The original Japanese text is here. The survey was carried out in October 2003 with a response of 1,417 people from the 2,000 parcipitants chosen. Sorry, but some of the religious terms are not too familiar to me, so the translation may not be very accurate.
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Q1: Which of the following do you have in your house?
|Shinto God Charm||24.0%|
|Shinto Paper Offering||7.3%|
|Cooking Stove God Charm||9.8%|
Q2: Which of the following do you do:
|New Year’s Temple Visit||72.6%|
|Obon etc Grave Visit||76.0%|
|Carrying a Charm||25.8%|
|Visiting Shrines when in Neighbourhood||24.3%|
|Prayers for Family or Business||22.7%|
|Reading Religion-Related Books||7.3%|
|Zen, Yoga, Mass, etc||3.3%|
Q3: Which of the following do you think exist?
|God (or gods in general)||35.6%|
|Other Worlds (Pure Land, etc)||15.9%|
|Charms and Guards do not Exist||13.0%|
|Nothing Supernatural Exists||27.0%|
Q4: What do you think about “god” (“God”? “gods”?) and “Buddha”?
|They are almost the same||22.8%|
|They are completely different||23.9%|
|They are different, but work in similar ways||23.7%|
|I’ve never thought about the differences||21.0%|
Q5: Which of the following do you take note of:
|Butsu-metsu (unlucky) wedding day||42.1%|
|Tomobiki (unlucky) funeral day||42.8%|
|Purification returning from funeral||30.2%|
|Sleeping with head pointing northward||31.7%|
|The number 4||15.3%|
|Friday the 13th||11.9%|
|Direction house faces||21.2%|
|Name kanji stroke count||13.3%|
|None of them||22.5%|
Q6: Which of the following do you think are true:
|Blood-type & character||37.8%|
|Star signs & character and fate||11.9%|
|Healing/laying on hands||8.1%|
|None of them||33.8%|
Q7: Do you have faith?
SQ: If Yes, which of the following (more than one OK)
Q8: Do you think that to have a happy life, religious is important?
|I think it is||38.7%|
|I don’t think it is||44.2%|
Q9: In the future, how will the relationship between Japanese and religion change?
|Religion will become essential||3.4%|
|Religion will be needed more||10.3%|
|No change from now||58.5%|
|Religion will become less needed||13.5%|
|Religion will not be needed at all||4.2%|
Q10: Are you a member of a religious group?
SQ: If yes, which ones?
|Other Nichiren Buddhist||3.2%|