They reflect the results of past studies of subjective well-being as well as a pilot study targeting the younger generation carried out as part of an experiment in understanding Japanese perceptions of well-being from multiple viewpoints. Similar graphs for Denmark and the U. Thus, when we evaluate well-being, the proportion of people giving a lower well-being score is also considered as an important part of the index, in addition to average scores happiness gap. In other countries, the relationship between age and well-being is expressed by a U-curve. But compared to other countries such as the United States, the happiness level of Japanese people entering their senior years does not increase. The report indicates three aspects of Japanese well-being perception from multiple perspectives: 1 the gap between the ideal state of happiness and the real state of happiness, whether one is happier than the ideal state or not 2 the expected level of happiness in the future whether well-being will increase or not 3 one's relative achievements in comparison with others the sense of what is average.
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Japan is clustered with other high income countries in the top third of Index countries. Young people in Japan enjoy good wellbeing overall, but the country ranks 26th in the health domain. At 6th, Japan also ranks in the top third of Index countries in the economic opportunity domain. Youth unemployment 7 percent , youth not in education, employment or training NEETs, 4 percent , youth entrepreneurial activity 4 percent , and youth borrowing 1 percent are all low. These figures indicate that young people may be going into the formal sector rather than exploring entrepreneurship.