G. Expectations and Life Satisfaction

Module G. Expectations and Life Satisfaction of survey KLoSAw3

Label Type Description
G001 Question Are you currently enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System (for public servants, teachers, soldiers, and postal workers) and paying insurance premiums?
G002 Question What is the reason you have been granted a waiver of premiums or are not paying premiums despite being enrolled in the National Pension System or the Occupational Pension System?
G003 Question Please specify the reason.
G004 Question Why are you not enrolled?
G005 Question Please specify the reason.
G006 Question How long have you paid premiums?
G007 Question When do you start receiving national pension benefits or occupational pension benefits?1 55 - 59 years old 2 60 - 64 years old 3 65 - 69 years old
G008 Question If you receive national pension benefits or occupational pension benefits from the government, how much do you expect to receive per month? Please answer in terms of their present value. (Unit: 10,000 Korean won) MW
G009 Question Have you ever received information on the amount of pension benefits from the Pension Corporation or checked it on the internet?
G053 Question Now I am going to ask you about the Basic Old-Age Pension System. The Basic Old-Age Pension System was newly established in 2008, and is currently supporting approximately 60% of the population over the age of 65 by paying them up to 13 MW per person to cover their basic living expenses. Have you applied for the Basic Old-Age Pension System? [IWER: If R applied both in 2007 and 2008, enter '3 Yes, I applied in 2008'.]
G054 Question If so, are you receiving basic old-age pension benefits?
G055 Question How much are you receiving per month? [IWER: Enter 10,000 won unit first and then 1,000 won unit. In case of 'Don't know/Refuse to answer', only 10,000 won unit can be entered, and the minimum amount of benefits is 20,000 won.] MW
G056 Question Are the basic old-age pension benefits provided to you alone or to you and your spouse together?
G057 Question What is the reason for not applying for the Basic Old-Age Pension System?
G058 Question If others, please specify.
G059 Question Do you have any plan to apply for the Basic Old-Age Pension System?
G010 Question Next I am going to ask your opinion about how likely you think various events are to happen. When I ask a question I'd like you to give me a number from 0 to 100, where "0" means that you think the event will never happen, and "100" means that you think it will surely happen. If it's hard to answer in numbers, take a look at the picture I show you and answer in accordance to that.
G011 Question I am likely to receive an inheritance totaling 10,000 MW (10,000 Korean Won) or more. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G012 Question I am likely to continue working at my present job until the age of 55. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G013 Question I am likely to continue working at my present job until the age of 60. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G014 Question I am likely to be working at my present job for the next 5 years. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G015 Question I am likely to be working for pay at some time in the future. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G016 Question I am likely to live to be 75 or more. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G017 Question I am likely to live to be 80 or more.
G018 Question I am likely to live to be 85 or more. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G019 Question I am likely to live to be 90 or more.
G020 Question I am likely to live to be 95 or more.
G021 Question I am likely to live to be 100 or more. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G022 Question I am likely to live to be 105 or more. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G023 Question I am likely to live to be 110 or more. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G024 Question My living standards are likely to be lower. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G025 Question Our children's generation is likely to live in a better economic/social situation than our generation. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G026 Question The government is likely to provide security for my life in old age. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G027 Question The National Pension System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G028 Question The Basic Old-Age Pension System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age. The Basic Old-Age Pension System was newly established in 2008, and is currently supporting approximately 60% of the population over the age of 65 by paying them up to 13 MW per person to cover their basic living expenses. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G029 Question The National Health Insurance System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G030 Question The Elderly Long-term Care Insurance System is likely to help stabilize my life in old age. 'The Elderly Long-term Care Insurance System was newly introduced in 2008, and provides long-term care for the elderly at home or nursing care facilities, who have difficulty getting around. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G031 Question South and North Koreas are likely to be united in the next 10 years. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G032 Question The Korean economy is likely to face a serious downturn sometime in the next 10 years. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G033 Question Korea's property market is likely to stabilize in the next 10 years. [IWER: "Please indicate how much you agree to the above statement using the scale below." 0 means absolutely no chance and 100 means absolutely certain.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G034 Question Suppose that you were given 1,000 MW (10,000-Korean won). What would you do with that money? Please answer after looking at the following list. You can spend all that money on one item. ITEMS AMOUNT
G035 Question Now I'm going to ask you about life satisfaction. Please answer how much you are satisfied with the following compared to your contemporaries. How satisfied are you with your health? [IWER: 0 means absolutely dissatisfied and 100 means absolutely satisfied.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G036 Question How satisfied are you with your economic status? [IWER: 0 means absolutely dissatisfied and 100 means absolutely satisfied.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G037 Question How satisfied are you with your relationship with your spouse? [IWER: 0 means absolutely dissatisfied and 100 means absolutely satisfied.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G038 Question How satisfied are you with your relationship with your children? [IWER: 0 means absolutely dissatisfied and 100 means absolutely satisfied.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G039 Question How satisfied are you with your overall quality of life (or how happy you feel)? [IWER: 0 means absolutely dissatisfied and 100 means absolutely satisfied.] 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
G040 Question What do you think is your socioeconomic status?
G041 Question How much pocket money do you spend each month? (unit: 10,000 Korean won) MW
G042 Question Have you taken a journey, tour or picnic in the past one year? If so, approximately how many times? (unit: number) [IWER: If there is none, enter 0.] times
G043 Question How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? (unit: 10,000 Korean won) [IWER: If there is none, enter 0.] MW
G044 Question Have you been to cinemas, theatres, concerts, art galleries, or sports events in the past one year? If so, approximately how many times? (unit: number) [IWER: If there is none, enter 0.] times
G045 Question How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? (unit: 10,000 Korean won) [IWER: If there is none, enter 0.] MW
G046 Question Have you participated in hobby or recreation related activities or programs in the past one year? If so, approximately how many hours per month? Please state the average number of hours per month. (unit: hours) [IWER: If there is none, enter 0.] hours
G047 Question How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? Please state the average amount of costs per month. (unit: 10,000 Korean won) [IWER: If there is none, enter 0.] MW
G048 Question Have you participated in education programs for individual development in the past one year? If so, approximately how many hours per month? Please state the average number of hours per month. (unit: hours) [IWER: If there is none, enter 0.] hours
G049 Question How much did you pay out of pocket for these activities? Please say the average amount of costs per month. (unit: 10,000 Korean won) [IWER: If there is none, enter 0.] MW
G050 Question Have you participated in volunteer activities in the past one year? If so, approximately how many hours per month? (unit: hours) [IWER: If there is none, enter 0.] hours
G051 Question asked of interviewer [IWER: How often did R receive assistance in answering section G-EXPECTATIONS AND LIFE SATISFACTION?]
G052 Question What is the proxy's relationship to R? If unknown, please ask the proxy. What is your relationship to R?