Findings on happiness in EPA/SPB (2005): study JP 1972

Publication
Author(s)EPA/SPB,
TitleLife style preference survey
SourceSocial Policy Bureau, Economic Planning Agency, Government Japan
URLhttp://www5.cao.go.jp/seikatsu/senkoudo/senkoudo.html
Investigation
Public16+ aged, general public, Japan, 1972
Survey nameJP-LifestylePref1972
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingN
Respondents N =3000
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: "Generally speaking, how (much) do you feel happy? What score do you give if we put ten for 'extremely happy, zero for extremely unhappy' and five for neither happy nor unhappy'?" 10 extremely happy 9 8 7 6 5 neither happy nor unhappy 4 3 2 1 0 extremely unhappy
ClassificationM-FH-g-sq-n-11-a
DKNA %1.8
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.896.89
Standard deviation1.651.65

Scores in012345678910
%0.30.10.00.80.724.812.420.123.77.36.9