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Prime Minister's Office (1985): study JP 1961

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, 1961
Survey name:
JP-Life-in-Nation1961
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 17103
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: 5.3%,   2: 28.7%,   3: 47.1%,   4: 13.8%   (total 94.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.73 5.94
SD:
0.77 1.95