- Volume 2 Issue 1
How satisfied or dissatisfied people are with aspects of daily life such as housing, income, health, family, food, human relations, and work provides vital information about them. On the basis of a nation-wide random sample survey in Japan in October 2013, this article analyzes Japanese citizens' daily life satisfaction in a snapshot. The big picture of Japanese daily life is that they are more or less satisfied with their daily life, although income, work, and housing register lower levels of satisfaction in comparison to other aspects like food, family, human relations, and health. Their satisfaction is focused on food, family, and human relations.
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