life
Classification:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-f
Page in publication:
11
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 6.5%,   2: 24.5%,   3: 49.1%,   4: 17.1%   (total 97.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.79 6.07
SD:
0.81 2.01