Findings on happiness in EPA/SPB (2005): study JP 2006

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
Public20+ aged, general public, Japan, 2006
Collect period10
Survey nameJP-Life in Nation 2005
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =6000
Non Response0
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
DKNA %1.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.695.96
Standard deviation0.741.64

Scores in1234
%7.425.157.19.4