internetcom recently reported on a survey by NTT Com Research (formally goo Research) into electronic cash, their third regular look at such a subject.
Between the 11th and 17th of December 2014 1,072 members of the NTT Com Research monitor panel completed aprivate internet-based questionnaire. 53.4% of the sample were male, 2.3% in their teens, 26.8% in their twenties, 21.5% in their thirties, 17.4% in their forties, and 32.0% aged fifty or older.
Hankyu Stacia, if you must know) public transport-related IC card, but since my recent move to the Tokyo area I’ve switched to Suica via my mobile phone, not a credit card. My second card was a WAON card, but in my new area there are fewer opportunities to use it.
Q1: What kinds of electronic cash do you use or have you used? (Sample size=1,072, multiple answer)
Using smartphone, mobile phone (to SQ) 23.0% Used to use smartphone, mobile phone (to SQ) 3.9% Using computer (to SQ) 15.1% Used to use computer (to SQ) 3.3% Using IC card (to SQ) 58.7% Used to use IC card (to SQ) 3.2% Never used any 26.6%
Q1SQ: What brands of electronic cash do you use or did you use? (Sample size=753, multiple answer)
Public transport-related (JR) 51.5% WAON 35.2% nanaco 33.1% Rakuten edy 29.5% Public transport-related (non-JR) 28.6% Docomo iD 12.5% QUICPay 6.1% au WALLET 5.% WebMoney 4.0% BitCash 1.6% majica 0.7% Other 0.8%