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The Influences of the Distribution of Worthwhileness and Time in Livelihood Domains on happiness

ABE Shingo(Baika Women’s University)

KAWASAKI Tomotsugu(Kansai University)

This study examined the influences of the distribution of worthwhileness and time in livelihood domains on happiness. In addition,it was also examined the differences of the determinants of happiness in each distribution pattern. Participants (1558 fulltime workers) completed the questionnaire. Results showed that when the most worthwhile domain and the domain taken time most were the same,especially when it was family domain,life satisfaction and happiness level tended to be high. Furthermore,it was suggested that in each pattern,happiness level is related to harmonization among domains.

Keyword : Livelihood domains, Happiness, Work-life balance