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The Cabinet Office, Government of Japan (that seems to be the official title anyway), conducted a wide-ranging survey regarding the people of Japan’s everyday life. This is rather a large survey, so it will be published in three parts on subsequent days. 6,924 people participated in the poll, conducted by face-to-face interviews in various areas throughout Japan. Most people are basically happy to some degree, but the shadow of ill-health and old age hangs over many people.
Q1: Compared with this time last year, how is your home life?
|About the same||68.9%|
Q2: Considering everything, how satisfied are you with your current way of life?
|A bit unsatisfied||27.0%|
|Neither satisified nor unsatisfied||2.6%|
Q3: In each of the following lifestyle-related categories, how satisfied are you?
Q3A: Income, salary
|A bit unsatisfied||36.1%|
|Neither satisified nor unsatisfied||2.9%|
|A bit unsatisfied||36.9%|
|Neither satisified nor unsatisfied||3.7%|
Q3C: Car, electrical goods, furniture and other durable consumer goods
|A bit unsatisfied||19.8%|
|Neither satisified nor unsatisfied||3.1%|
Q3D: Home life
|A bit unsatisfied||18.8%|
|Neither satisified nor unsatisfied||2.0%|
Q3E: Leisure, free time activities
|A bit unsatisfied||27.1%|
|Neither satisified nor unsatisfied||3.9%|
Q4: How fulfilled do you feel in your daily life?
|Sufficiently fulfilled (to SQ)||9.1%|
|Reasonably fulfilled (to SQ)||56.8%|
|A bit unfulfilled (to SQ)||22.8%|
|Not at all fulfilled||7.8%|
|Neither fulfilled nor unfulfilled (to SQ)||2.5%|
Q4SQ: In your daily life, which of the following do you usually feel fulfilled in? (Multiple answer)
|When leisurely taking a break||42.5%|
|When gathering and chatting with friends and acquaintances||39.3%|
|When zealously engaged hobbies or sports||38.1%|
|When immersed in work||29.6%|
|When devoted to study||9.7%|
|When in the harmonious family circle||4.9%|
|When doing voluntary work or community activities||6.6%|
Q5: In your daily life, do you feel uneasy or troubled?
|I feel uneasy or troubled (to SQ)||66.4%|
|I don’t feel uneasy or troubled||32.1%|
Q5SQ: In your daily life, what do you feel uneasy or troubled about? (Multiple answer)
|Planning for old age||48.3%|
|Prospects regarding future income or savings||37.9%|
|Current income or savings||27.0%|
|Problems in family member’s life, eg education, work, marriage||23.7%|
|Problems in personal life, eg education, work, marriage||12.9%|
|Workplace issues such as tasks, colleagues||9.1%|
|Relationships amongst family or relatives||8.6%|
|Home or work management issues||6.9%|
|Neighbours or neighbourhood related||5.8%|
Q6: In you daily life, do you have time to take a break or pursue your interests, etc?
|Have rather a lot of spare time||20.7%|
|Have some spare time||43.3%|
|Don’t have much spare time||25.4%|
|Have almost no spare time||10.0%|
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