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World Values Survey (2012): study JP 2010

Publication

Author(s):
World Values Survey,
Title:
World Values Survey Database
Source:
World Values Survey Association

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Japan, 2010
Survey name:
INT-WorldValuesSurvey 6
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2443
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
1  completely dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-I
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.3%,   2: 1.1%,   3: 3.5%,   4: 5.8%,   5: 12.1%,   6: 11%,   7: 18.4%,   8: 25.4%,   9: 11.1%,   10: 7.9%   (total 97.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.91 6.57
SD:
1.98 2.20
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

On the whole, now, do you think you are happy or not?
4  very happy
3  somewhat happy
2  not so happy
1  absolutely not happy
-   don't know
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-p
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 9.4%,   3: 54.2%,   4: 32.3%   (total 96.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.22 7.50
SD:
0.65 1.72