Findings on happiness in EPA/SPB (1987): study JP 2012

Publication
Author(s)EPA/SPB,
TitleLife in nation survey
SourceEconomic Planning Agency, Social Policy Bureau, Government Japan
Investigation
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2012
Survey nameJP-Life-in-Nation2013
SampleProbability systematic sample
Respondents N =6351
Non Response36.5 %
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport 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.
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-v-4-e
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.715.99
Standard deviation0.751.65

Scores in1234
%7.324.756.910.4