Japan 2010 Survey Cross Tabulations
Update 2017/10/30
Q1 Over the next five years do you think your l iving conditions will get better or worse?
1 Much better
2 Slightly better
3 About the same
4 Slightly worse
5 Much Worse
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 5 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 0.2 9.3 43.2 37.0 8.7 0.1 1.5 100.0 852
Gender Male 0.5 11.3 38.0 37.5 11.3 0.3 1.1 100.0 371
Female - 7.7 47.2 36.6 6.7 - 1.9 100.1 481
Age Group 20-24 - 8.1 54.1 29.7 8.1 - - 100.0 37
25-29 - 10.3 48.7 38.5 - - 2.6 100.1 39
30-34 - 12.5 56.3 28.1 3.1 - - 100.0 64
35-39 - 8.1 50.0 37.1 4.8 - - 100.0 62
40-44 - 5.5 43.6 34.5 16.4 - - 100.0 55
45-49 1.4 13.7 35.6 39.7 9.6 - - 100.0 73
50-54 - 12.2 35.1 44.6 8.1 - - 100.0 74
55-59 - 4.1 33.8 51.4 9.5 - 1.4 100.2 74
60-64 - 4.6 39.4 38.5 16.5 - 0.9 99.9 109
65-69 - 6.4 42.6 36.2 11.7 1.1 2.1 100.1 94
70- 0.6 13.5 45.6 31.0 4.7 - 4.7 100.1 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 - 5.9 47.1 35.3 11.8 - - 100.1 17
25-29 - 13.3 53.3 33.3 - - - 99.9 15
30-34 - 11.5 61.5 23.1 3.8 - - 99.9 26
35-39 - 13.0 34.8 47.8 4.3 - - 99.9 23
40-44 - 8.3 29.2 37.5 25.0 - - 100.0 24
45-49 3.3 10.0 30.0 40.0 16.7 - - 100.0 30
50-54 - 17.2 31.0 41.4 10.3 - - 99.9 29
55-59 - 5.3 28.9 55.3 10.5 - - 100.0 38
60-64 - 5.9 39.2 37.3 17.6 - - 100.0 51
65-69 - 8.7 39.1 39.1 8.7 2.2 2.2 100.0 46
70- 1.4 19.4 37.5 27.8 9.7 - 4.2 100.0 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 - 10.0 60.0 25.0 5.0 - - 100.0 20
25-29 - 8.3 45.8 41.7 - - 4.2 100.0 24
30-34 - 13.2 52.6 31.6 2.6 - - 100.0 38
35-39 - 5.1 59.0 30.8 5.1 - - 100.0 39
40-44 - 3.2 54.8 32.3 9.7 - - 100.0 31
45-49 - 16.3 39.5 39.5 4.7 - - 100.0 43
50-54 - 8.9 37.8 46.7 6.7 - - 100.1 45
55-59 - 2.8 38.9 47.2 8.3 - 2.8 100.0 36
60-64 - 3.4 39.7 39.7 15.5 - 1.7 100.0 58
65-69 - 4.2 45.8 33.3 14.6 - 2.1 100.0 48
70- - 9.1 51.5 33.3 1.0 - 5.1 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school - 10.7 41.8 30.3 13.9 - 3.3 100.0 122
High school 0.3 8.0 46.8 35.4 7.5 0.3 1.8 100.1 387
Junior college / Vocational school - 10.4 46.1 37.0 6.5 - - 100.0 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 0.5 10.4 34.4 44.8 8.7 - 1.1 99.9 183
Other - - 50.0 - 50.0 - - 100.0 2
DK / NA - - 25.0 50.0 25.0 - - 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen - 4.6 47.1 31.0 14.9 - 2.3 99.9 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 0.2 9.7 42.4 38.0 8.1 0.2 1.3 99.9 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 0.8 14.2 39.2 36.7 7.5 - 1.7 100.1 120
DK/NA/Other - 7.4 45.8 37.4 7.9 - 1.6 100.1 190
Q2 Which one of the following countries or regions would you like to see 
develop the friendliest relationship for our own national interest?
1 The United States
2 EU (European Union)
3 ChinaMainland
4 South Korea
5 India
6 Singapore
7 Australia
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 4.2 50.0 25.6 3.9 8.0 0.7 1.3 1.1 5.3 100.1 852
Gender Male 4.0 48.2 28.8 3.5 11.3 0.5 0.8 1.1 1.6 99.8 371
Female 4.4 51.4 23.1 4.2 5.4 0.8 1.7 1.0 8.1 100.1 481
Age Group 20-24 18.9 40.5 27.0 5.4 5.4 - - - 2.7 99.9 37
25-29 10.3 38.5 20.5 5.1 17.9 2.6 2.6 - 2.6 100.1 39
30-34 6.3 42.2 28.1 7.8 7.8 1.6 - 1.6 4.7 100.1 64
35-39 3.2 51.6 25.8 6.5 4.8 1.6 - - 6.5 100.0 62
40-44 5.5 38.2 41.8 - 7.3 1.8 - 1.8 3.6 100.0 55
45-49 5.5 43.8 30.1 4.1 12.3 1.4 1.4 - 1.4 100.0 73
50-54 5.4 44.6 31.1 6.8 8.1 - - 1.4 2.7 100.1 74
55-59 4.1 59.5 23.0 1.4 5.4 - 2.7 - 4.1 100.2 74
60-64 0.9 46.8 30.3 3.7 8.3 0.9 1.8 0.9 6.4 100.0 109
65-69 1.1 56.4 19.1 3.2 8.5 - 1.1 3.2 7.4 100.0 94
70- 1.8 60.2 17.5 2.3 6.4 - 2.3 1.2 8.2 99.9 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 17.6 41.2 29.4 5.9 5.9 - - - - 100.0 17
25-29 20.0 33.3 13.3 - 33.3 - - - - 99.9 15
30-34 3.8 30.8 34.6 11.5 11.5 3.8 - - 3.8 99.8 26
35-39 - 60.9 26.1 8.7 4.3 - - - - 100.0 23
40-44 12.5 37.5 41.7 - 8.3 - - - - 100.0 24
45-49 6.7 30.0 33.3 6.7 20.0 3.3 - - - 100.0 30
50-54 6.9 37.9 34.5 3.4 13.8 - - 3.4 - 99.9 29
55-59 - 63.2 28.9 - 5.3 - 2.6 - - 100.0 38
60-64 - 51.0 33.3 3.9 9.8 - 2.0 - - 100.0 51
65-69 - 54.3 21.7 2.2 13.0 - - 4.3 4.3 99.8 46
70- 1.4 56.9 23.6 1.4 9.7 - 1.4 1.4 4.2 100.0 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 20.0 40.0 25.0 5.0 5.0 - - - 5.0 100.0 20
25-29 4.2 41.7 25.0 8.3 8.3 4.2 4.2 - 4.2 100.1 24
30-34 7.9 50.0 23.7 5.3 5.3 - - 2.6 5.3 100.1 38
35-39 5.1 46.2 25.6 5.1 5.1 2.6 - - 10.3 100.0 39
40-44 - 38.7 41.9 - 6.5 3.2 - 3.2 6.5 100.0 31
45-49 4.7 53.5 27.9 2.3 7.0 - 2.3 - 2.3 100.0 43
50-54 4.4 48.9 28.9 8.9 4.4 - - - 4.4 99.9 45
55-59 8.3 55.6 16.7 2.8 5.6 - 2.8 - 8.3 100.1 36
60-64 1.7 43.1 27.6 3.4 6.9 1.7 1.7 1.7 12.1 99.9 58
65-69 2.1 58.3 16.7 4.2 4.2 - 2.1 2.1 10.4 100.1 48
70- 2.0 62.6 13.1 3.0 4.0 - 3.0 1.0 11.1 99.8 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 2.5 57.4 21.3 2.5 4.1 0.8 2.5 0.8 8.2 100.1 122
High school 2.1 55.8 22.7 3.6 7.5 1.0 1.0 0.5 5.7 99.9 387
Junior college / Vocational school 7.8 46.1 25.3 4.5 8.4 - 1.3 1.9 4.5 99.8 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 7.1 36.6 34.4 4.9 11.5 0.5 1.1 1.1 2.7 99.9 183
Other - - 50.0 - - - - - 50.0 100.0 2
DK / NA - 50.0 25.0 - - - - 25.0 - 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 2.5 57.4 21.3 2.5 4.1 0.8 2.5 0.8 8.2 100.1 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 2.1 55.8 22.7 3.6 7.5 1.0 1.0 0.5 5.7 99.9 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 7.4 40.9 30.3 4.7 10.1 0.3 1.2 1.5 3.6 100.0 120
DK/NA/Other - 33.3 33.3 - - - - 16.7 16.7 100.0 190
Q3 If you could be born again in a country or area other than Japan, 
which one of the fol lowing countries or area (s) would you like to be born in?
1 ChinaMainland
2 South Korea
3 Taiwan
4 Hong Kong
5 India
6 Singapore
7 Australia
88 Other
99 DK
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 88 99 Total(%) N
Total 2.9 4.6 2.3 2.6 2.6 10.8 52.2 7.4 14.6 100.0 852
Gender Male 3.5 4.0 2.4 2.7 3.5 12.1 49.9 9.7 12.1 99.9 371
Female 2.5 5.0 2.3 2.5 1.9 9.8 54.1 5.6 16.4 100.1 481
Age Group 20-24 - 10.8 - 2.7 2.7 10.8 64.9 5.4 2.7 100.0 37
25-29 - - 2.6 - 5.1 23.1 61.5 - 7.7 100.0 39
30-34 1.6 6.3 3.1 6.3 4.7 17.2 48.4 9.4 3.1 100.1 64
35-39 - 12.9 1.6 1.6 - 12.9 61.3 3.2 6.5 100.0 62
40-44 1.8 7.3 - - 3.6 14.5 61.8 1.8 9.1 99.9 55
45-49 2.7 5.5 - 2.7 4.1 8.2 67.1 2.7 6.8 99.8 73
50-54 1.4 5.4 - 2.7 1.4 8.1 67.6 5.4 8.1 100.1 74
55-59 2.7 - 2.7 4.1 1.4 13.5 60.8 8.1 6.8 100.1 74
60-64 4.6 2.8 3.7 0.9 4.6 11.9 48.6 6.4 16.5 100.0 109
65-69 5.3 2.1 2.1 2.1 1.1 8.5 38.3 18.1 22.3 99.9 94
70- 4.7 3.5 4.7 3.5 1.8 5.3 35.7 9.4 31.6 100.2 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 - 5.9 - - 5.9 17.6 58.8 11.8 - 100.0 17
25-29 - - 6.7 - 6.7 26.7 53.3 - 6.7 100.1 15
30-34 3.8 7.7 3.8 3.8 3.8 15.4 53.8 7.7 - 99.8 26
35-39 - 4.3 4.3 - - 13.0 73.9 - 4.3 99.8 23
40-44 4.2 12.5 - - 4.2 16.7 45.8 4.2 12.5 100.1 24
45-49 3.3 3.3 - 6.7 3.3 13.3 53.3 3.3 13.3 99.8 30
50-54 - 6.9 - - - 10.3 72.4 3.4 6.9 99.9 29
55-59 2.6 - - 5.3 2.6 15.8 63.2 7.9 2.6 100.0 38
60-64 5.9 2.0 3.9 2.0 7.8 11.8 41.2 9.8 15.7 100.1 51
65-69 4.3 - 2.2 2.2 2.2 6.5 41.3 23.9 17.4 100.0 46
70- 5.6 5.6 4.2 4.2 2.8 6.9 33.3 13.9 23.6 100.1 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 - 15.0 - 5.0 - 5.0 70.0 - 5.0 100.0 20
25-29 - - - - 4.2 20.8 66.7 - 8.3 100.0 24
30-34 - 5.3 2.6 7.9 5.3 18.4 44.7 10.5 5.3 100.0 38
35-39 - 17.9 - 2.6 - 12.8 53.8 5.1 7.7 99.9 39
40-44 - 3.2 - - 3.2 12.9 74.2 - 6.5 100.0 31
45-49 2.3 7.0 - - 4.7 4.7 76.7 2.3 2.3 100.0 43
50-54 2.2 4.4 - 4.4 2.2 6.7 64.4 6.7 8.9 99.9 45
55-59 2.8 - 5.6 2.8 - 11.1 58.3 8.3 11.1 100.0 36
60-64 3.4 3.4 3.4 - 1.7 12.1 55.2 3.4 17.2 99.8 58
65-69 6.3 4.2 2.1 2.1 - 10.4 35.4 12.5 27.1 100.1 48
70- 4.0 2.0 5.1 3.0 1.0 4.0 37.4 6.1 37.4 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 7.4 4.9 3.3 4.1 0.8 7.4 39.3 9.0 23.8 100.0 122
High school 2.8 3.9 3.1 2.6 2.8 9.8 50.4 8.0 16.5 99.9 387
Junior college / Vocational school 1.3 7.1 - 1.3 3.9 10.4 61.7 5.8 8.4 99.9 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 1.1 3.8 2.2 2.7 2.2 15.8 56.8 6.6 8.7 99.9 183
Other - - - - - - 50.0 - 50.0 100.0 2
DK / NA 25.0 - - - - - 50.0 - 25.0 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 7.4 4.9 3.3 4.1 0.8 7.4 39.3 9.0 23.8 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 2.8 3.9 3.1 2.6 2.8 9.8 50.4 8.0 16.5 99.9 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 1.2 5.3 1.2 2.1 3.0 13.4 59.1 6.2 8.6 100.1 120
DK/NA/Other 16.7 - - - - - 50.0 - 33.3 100.0 190
Q4 Now, if you could be born again, would you like to be a boy or a girl?
1 Boy
2 Girl
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 50.7 45.2 0.9 3.2 100.0 852
Gender Male 89.2 6.7 0.8 3.2 99.9 371
Female 21.0 74.8 1.0 3.1 99.9 481
Age Group 20-24 43.2 51.4 - 5.4 100.0 37
25-29 43.6 51.3 - 5.1 100.0 39
30-34 50.0 50.0 - - 100.0 64
35-39 46.8 53.2 - - 100.0 62
40-44 60.0 38.2 1.8 - 100.0 55
45-49 52.1 45.2 1.4 1.4 100.1 73
50-54 44.6 48.6 1.4 5.4 100.0 74
55-59 51.4 45.9 2.7 - 100.0 74
60-64 54.1 41.3 1.8 2.8 100.0 109
65-69 54.3 39.4 - 6.4 100.1 94
70- 50.3 43.9 0.6 5.3 100.1 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 76.5 17.6 - 5.9 100.0 17
25-29 80.0 20.0 - - 100.0 15
30-34 84.6 15.4 - - 100.0 26
35-39 91.3 8.7 - - 100.0 23
40-44 87.5 8.3 4.2 - 100.0 24
45-49 93.3 3.3 - 3.3 99.9 30
50-54 93.1 - - 6.9 100.0 29
55-59 86.8 10.5 2.6 - 99.9 38
60-64 94.1 - 2.0 3.9 100.0 51
65-69 89.1 4.3 - 6.5 99.9 46
70- 90.3 5.6 - 4.2 100.1 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 15.0 80.0 - 5.0 100.0 20
25-29 20.8 70.8 - 8.3 99.9 24
30-34 26.3 73.7 - - 100.0 38
35-39 20.5 79.5 - - 100.0 39
40-44 38.7 61.3 - - 100.0 31
45-49 23.3 74.4 2.3 - 100.0 43
50-54 13.3 80.0 2.2 4.4 99.9 45
55-59 13.9 83.3 2.8 - 100.0 36
60-64 19.0 77.6 1.7 1.7 100.0 58
65-69 20.8 72.9 - 6.3 100.0 48
70- 21.2 71.7 1.0 6.1 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 54.9 40.2 - 4.9 100.0 122
High school 46.8 50.4 0.5 2.3 100.0 387
Junior college / Vocational school 36.4 58.4 1.3 3.9 100.0 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 68.9 26.2 2.2 2.7 100.0 183
Other 50.0 50.0 - - 100.0 2
DK / NA 25.0 50.0 - 25.0 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 54.9 40.2 - 4.9 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 46.8 50.4 0.5 2.3 100.0 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 54.0 40.9 1.8 3.3 100.0 120
DK/NA/Other 33.3 50.0 - 16.7 100.0 190
Q5 Would you say you are, on the whole, more or less inclined than the average Japanese to respect your ancestors?
1 More than the average Japanese
2 Less than the average Japanese
3 Average
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 54.2 11.2 33.6 0.1 0.9 100.0 852
Gender Male 53.4 14.3 30.7 0.3 1.3 100.0 371
Female 54.9 8.7 35.8 - 0.6 100.0 481
Age Group 20-24 37.8 16.2 37.8 - 8.1 99.9 37
25-29 46.2 15.4 35.9 - 2.6 100.1 39
30-34 37.5 20.3 42.2 - - 100.0 64
35-39 50 14.5 35.5 - - 100.0 62
40-44 38.2 9.1 50.9 - 1.8 100.0 55
45-49 43.8 20.5 35.6 - - 99.9 73
50-54 48.6 13.5 36.5 - 1.4 100.0 74
55-59 58.1 8.1 33.8 - - 100.0 74
60-64 56.9 9.2 33 - 0.9 100.0 109
65-69 71.3 4.3 23.4 1.1 - 100.1 94
70- 66.7 6.4 26.3 - 0.6 100.0 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 47.1 35.3 11.8 - 5.9 100.1 17
25-29 40.0 26.7 33.3 - - 100.0 15
30-34 38.5 26.9 34.6 - - 100.0 26
35-39 52.2 17.4 30.4 - - 100.0 23
40-44 41.7 12.5 41.7 - 4.2 100.1 24
45-49 40.0 23.3 36.7 - - 100.0 30
50-54 37.9 17.2 41.4 - 3.4 99.9 29
55-59 52.6 15.8 31.6 - - 100.0 38
60-64 56.9 9.8 31.4 - 2.0 100.1 51
65-69 67.4 4.3 26.1 2.2 - 100.0 46
70- 68.1 5.6 25.0 - 1.4 100.1 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 30.0 - 60.0 - 10.0 100.0 20
25-29 50.0 8.3 37.5 - 4.2 100.0 24
30-34 36.8 15.8 47.4 - - 100.0 38
35-39 48.7 12.8 38.5 - - 100.0 39
40-44 35.5 6.5 58.1 - - 100.1 31
45-49 46.5 18.6 34.9 - - 100.0 43
50-54 55.6 11.1 33.3 - - 100.0 45
55-59 63.9 - 36.1 - - 100.0 36
60-64 56.9 8.6 34.5 - - 100.0 58
65-69 75.0 4.2 20.8 - - 100.0 48
70- 65.7 7.1 27.3 - - 100.1 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 56.6 9.8 32.0 - 1.6 100.0 122
High school 57.4 10.1 32.0 - 0.5 100.0 387
Junior college / Vocational school 51.3 11.7 35.7 - 1.3 100.0 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 48.6 14.2 35.5 0.5 1.1 99.9 183
Other 100.0 - - - - 100.0 2
DK / NA 25.0 - 75.0 - - 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 56.6 9.8 32.0 - 1.6 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 57.4 10.1 32.0 - 0.5 100.0 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 49.9 13.1 35.6 0.3 1.2 100.1 120
DK/NA/Other 50.0 - 50.0 - - 100.0 190
Q6 If you had no children, would you think it desirable to adopt a child in order to continue the family line, even if there is no blood relationship?
1 Would adopt
2 Would not adopt
3 Depends on situation
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 19.4 54.2 21.2 0.2 4.9 99.9 852
Gender Male 24.5 50.1 20.2 - 5.1 99.9 371
Female 15.4 57.4 22 0.4 4.8 100.0 481
Age Group 20-24 18.9 59.5 16.2 - 5.4 100.0 37
25-29 7.7 48.7 38.5 - 5.1 100.0 39
30-34 20.3 50.0 29.7 - - 100.0 64
35-39 24.2 48.4 22.6 1.6 3.2 100.0 62
40-44 14.5 58.2 25.5 - 1.8 100.0 55
45-49 20.5 54.8 20.5 - 4.1 99.9 73
50-54 16.2 60.8 20.3 1.4 1.4 100.1 74
55-59 13.5 63.5 23.0 - - 100.0 74
60-64 19.3 61.5 11.0 - 8.3 100.1 109
65-69 21.3 51.1 20.2 - 7.4 100.0 94
70- 24.0 46.8 20.5 - 8.8 100.1 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 29.4 58.8 11.8 - - 100.0 17
25-29 13.3 53.3 33.3 - - 99.9 15
30-34 30.8 46.2 23.1 - - 100.1 26
35-39 17.4 43.5 30.4 - 8.7 100.0 23
40-44 20.8 62.5 16.7 - - 100.0 24
45-49 30.0 46.7 16.7 - 6.7 100.1 30
50-54 27.6 58.6 10.3 - 3.4 99.9 29
55-59 13.2 65.8 21.1 - - 100.1 38
60-64 27.5 51.0 13.7 - 7.8 100.0 51
65-69 26.1 37.0 28.3 - 8.7 100.1 46
70- 26.4 44.4 20.8 - 8.3 99.9 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 10.0 60.0 20.0 - 10.0 100.0 20
25-29 4.2 45.8 41.7 - 8.3 100.0 24
30-34 13.2 52.6 34.2 - - 100.0 38
35-39 28.2 51.3 17.9 2.6 - 100.0 39
40-44 9.7 54.8 32.3 - 3.2 100.0 31
45-49 14.0 60.5 23.3 - 2.3 100.1 43
50-54 8.9 62.2 26.7 2.2 - 100.0 45
55-59 13.9 61.1 25.0 - - 100.0 36
60-64 12.1 70.7 8.6 - 8.6 100.0 58
65-69 16.7 64.6 12.5 - 6.3 100.1 48
70- 22.2 48.5 20.2 - 9.1 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 32.0 40.2 21.3 - 6.6 100.1 122
High school 17.8 55.0 21.2 - 5.9 99.9 387
Junior college / Vocational school 18.2 60.4 16.9 1.3 3.2 100.0 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 15.8 56.8 24.0 - 3.3 99.9 183
Other - 50.0 50.0 - - 100.0 2
DK / NA - 50.0 50.0 - - 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 32.0 40.2 21.3 - 6.6 100.1 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 17.8 55.0 21.2 - 5.9 99.9 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 16.9 58.5 20.8 0.6 3.3 100.1 120
DK/NA/Other - 50.0 50.0 - - 100.0 190
Q7 In general, what would you think is the ideal number of children in a family?
99 DK
 
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 99 Total(%) N
Total 0.2 1.1 41.8 50.7 1.9 0.7 0.1 3.5 100.0 852
Gender Male - 1.9 45.8 46.9 1.6 0.3 0.3 3.2 100.0 371
Female 0.4 0.4 38.7 53.6 2.1 1.0 - 3.7 99.9 481
Age Group 20-24 - - 45.9 45.9 2.7 - - 5.4 99.9 37
25-29 - 5.1 61.5 28.2 - - - 5.1 99.9 39
30-34 - - 62.5 34.4 - - - 3.1 100.0 64
35-39 - - 54.8 40.3 1.6 - - 3.2 99.9 62
40-44 - 3.6 49.1 41.8 - - - 5.5 100.0 55
45-49 - 4.1 56.2 35.6 - - - 4.1 100.0 73
50-54 - - 44.6 52.7 - - - 2.7 100.0 74
55-59 - - 33.8 54.1 6.8 1.4 - 4.1 100.2 74
60-64 - 1.8 34.9 54.1 4.6 1.8 - 2.8 100.0 109
65-69 - - 31.9 61.7 2.1 1.1 - 3.2 100.0 94
70- 1.2 - 27.5 65.5 1.2 1.2 0.6 2.9 100.1 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 - - 52.9 47.1 - - - - 100.0 17
25-29 - 13.3 66.7 20.0 - - - - 100.0 15
30-34 - - 65.4 30.8 - - - 3.8 100.0 26
35-39 - - 56.5 39.1 - - - 4.3 99.9 23
40-44 - 4.2 66.7 29.2 - - - - 100.1 24
45-49 - 6.7 60.0 30.0 - - - 3.3 100.0 30
50-54 - - 55.2 41.4 - - - 3.4 100.0 29
55-59 - - 34.2 52.6 7.9 - - 5.3 100.0 38
60-64 - 3.9 39.2 49.0 3.9 2.0 - 2.0 100.0 51
65-69 - - 34.8 58.7 2.2 - - 4.3 100.0 46
70- - - 30.6 63.9 - - 1.4 4.2 100.1 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 - - 40.0 45.0 5.0 - - 10.0 100.0 20
25-29 - - 58.3 33.3 - - - 8.3 99.9 24
30-34 - - 60.5 36.8 - - - 2.6 99.9 38
35-39 - - 53.8 41.0 2.6 - - 2.6 100.0 39
40-44 - 3.2 35.5 51.6 - - - 9.7 100.0 31
45-49 - 2.3 53.5 39.5 - - - 4.7 100.0 43
50-54 - - 37.8 60.0 - - - 2.2 100.0 45
55-59 - - 33.3 55.6 5.6 2.8 - 2.8 100.1 36
60-64 - - 31.0 58.6 5.2 1.7 - 3.4 99.9 58
65-69 - - 29.2 64.6 2.1 2.1 - 2.1 100.1 48
70- 2.0 - 25.3 66.7 2.0 2.0 - 2.0 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 0.8 - 31.1 58.2 4.1 1.6 0.8 3.3 99.9 122
High school - 0.5 37.2 55.8 2.3 1.0 - 3.1 99.9 387
Junior college / Vocational school 0.6 0.6 50.6 44.2 0.6 - - 3.2 99.8 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma - 3.3 50.3 41.5 0.5 - - 4.4 100.0 183
Other - - 100.0 - - - - - 100.0 2
DK / NA - - 50.0 25.0 - - - 25.0 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 0.8 - 31.1 58.2 4.1 1.6 0.8 3.3 99.9 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen - 0.5 37.2 55.8 2.3 1.0 - 3.1 99.9 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 0.3 2.1 50.4 42.7 0.6 - - 3.9 100.0 120
DK/NA/Other - - 66.7 16.7 - - - 16.7 100.1 190
Q8 There are all sorts of attitudes toward life. 
Which one of the following statements would you say comes closest to your way of life? SINGLE RESPONSE
1 Lead an honest and ethical life
2 Make a social commitment by being active in volunteer work
3 Work hard and get rich
4 Make a name for yourself by studying earnestly
5 Don't think about money or fame; just live a life that suits your own taste
6 Live each day as it comes, cheerfully and without worrying
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 48.2 11.2 4.1 1.4 20.9 13.6 0.1 0.5 100.0 852
Gender Male 44.5 10.8 7.0 1.9 23.7 11.3 - 0.8 100.0 371
Female 51.1 11.4 1.9 1.0 18.7 15.4 0.2 0.2 99.9 481
Age Group 20-24 32.4 5.4 8.1 2.7 32.4 18.9 - - 99.9 37
25-29 41.0 10.3 5.1 - 30.8 12.8 - - 100.0 39
30-34 46.9 7.8 1.6 4.7 28.1 10.9 - - 100.0 64
35-39 50.0 1.6 6.5 1.6 19.4 19.4 1.6 - 100.1 62
40-44 61.8 10.9 - 1.8 16.4 5.5 - 3.6 100.0 55
45-49 52.1 9.6 4.1 1.4 17.8 15.1 - - 100.1 73
50-54 54.1 8.1 5.4 - 24.3 8.1 - - 100.0 74
55-59 45.9 10.8 6.8 1.4 21.6 13.5 - - 100.0 74
60-64 46.8 16.5 3.7 1.8 19.3 11.9 - - 100.0 109
65-69 50.0 11.7 4.3 1.1 18.1 13.8 - 1.1 100.1 94
70- 45.6 15.8 2.9 0.6 17.5 17.0 - 0.6 100.0 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 23.5 11.8 11.8 5.9 41.2 5.9 - - 100.1 17
25-29 33.3 6.7 6.7 - 40.0 13.3 - - 100.0 15
30-34 50.0 7.7 - 3.8 26.9 11.5 - - 99.9 26
35-39 47.8 - 8.7 - 17.4 26.1 - - 100.0 23
40-44 50.0 12.5 - 4.2 25.0 4.2 - 4.2 100.1 24
45-49 53.3 6.7 10.0 - 20.0 10.0 - - 100.0 30
50-54 41.4 - 13.8 - 37.9 6.9 - - 100.0 29
55-59 36.8 7.9 13.2 2.6 26.3 13.2 - - 100.0 38
60-64 47.1 11.8 5.9 3.9 25.5 5.9 - - 100.1 51
65-69 52.2 13.0 8.7 - 13.0 10.9 - 2.2 100.0 46
70- 41.7 20.8 2.8 1.4 16.7 15.3 - 1.4 100.1 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 40.0 - 5.0 - 25.0 30.0 - - 100.0 20
25-29 45.8 12.5 4.2 - 25.0 12.5 - - 100.0 24
30-34 44.7 7.9 2.6 5.3 28.9 10.5 - - 99.9 38
35-39 51.3 2.6 5.1 2.6 20.5 15.4 2.6 - 100.1 39
40-44 71.0 9.7 - - 9.7 6.5 - 3.2 100.1 31
45-49 51.2 11.6 - 2.3 16.3 18.6 - - 100.0 43
50-54 62.2 13.3 - - 15.6 8.9 - - 100.0 45
55-59 55.6 13.9 - - 16.7 13.9 - - 100.1 36
60-64 46.6 20.7 1.7 - 13.8 17.2 - - 100.0 58
65-69 47.9 10.4 - 2.1 22.9 16.7 - - 100.0 48
70- 48.5 12.1 3.0 - 18.2 18.2 - - 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 48.4 9.8 8.2 0.8 18.0 14.8 - - 100.0 122
High school 50.1 10.1 2.8 0.5 20.7 15.2 - 0.5 99.9 387
Junior college / Vocational school 46.8 13.6 1.9 2.6 25.3 9.7 - - 99.9 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 46.4 11.5 5.5 2.7 19.7 12.6 0.5 1.1 100.0 183
Other - 50.0 - - - 50.0 - - 100.0 2
DK / NA 25.0 25.0 25.0 - 25.0 - - - 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 48.4 9.8 8.2 0.8 18.0 14.8 - - 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 50.1 10.1 2.8 0.5 20.7 15.2 - 0.5 99.9 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 46.6 12.5 3.9 2.7 22.3 11.3 0.3 0.6 100.2 120
DK/NA/Other 16.7 33.3 16.7 - 16.7 16.7 - - 100.1 190
Q9 How do you feel about each of the following traditional values?
a. We should respect our ancestors
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 45.7 46.2 5.6 1.5 - 0.9 99.9 852
Gender Male 44.2 46.6 7.0 1.3 - 0.8 99.9 371
Female 46.8 45.9 4.6 1.7 - 1.0 100.0 481
Age Group 20-24 24.3 54.1 18.9 - - 2.7 100.0 37
25-29 30.8 59.0 2.6 5.1 - 2.6 100.1 39
30-34 29.7 59.4 4.7 6.3 - - 100.1 64
35-39 50.0 41.9 6.5 1.6 - - 100.0 62
40-44 30.9 60.0 9.1 - - - 100.0 55
45-49 32.9 56.2 9.6 1.4 - - 100.1 73
50-54 40.5 56.8 1.4 - - 1.4 100.1 74
55-59 54.1 41.9 4.1 - - - 100.1 74
60-64 43.1 48.6 2.8 3.7 - 1.8 100.0 109
65-69 57.4 36.2 5.3 - - 1.1 100.0 94
70- 62.0 31.0 5.3 0.6 - 1.2 100.1 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 17.6 47.1 35.3 - - - 100.0 17
25-29 26.7 60.0 - 13.3 - - 100.0 15
30-34 30.8 57.7 3.8 7.7 - - 100.0 26
35-39 56.5 34.8 8.7 - - - 100.0 23
40-44 25.0 62.5 12.5 - - - 100.0 24
45-49 30.0 53.3 13.3 3.3 - - 99.9 30
50-54 41.4 55.2 3.4 - - - 100.0 29
55-59 52.6 44.7 2.6 - - - 99.9 38
60-64 37.3 58.8 2.0 - - 2.0 100.1 51
65-69 54.3 34.8 8.7 - - 2.2 100.0 46
70- 62.5 31.9 4.2 - - 1.4 100.0 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 30.0 60.0 5.0 - - 5.0 100.0 20
25-29 33.3 58.3 4.2 - - 4.2 100.0 24
30-34 28.9 60.5 5.3 5.3 - - 100.0 38
35-39 46.2 46.2 5.1 2.6 - - 100.1 39
40-44 35.5 58.1 6.5 - - - 100.1 31
45-49 34.9 58.1 7.0 - - - 100.0 43
50-54 40.0 57.8 - - - 2.2 100.0 45
55-59 55.6 38.9 5.6 - - - 100.1 36
60-64 48.3 39.7 3.4 6.9 - 1.7 100.0 58
65-69 60.4 37.5 2.1 - - - 100.0 48
70- 61.6 30.3 6.1 1.0 - 1.0 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 54.1 32.0 9.8 0.8 - 3.3 100.0 122
High school 48.8 44.7 4.4 1.6 - 0.5 100.0 387
Junior college / Vocational school 41.6 50.6 4.5 2.6 - 0.6 99.9 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 36.1 55.7 6.6 1.1 - 0.5 100.0 183
Other 100.0 - - - - - 100.0 2
DK / NA 50.0 50.0 - - - - 100.0 4
-
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 54.1 32.0 9.8 0.8 - 3.3 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 48.8 44.7 4.4 1.6 - 0.5 100.0 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 38.6 53.4 5.6 1.8 - 0.6 100.0 120
DK/NA/Other 66.7 33.3 - - - - 100.0 190
Q9 How do you feel about each of the following traditional values?
b. The eldest son should look after his aging parents
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 10.9 25.7 46.8 15.6 - 0.9 99.9 852
Gender Male 14.3 31.8 41.2 12.1 - 0.5 99.9 371
Female 8.3 21.0 51.1 18.3 - 1.2 99.9 481
Age Group 20-24 8.1 29.7 56.8 5.4 - - 100.0 37
25-29 5.1 51.3 25.6 15.4 - 2.6 100.0 39
30-34 9.4 20.3 42.2 28.1 - - 100.0 64
35-39 12.9 35.5 35.5 16.1 - - 100.0 62
40-44 5.5 18.2 60.0 16.4 - - 100.1 55
45-49 5.5 23.3 49.3 21.9 - - 100.0 73
50-54 10.8 23.0 47.3 18.9 - - 100.0 74
55-59 6.8 18.9 55.4 18.9 - - 100.0 74
60-64 3.7 23.9 55.0 15.6 - 1.8 100.0 109
65-69 12.8 16.0 55.3 13.8 - 2.1 100.0 94
70- 22.2 31.6 36.3 8.2 - 1.8 100.1 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 17.6 29.4 52.9 - - - 99.9 17
25-29 6.7 46.7 20.0 26.7 - - 100.1 15
30-34 11.5 38.5 23.1 26.9 - - 100.0 26
35-39 21.7 47.8 26.1 4.3 - - 99.9 23
40-44 12.5 29.2 45.8 12.5 - - 100.0 24
45-49 10.0 36.7 30.0 23.3 - - 100.0 30
50-54 17.2 31.0 44.8 6.9 - - 99.9 29
55-59 5.3 23.7 55.3 15.8 - - 100.1 38
60-64 2.0 31.4 56.9 9.8 - - 100.1 51
65-69 21.7 17.4 45.7 10.9 - 4.3 100.0 46
70- 23.6 34.7 34.7 6.9 - - 99.9 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 - 30.0 60.0 10.0 - - 100.0 20
25-29 4.2 54.2 29.2 8.3 - 4.2 100.1 24
30-34 7.9 7.9 55.3 28.9 - - 100.0 38
35-39 7.7 28.2 41.0 23.1 - - 100.0 39
40-44 - 9.7 71.0 19.4 - - 100.1 31
45-49 2.3 14.0 62.8 20.9 - - 100.0 43
50-54 6.7 17.8 48.9 26.7 - - 100.1 45
55-59 8.3 13.9 55.6 22.2 - - 100.0 36
60-64 5.2 17.2 53.4 20.7 - 3.4 99.9 58
65-69 4.2 14.6 64.6 16.7 - - 100.1 48
70- 21.2 29.3 37.4 9.1 - 3.0 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 18.0 27.0 41.8 11.5 - 1.6 99.9 122
High school 10.1 25.3 45.7 18.3 - 0.5 99.9 387
Junior college / Vocational school 9.1 22.1 56.5 11.0 - 1.3 100.0 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 9.3 28.4 44.3 16.9 - 1.1 100.0 183
Other 50.0 - 50.0 - - - 100.0 2
DK / NA - 50.0 50.0 - - - 100.0 4
-
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 18.0 27.0 41.8 11.5 - 1.6 99.9 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 10.1 25.3 45.7 18.3 - 0.5 99.9 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 9.2 25.5 49.9 14.2 - 1.2 100.0 120
DK/NA/Other 16.7 33.3 50.0 - - - 100.0 190
Q9 How do you feel about each of the following traditional values?
c. A wife should obey her husband
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 8.0 26.1 46.8 18.0 - 1.2 100.1 852
Gender Male 6.2 27.2 49.9 15.9 - 0.8 100.0 371
Female 9.4 25.2 44.5 19.5 - 1.5 100.1 481
Age Group 20-24 - 13.5 59.5 27.0 - - 100.0 37
25-29 - 20.5 59.0 17.9 - 2.6 100.0 39
30-34 - 15.6 59.4 25.0 - - 100.0 64
35-39 8.1 24.2 40.3 27.4 - - 100.0 62
40-44 5.5 14.5 56.4 23.6 - - 100.0 55
45-49 - 26.0 45.2 28.8 - - 100.0 73
50-54 1.4 28.4 55.4 14.9 - - 100.1 74
55-59 9.5 23.0 47.3 20.3 - - 100.1 74
60-64 6.4 26.6 48.6 15.6 - 2.8 100.0 109
65-69 11.7 23.4 48.9 13.8 - 2.1 99.9 94
70- 19.9 39.8 30.4 7.6 - 2.3 100.0 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 - 11.8 58.8 29.4 - - 100.0 17
25-29 - 26.7 53.3 20.0 - - 100.0 15
30-34 - 11.5 65.4 23.1 - - 100.0 26
35-39 4.3 30.4 47.8 17.4 - - 99.9 23
40-44 4.2 16.7 54.2 25.0 - - 100.1 24
45-49 - 33.3 43.3 23.3 - - 99.9 30
50-54 - 37.9 55.2 6.9 - - 100.0 29
55-59 2.6 31.6 47.4 18.4 - - 100.0 38
60-64 7.8 25.5 58.8 7.8 - - 99.9 51
65-69 13.0 17.4 50.0 17.4 - 2.2 100.0 46
70- 13.9 37.5 36.1 9.7 - 2.8 100.0 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 - 15.0 60.0 25.0 - - 100.0 20
25-29 - 16.7 62.5 16.7 - 4.2 100.1 24
30-34 - 18.4 55.3 26.3 - - 100.0 38
35-39 10.3 20.5 35.9 33.3 - - 100.0 39
40-44 6.5 12.9 58.1 22.6 - - 100.1 31
45-49 - 20.9 46.5 32.6 - - 100.0 43
50-54 2.2 22.2 55.6 20.0 - - 100.0 45
55-59 16.7 13.9 47.2 22.2 - - 100.0 36
60-64 5.2 27.6 39.7 22.4 - 5.2 100.1 58
65-69 10.4 29.2 47.9 10.4 - 2.1 100.0 48
70- 24.2 41.4 26.3 6.1 - 2.0 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 18.0 32.0 37.7 9.8 - 2.5 100.0 122
High school 8.5 26.1 47.0 17.3 - 1.0 99.9 387
Junior college / Vocational school 3.9 22.1 53.2 19.5 - 1.3 100.0 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 2.7 25.1 47.5 24.0 - 0.5 99.8 183
Other 50.0 50.0 - - - - 100.0 2
DK / NA 25.0 25.0 50.0 - - - 100.0 4
-
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 18.0 32.0 37.7 9.8 - 2.5 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 8.5 26.1 47.0 17.3 - 1.0 99.9 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 3.3 23.7 50.1 22.0 - 0.9 100.0 120
DK/NA/Other 33.3 33.3 33.3 - - - 99.9 190
Q9 How do you feel about each of the following traditional values?
d. Not to marry someone whom your parents object to
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 6.1 21.4 54.1 16.9 0.2 1.3 100.0 852
Gender Male 5.1 18.1 56.9 18.3 0.3 1.3 100.0 371
Female 6.9 23.9 52 15.8 0.2 1.2 100.0 481
Age Group 20-24 5.4 18.9 54.1 21.6 - - 100.0 37
25-29 - 20.5 66.7 12.8 - - 100.0 39
30-34 3.1 17.2 54.7 25 - - 100.0 64
35-39 9.7 19.4 51.6 19.4 - - 100.1 62
40-44 - 18.2 63.6 18.2 - - 100.0 55
45-49 1.4 23.3 52.1 23.3 - - 100.1 73
50-54 5.4 13.5 64.9 16.2 - - 100.0 74
55-59 4.1 17.6 63.5 12.2 - 2.7 100.1 74
60-64 4.6 20.2 51.4 21.1 0.9 1.8 100.0 109
65-69 5.3 21.3 57.4 13.8 - 2.1 99.9 94
70- 14 30.4 40.9 11.1 0.6 2.9 99.9 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 5.9 5.9 64.7 23.5 - - 100.0 17
25-29 - 20.0 53.3 26.7 - - 100.0 15
30-34 - 11.5 57.7 30.8 - - 100.0 26
35-39 4.3 21.7 56.5 17.4 - - 99.9 23
40-44 - 8.3 66.7 25.0 - - 100.0 24
45-49 - 23.3 50.0 26.7 - - 100.0 30
50-54 6.9 6.9 79.3 6.9 - - 100.0 29
55-59 2.6 15.8 68.4 13.2 - - 100.0 38
60-64 3.9 17.6 62.7 13.7 2.0 - 99.9 51
65-69 6.5 19.6 47.8 21.7 - 4.3 99.9 46
70- 12.5 27.8 41.7 13.9 - 4.2 100.1 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 5.0 30.0 45.0 20.0 - - 100.0 20
25-29 - 20.8 75.0 4.2 - - 100.0 24
30-34 5.3 21.1 52.6 21.1 - - 100.1 38
35-39 12.8 17.9 48.7 20.5 - - 99.9 39
40-44 - 25.8 61.3 12.9 - - 100.0 31
45-49 2.3 23.3 53.5 20.9 - - 100.0 43
50-54 4.4 17.8 55.6 22.2 - - 100.0 45
55-59 5.6 19.4 58.3 11.1 - 5.6 100.0 36
60-64 5.2 22.4 41.4 27.6 - 3.4 100.0 58
65-69 4.2 22.9 66.7 6.3 - - 100.1 48
70- 15.2 32.3 40.4 9.1 1.0 2.0 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 11.5 27.0 46.7 11.5 0.8 2.5 100.0 122
High school 5.9 22.2 52.5 17.8 0.3 1.3 100.0 387
Junior college / Vocational school 5.2 14.9 61.7 16.2 - 1.9 99.9 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 3.8 20.8 56.3 19.1 - - 100.0 183
Other - - 50.0 50.0 - - 100.0 2
DK / NA - 50.0 50.0 - - - 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 11.5 27.0 46.7 11.5 0.8 2.5 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 5.9 22.2 52.5 17.8 0.3 1.3 100.0 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 4.5 18.1 58.8 17.8 - 0.9 100.1 120
DK/NA/Other - 33.3 50.0 16.7 - - 100.0 190
Q9 How do you feel about each of the following traditional values?
e. We should obey older people
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 10.4 45.7 34.9 7.7 0.5 0.8 100.0 852
Gender Male 9.4 45.3 37.5 7.3 0.5 - 100.0 371
Female 11.2 45.9 32.8 8.1 0.4 1.5 99.9 481
Age Group 20-24 2.7 59.5 29.7 8.1 - - 100.0 37
25-29 7.7 53.8 30.8 7.7 - - 100.0 39
30-34 7.8 43.8 43.8 4.7 - - 100.1 64
35-39 9.7 58.1 25.8 6.5 - - 100.1 62
40-44 5.5 41.8 43.6 7.3 1.8 - 100.0 55
45-49 6.8 37 43.8 12.3 - - 99.9 73
50-54 9.5 43.2 33.8 10.8 1.4 1.4 100.1 74
55-59 6.8 40.5 41.9 9.5 1.4 - 100.1 74
60-64 7.3 42.2 35.8 13.8 - 0.9 100.0 109
65-69 8.5 52.1 33 6.4 - - 100.0 94
70- 22.2 43.9 28.1 2.3 0.6 2.9 100.0 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 - 70.6 23.5 5.9 - - 100.0 17
25-29 - 53.3 40.0 6.7 - - 100.0 15
30-34 7.7 30.8 53.8 7.7 - - 100.0 26
35-39 4.3 52.2 39.1 4.3 - - 99.9 23
40-44 4.2 29.2 50.0 12.5 4.2 - 100.1 24
45-49 6.7 46.7 36.7 10.0 - - 100.1 30
50-54 6.9 48.3 34.5 10.3 - - 100.0 29
55-59 5.3 42.1 42.1 7.9 2.6 - 100.0 38
60-64 3.9 45.1 41.2 9.8 - - 100.0 51
65-69 10.9 47.8 34.8 6.5 - - 100.0 46
70- 25.0 44.4 27.8 2.8 - - 100.0 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 5.0 50.0 35.0 10.0 - - 100.0 20
25-29 12.5 54.2 25.0 8.3 - - 100.0 24
30-34 7.9 52.6 36.8 2.6 - - 99.9 38
35-39 12.8 61.5 17.9 7.7 - - 99.9 39
40-44 6.5 51.6 38.7 3.2 - - 100.0 31
45-49 7.0 30.2 48.8 14.0 - - 100.0 43
50-54 11.1 40.0 33.3 11.1 2.2 2.2 99.9 45
55-59 8.3 38.9 41.7 11.1 - - 100.0 36
60-64 10.3 39.7 31.0 17.2 - 1.7 99.9 58
65-69 6.3 56.3 31.3 6.3 - - 100.2 48
70- 20.2 43.4 28.3 2.0 1.0 5.1 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 15.6 50.8 23.8 6.6 1.6 1.6 100.0 122
High school 11.1 46.8 32.8 8.0 0.3 1.0 100.0 387
Junior college / Vocational school 7.1 42.2 41.6 8.4 - 0.6 99.9 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 7.7 42.6 41.5 7.7 0.5 - 100.0 183
Other 50.0 50.0 - - - - 100.0 2
DK / NA 25.0 50.0 25.0 - - - 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 15.6 50.8 23.8 6.6 1.6 1.6 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 11.1 46.8 32.8 8.0 0.3 1.0 100.0 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 7.4 42.4 41.5 8.0 0.3 0.3 99.9 120
DK/NA/Other 33.3 50.0 16.7 - - - 100.0 190
Q9 How do you feel about each of the following traditional values?
f. It is important to have a son to keep our family line going
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 8.6 24.1 47.9 18.7 0.2 0.6 100.1 852
Gender Male 11.3 31.0 41.5 15.9 0.3 - 100.0 371
Female 6.4 18.7 52.8 20.8 0.2 1.0 99.9 481
Age Group 20-24 - 35.1 45.9 18.9 - - 99.9 37
25-29 2.6 25.6 51.3 20.5 - - 100.0 39
30-34 7.8 17.2 46.9 28.1 - - 100.0 64
35-39 4.8 25.8 51.6 17.7 - - 99.9 62
40-44 1.8 23.6 49.1 23.6 1.8 - 99.9 55
45-49 4.1 17.8 43.8 34.2 - - 99.9 73
50-54 9.5 18.9 51.4 20.3 - - 100.1 74
55-59 6.8 18.9 52.7 21.6 - - 100.0 74
60-64 2.8 26.6 51.4 17.4 - 1.8 100.0 109
65-69 10.6 30.9 51.1 6.4 - 1.1 100.1 94
70- 20.5 25.1 40.4 12.3 0.6 1.2 100.1 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 - 47.1 35.3 17.6 - - 100.0 17
25-29 - 20.0 60.0 20.0 - - 100.0 15
30-34 3.8 30.8 38.5 26.9 - - 100.0 26
35-39 8.7 39.1 39.1 13.0 - - 99.9 23
40-44 4.2 41.7 37.5 12.5 4.2 - 100.1 24
45-49 6.7 20.0 43.3 30.0 - - 100.0 30
50-54 13.8 24.1 44.8 17.2 - - 99.9 29
55-59 5.3 23.7 50.0 21.1 - - 100.1 38
60-64 3.9 37.3 43.1 15.7 - - 100.0 51
65-69 19.6 39.1 37.0 4.3 - - 100.0 46
70- 26.4 25.0 37.5 11.1 - - 100.0 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 - 25.0 55.0 20.0 - - 100.0 20
25-29 4.2 29.2 45.8 20.8 - - 100.0 24
30-34 10.5 7.9 52.6 28.9 - - 99.9 38
35-39 2.6 17.9 59.0 20.5 - - 100.0 39
40-44 - 9.7 58.1 32.3 - - 100.1 31
45-49 2.3 16.3 44.2 37.2 - - 100.0 43
50-54 6.7 15.6 55.6 22.2 - - 100.1 45
55-59 8.3 13.9 55.6 22.2 - - 100.0 36
60-64 1.7 17.2 58.6 19.0 - 3.4 99.9 58
65-69 2.1 22.9 64.6 8.3 - 2.1 100.0 48
70- 16.2 25.3 42.4 13.1 1.0 2.0 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 18.9 29.5 37.7 12.3 - 1.6 100.0 122
High school 7.8 25.3 48.8 17.6 0.3 0.3 100.1 387
Junior college / Vocational school 3.9 20.8 53.2 20.8 - 1.3 100.0 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 7.7 20.8 47.0 24.0 0.5 - 100.0 183
Other - - 100.0 - - - 100.0 2
DK / NA - 25.0 75.0 - - - 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 18.9 29.5 37.7 12.3 - 1.6 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 7.8 25.3 48.8 17.6 0.3 0.3 100.1 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 5.9 20.8 49.9 22.6 0.3 0.6 100.1 120
DK/NA/Other - 16.7 83.3 - - - 100.0 190
Q9 How do you feel about each of the following traditional values?
g. Men should work outside and women should tend to housekeeping
1 Strongly Agree
2 Agree
3 Disagree
4 Strongly Disagree
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 6.2 18.1 50.2 24.1 0.4 1.1 100.1 852
Gender Male 7.3 21.8 48.5 21.6 - 0.8 100.0 371
Female 5.4 15.2 51.6 26 0.6 1.2 100.0 481
Age Group 20-24 2.7 13.5 48.6 35.1 - - 99.9 37
25-29 - 12.8 53.8 33.3 - - 99.9 39
30-34 1.6 10.9 46.9 40.6 - - 100.0 64
35-39 9.7 19.4 50.0 21.0 - - 100.1 62
40-44 - 18.2 49.1 32.7 - - 100.0 55
45-49 1.4 8.2 54.8 34.2 1.4 - 100.0 73
50-54 1.4 14.9 55.4 27.0 1.4 - 100.1 74
55-59 5.4 18.9 43.2 32.4 - - 99.9 74
60-64 4.6 17.4 56.0 20.2 - 1.8 100.0 109
65-69 5.3 27.7 55.3 9.6 - 2.1 100.0 94
70- 17.0 22.8 43.9 12.9 0.6 2.9 100.1 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 5.9 5.9 52.9 35.3 - - 100.0 17
25-29 - 26.7 26.7 46.7 - - 100.1 15
30-34 - 15.4 53.8 30.8 - - 100.0 26
35-39 13.0 21.7 47.8 17.4 - - 99.9 23
40-44 - 25.0 41.7 33.3 - - 100.0 24
45-49 - 10.0 60.0 30.0 - - 100.0 30
50-54 - 20.7 65.5 13.8 - - 100.0 29
55-59 5.3 21.1 44.7 28.9 - - 100.0 38
60-64 7.8 27.5 47.1 17.6 - - 100.0 51
65-69 8.7 30.4 47.8 10.9 - 2.2 100.0 46
70- 18.1 22.2 44.4 12.5 - 2.8 100.0 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 - 20.0 45.0 35.0 - - 100.0 20
25-29 - 4.2 70.8 25.0 - - 100.0 24
30-34 2.6 7.9 42.1 47.4 - - 100.0 38
35-39 7.7 17.9 51.3 23.1 - - 100.0 39
40-44 - 12.9 54.8 32.3 - - 100.0 31
45-49 2.3 7.0 51.2 37.2 2.3 - 100.0 43
50-54 2.2 11.1 48.9 35.6 2.2 - 100.0 45
55-59 5.6 16.7 41.7 36.1 - - 100.1 36
60-64 1.7 8.6 63.8 22.4 - 3.4 99.9 58
65-69 2.1 25.0 62.5 8.3 - 2.1 100.0 48
70- 16.2 23.2 43.4 13.1 1.0 3.0 99.9 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 11.5 26.2 45.9 12.3 - 4.1 100.0 122
High school 6.5 19.4 51.9 21.4 0.3 0.5 100.0 387
Junior college / Vocational school 5.2 9.7 51.9 30.5 1.3 1.3 99.9 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 2.7 16.4 48.6 32.2 - - 99.9 183
Other - 50.0 50.0 - - - 100.0 2
DK / NA 25.0 25.0 25.0 25.0 - - 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 11.5 26.2 45.9 12.3 - 4.1 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 6.5 19.4 51.9 21.4 0.3 0.5 100.0 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 3.9 13.4 50.1 31.5 0.6 0.6 100.1 120
DK/NA/Other 16.7 33.3 33.3 16.7 - - 100.0 190
Q11 Whether you have a job in a certain workplace or not, what qualifications should a good leader have in your workplace? 
Please choose the three most important qualifications from among the following: (3 multi-answers)
1 Technical competence
2 Fair in treating subordinates
3 Being liked and respected by subordinates
4 Serious attitudes toward work
5 Have many friends/acquaintances
6 Sincere in attitude toward co-workers
7 Decisive and determined
8 Good judgment
9 Ability to bring great benefits to subordinates
10 Seniority
11 Come fromgood family background
88 Other
99 DK
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 88 99 N
Total 24.4 45.4 36.2 45.9 14.7 38.5 28.9 47.3 7.0 2.2 0.2 0.6 1.3 852
Gender Male 27.0 44.7 34.8 41.2 17.3 29.9 36.9 49.1 9.7 2.7 0.3 1.1 0.3 371
Female 22.5 45.9 37.2 49.5 12.7 45.1 22.7 45.9 5.0 1.9 0.2 0.2 2.1 481
Age Group 20-24 37.8 37.8 37.8 35.1 24.3 43.2 32.4 45.9 5.4 - - - - 37
25-29 25.6 30.8 53.8 28.2 15.4 56.4 20.5 51.3 7.7 - - - - 39
30-34 29.7 37.5 39.1 46.9 15.6 32.8 26.6 60.9 10.9 - - - - 64
35-39 12.9 33.9 40.3 41.9 11.3 41.9 35.5 67.7 6.5 - - - 1.6 62
40-44 23.6 38.2 27.3 56.4 10.9 43.6 32.7 58.2 7.3 - - - - 55
45-49 21.9 34.2 30.1 52.1 11.0 47.9 31.5 58.9 11.0 - - - - 73
50-54 24.3 51.4 29.7 58.1 9.5 29.7 27.0 56.8 5.4 - - - 1.4 74
55-59 25.7 51.4 37.8 43.2 12.2 35.1 37.8 37.8 9.5 - 1.4 1.4 - 74
60-64 25.7 48.6 33.0 46.8 16.5 38.5 37.6 41.3 5.5 1.8 - - 0.9 109
65-69 26.6 51.1 37.2 46.8 16.0 38.3 22.3 40.4 4.3 5.3 1.1 3.2 1.1 94
70- 22.2 54.4 38.0 42.1 17.5 33.9 21.1 33.3 6.4 7.0 - 0.6 4.1 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 29.4 41.2 35.3 35.3 17.6 29.4 64.7 41.2 5.9 - - - - 17
25-29 26.7 26.7 53.3 20.0 13.3 46.7 33.3 60.0 6.7 - - - - 15
30-34 26.9 34.6 38.5 38.5 23.1 23.1 34.6 61.5 19.2 - - - - 26
35-39 17.4 30.4 34.8 43.5 17.4 26.1 34.8 78.3 17.4 - - - - 23
40-44 16.7 37.5 37.5 29.2 25.0 45.8 41.7 58.3 8.3 - - - - 24
45-49 40.0 26.7 23.3 46.7 13.3 43.3 36.7 53.3 16.7 - - - - 30
50-54 27.6 51.7 37.9 51.7 13.8 17.2 37.9 55.2 3.4 - - - - 29
55-59 31.6 55.3 39.5 34.2 10.5 21.1 44.7 36.8 13.2 - 2.6 2.6 - 38
60-64 37.3 49.0 21.6 41.2 17.6 31.4 41.2 47.1 7.8 2.0 - - - 51
65-69 30.4 45.7 41.3 39.1 17.4 32.6 26.1 41.3 6.5 6.5 - 6.5 - 46
70- 15.3 55.6 34.7 50.0 19.4 26.4 30.6 40.3 6.9 8.3 - - 1.4 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 45.0 35.0 40.0 35.0 30.0 55.0 5.0 50.0 5.0 - - - 20
25-29 25.0 33.3 54.2 33.3 16.7 62.5 12.5 45.8 8.3 - - - 24
30-34 31.6 39.5 39.5 52.6 10.5 39.5 21.1 60.5 5.3 - - - 38
35-39 10.3 35.9 43.6 41.0 7.7 51.3 35.9 61.5 - - - - 39
40-44 29.0 38.7 19.4 77.4 - 41.9 25.8 58.1 6.5 - - - 31
45-49 9.3 39.5 34.9 55.8 9.3 51.2 27.9 62.8 7.0 - - - 43
50-54 22.2 51.1 24.4 62.2 6.7 37.8 20.0 57.8 6.7 - - - 45
55-59 19.4 47.2 36.1 52.8 13.9 50.0 30.6 38.9 5.6 - - - 36
60-64 15.5 48.3 43.1 51.7 15.5 44.8 34.5 36.2 3.4 1.7 - - 58
65-69 22.9 56.3 33.3 54.2 14.6 43.8 18.8 39.6 2.1 4.2 2.1 - 48
70- 27.3 53.5 40.4 36.4 16.2 39.4 14.1 28.3 6.1 6.1 - 1.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 32.0 55.7 41.0 38.5 20.5 27.9 18.9 28.7 7.4 5.7 0.8 1.6 4.9 122
High school 21.2 49.9 33.9 49.6 14.7 40.3 26.4 44.4 6.5 2.8 0.3 0.5 1.3 387
Junior college / Vocational school 24.7 35.1 39.6 53.2 13.6 43.5 26.6 55.2 4.5 0.6 - - - 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 26.2 38.3 33.9 37.2 10.9 37.7 42.6 59.0 10.4 - - 0.5 - 183
Other - - 100.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 - 50.0 - - - - - 2
DK / NA 25.0 50.0 50.0 25.0 25.0 25.0 50.0 50.0 - - - - - 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 32.0 55.7 41.0 38.5 20.5 27.9 18.9 28.7 7.4 5.7 0.8 1.6 4.9 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 21.2 49.9 33.9 49.6 14.7 40.3 26.4 44.4 6.5 2.8 0.3 0.5 1.3 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 25.5 36.8 36.5 44.5 12.2 40.4 35.3 57.3 7.7 0.3 - 0.3 - 120
DK/NA/Other 16.7 33.3 66.7 33.3 33.3 33.3 33.3 50.0 - - - - - 190
Q12 For your age, how satisfied are you with your health? Would you say…(READ OUT)
1 Very satisfied
2 Fairly satisfied
3 Fairly dissatisfied, or
4 Very dissatisfied
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 17.0 58.8 18.5 5.5 - 0.1 99.9 852
Gender Male 15.6 58.2 21.6 4.3 - 0.3 100.0 371
Female 18.1 59.3 16.2 6.4 - - 100.0 481
Age Group 20-24 35.1 54.1 8.1 2.7 - - 100.0 37
25-29 28.2 56.4 12.8 2.6 - - 100.0 39
30-34 25.0 64.1 10.9 - - - 100.0 64
35-39 12.9 67.7 17.7 1.6 - - 99.9 62
40-44 21.8 52.7 18.2 5.5 - 1.8 100.0 55
45-49 16.4 60.3 20.5 2.7 - - 99.9 73
50-54 9.5 60.8 21.6 8.1 - - 100.0 74
55-59 6.8 62.2 24.3 6.8 - - 100.1 74
60-64 14.7 59.6 23.9 1.8 - - 100.0 109
65-69 9.6 58.5 18.1 13.8 - - 100.0 94
70- 21.1 53.8 17.5 7.6 - - 100.0 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 35.3 47.1 11.8 5.9 - - 100.1 17
25-29 13.3 53.3 26.7 6.7 - - 100.0 15
30-34 34.6 50.0 15.4 - - - 100.0 26
35-39 17.4 73.9 8.7 - - - 100.0 23
40-44 20.8 29.2 37.5 8.3 - 4.2 100.0 24
45-49 20.0 53.3 26.7 - - - 100.0 30
50-54 6.9 69.0 17.2 6.9 - - 100.0 29
55-59 2.6 63.2 26.3 7.9 - - 100.0 38
60-64 15.7 60.8 23.5 - - - 100.0 51
65-69 10.9 60.9 23.9 4.3 - - 100.0 46
70- 13.9 61.1 18.1 6.9 - - 100.0 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 35.0 60.0 5.0 - - - 100.0 20
25-29 37.5 58.3 4.2 - - - 100.0 24
30-34 18.4 73.7 7.9 - - - 100.0 38
35-39 10.3 64.1 23.1 2.6 - - 100.1 39
40-44 22.6 71.0 3.2 3.2 - - 100.0 31
45-49 14.0 65.1 16.3 4.7 - - 100.1 43
50-54 11.1 55.6 24.4 8.9 - - 100.0 45
55-59 11.1 61.1 22.2 5.6 - - 100.0 36
60-64 13.8 58.6 24.1 3.4 - - 99.9 58
65-69 8.3 56.3 12.5 22.9 - - 100.0 48
70- 26.3 48.5 17.2 8.1 - - 100.1 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 10.7 53.3 26.2 9.8 - - 100.0 122
High school 17.6 58.4 17.6 6.2 - 0.3 100.1 387
Junior college / Vocational school 18.2 61.7 18.2 1.9 - - 100.0 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 18.6 61.7 16.4 3.3 - - 100.0 183
Other - 50.0 - 50.0 - - 100.0 2
DK / NA 50.0 25.0 - 25.0 - - 100.0 4
-
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 10.7 53.3 26.2 9.8 - - 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 17.6 58.4 17.6 6.2 - 0.3 100.1 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 18.4 61.7 17.2 2.7 - - 100.0 120
DK/NA/Other 33.3 33.3 - 33.3 - - 99.9 190
Q13 Using the classifications on this card, how would you classify your current standard of living?
1 Upper
2 Upper middle
3 Middle
4 Lower middle
5 Lower
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 5 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 0.1 10.9 57.4 24.9 5.9 - 0.8 100.0 852
Gender Male 0.3 12.7 49.9 29.6 6.7 - 0.8 100.0 371
Female - 9.6 63.2 21.2 5.2 - 0.8 100.0 481
Age Group 20-24 - 16.2 43.2 29.7 5.4 - 5.4 99.9 37
25-29 - 15.4 59 23.1 2.6 - - 100.1 39
30-34 - 14.1 57.8 28.1 - - - 100.0 64
35-39 - 14.5 71 11.3 3.2 - - 100.0 62
40-44 - 12.7 58.2 21.8 5.5 - 1.8 100.0 55
45-49 - 13.7 46.6 35.6 2.7 - 1.4 100.0 73
50-54 - 8.1 64.9 20.3 6.8 - - 100.1 74
55-59 - 9.5 55.4 31.1 4.1 - - 100.1 74
60-64 0.9 6.4 54.1 30.3 7.3 - 0.9 99.9 109
65-69 - 7.4 55.3 25.5 11.7 - - 99.9 94
70- - 11.1 60.2 19.9 7.6 - 1.2 100.0 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 - 23.5 41.2 23.5 5.9 - 5.9 100.0 17
25-29 - 20.0 46.7 33.3 - - - 100.0 15
30-34 - 15.4 53.8 30.8 - - - 100.0 26
35-39 - 17.4 69.6 13.0 - - - 100.0 23
40-44 - 16.7 45.8 29.2 8.3 - - 100.0 24
45-49 - 6.7 40.0 46.7 3.3 - 3.3 100.0 30
50-54 - 17.2 48.3 27.6 6.9 - - 100.0 29
55-59 - 13.2 47.4 36.8 2.6 - - 100.0 38
60-64 2.0 5.9 45.1 35.3 11.8 - - 100.1 51
65-69 - 8.7 54.3 26.1 10.9 - - 100.0 46
70- - 12.5 52.8 23.6 9.7 - 1.4 100.0 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 - 10.0 45.0 35.0 5.0 - 5.0 100.0 20
25-29 - 12.5 66.7 16.7 4.2 - - 100.1 24
30-34 - 13.2 60.5 26.3 - - - 100.0 38
35-39 - 12.8 71.8 10.3 5.1 - - 100.0 39
40-44 - 9.7 67.7 16.1 3.2 - 3.2 99.9 31
45-49 - 18.6 51.2 27.9 2.3 - - 100.0 43
50-54 - 2.2 75.6 15.6 6.7 - - 100.1 45
55-59 - 5.6 63.9 25.0 5.6 - - 100.1 36
60-64 - 6.9 62.1 25.9 3.4 - 1.7 100.0 58
65-69 - 6.3 56.3 25.0 12.5 - - 100.1 48
70- - 10.1 65.7 17.2 6.1 - 1.0 100.1 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school - 3.3 44.3 34.4 17.2 - 0.8 100.0 122
High school - 7.5 56.6 29.5 5.7 - 0.8 100.1 387
Junior college / Vocational school - 9.7 69.5 16.9 2.6 - 1.3 100.0 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 0.5 24.0 59.0 15.3 0.5 - 0.5 99.8 183
Other - - 50.0 - 50.0 - - 100.0 2
DK / NA - 25.0 - 50.0 25.0 - - 100.0 4
-
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen - 3.3 44.3 34.4 17.2 - 0.8 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen - 7.5 56.6 29.5 5.7 - 0.8 100.1 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 0.3 17.5 63.8 16.0 1.5 - 0.9 100.0 120
DK/NA/Other - 16.7 16.7 33.3 33.3 - - 100.0 190
Q14 If you had to choose one, which would you prefer, more money or more free time?
1 More money
2 More free time
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 55.8 39.6 2.0 2.7 100.1 852
Gender Male 52.6 42.9 2.2 2.4 100.1 371
Female 58.2 37.0 1.9 2.9 100.0 481
Age Group 20-24 56.8 43.2 - - 100.0 37
25-29 56.4 43.6 - - 100.0 39
30-34 65.6 32.8 1.6 - 100.0 64
35-39 51.6 46.8 1.6 - 100.0 62
40-44 58.2 38.2 3.6 - 100.0 55
45-49 58.9 37.0 1.4 2.7 100.0 73
50-54 63.5 33.8 2.7 - 100.0 74
55-59 55.4 37.8 2.7 4.1 100.0 74
60-64 54.1 42.2 0.9 2.8 100.0 109
65-69 53.2 39.4 2.1 5.3 100.0 94
70- 50.3 40.9 2.9 5.8 99.9 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 52.9 47.1 - - 100.0 17
25-29 46.7 53.3 - - 100.0 15
30-34 57.7 42.3 - - 100.0 26
35-39 52.2 47.8 - - 100.0 23
40-44 45.8 50.0 4.2 - 100.0 24
45-49 63.3 30.0 - 6.7 100.0 30
50-54 58.6 37.9 3.4 - 99.9 29
55-59 50.0 44.7 5.3 - 100.0 38
60-64 58.8 41.2 - - 100.0 51
65-69 45.7 43.5 2.2 8.7 100.1 46
70- 48.6 43.1 4.2 4.2 100.1 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 60.0 40.0 - - 100.0 20
25-29 62.5 37.5 - - 100.0 24
30-34 71.1 26.3 2.6 - 100.0 38
35-39 51.3 46.2 2.6 - 100.1 39
40-44 67.7 29.0 3.2 - 99.9 31
45-49 55.8 41.9 2.3 - 100.0 43
50-54 66.7 31.1 2.2 - 100.0 45
55-59 61.1 30.6 - 8.3 100.0 36
60-64 50.0 43.1 1.7 5.2 100.0 58
65-69 60.4 35.4 2.1 2.1 100.0 48
70- 51.5 39.4 2.0 7.1 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 59.0 36.9 0.8 3.3 100.0 122
High school 61.8 33.3 2.1 2.8 100.0 387
Junior college / Vocational school 54.5 42.2 1.9 1.3 99.9 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 42.1 51.9 2.7 3.3 100.0 183
Other 100.0 - - - 100.0 2
DK / NA 25.0 75.0 - - 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 59.0 36.9 0.8 3.3 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 61.8 33.3 2.1 2.8 100.0 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 47.8 47.5 2.4 2.4 100.1 120
DK/NA/Other 50.0 50.0 - - 100.0 190
Q15 If you were to get enough money to live as comfortably as you would like for the rest of your life, 
would you continue to work or would you stop working?
1 Continue to work
2 Stop working
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 62.8 31.1 1.3 4.8 100.0 852
Gender Male 66.0 28.3 0.8 4.9 100.0 371
Female 60.3 33.3 1.7 4.8 100.1 481
Age Group 20-24 70.3 29.7 - - 100.0 37
25-29 82.1 15.4 - 2.6 100.1 39
30-34 73.4 23.4 - 3.1 99.9 64
35-39 59.7 33.9 1.6 4.8 100.0 62
40-44 85.5 12.7 - 1.8 100.0 55
45-49 68.5 27.4 2.7 1.4 100.0 73
50-54 59.5 29.7 1.4 9.5 100.1 74
55-59 54.1 41.9 1.4 2.7 100.1 74
60-64 57.8 33.0 1.8 7.3 99.9 109
65-69 57.4 35.1 1.1 6.4 100.0 94
70- 55.6 36.8 1.8 5.8 100.0 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 82.4 17.6 - - 100.0 17
25-29 86.7 13.3 - - 100.0 15
30-34 69.2 26.9 - 3.8 99.9 26
35-39 65.2 26.1 - 8.7 100.0 23
40-44 75.0 25.0 - - 100.0 24
45-49 76.7 20.0 - 3.3 100.0 30
50-54 72.4 20.7 - 6.9 100.0 29
55-59 44.7 50.0 2.6 2.6 99.9 38
60-64 58.8 31.4 2.0 7.8 100.0 51
65-69 60.9 32.6 - 6.5 100.0 46
70- 66.7 26.4 1.4 5.6 100.1 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 60.0 40.0 - - 100.0 20
25-29 79.2 16.7 - 4.2 100.1 24
30-34 76.3 21.1 - 2.6 100.0 38
35-39 56.4 38.5 2.6 2.6 100.1 39
40-44 93.5 3.2 - 3.2 99.9 31
45-49 62.8 32.6 4.7 - 100.1 43
50-54 51.1 35.6 2.2 11.1 100.0 45
55-59 63.9 33.3 - 2.8 100.0 36
60-64 56.9 34.5 1.7 6.9 100.0 58
65-69 54.2 37.5 2.1 6.3 100.1 48
70- 47.5 44.4 2.0 6.1 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 68.0 25.4 0.8 5.7 99.9 122
High school 58.1 37.0 0.3 4.7 100.1 387
Junior college / Vocational school 64.9 25.3 2.6 7.1 99.9 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 67.2 27.3 2.7 2.7 99.9 183
Other - 100.0 - - 100.0 2
DK / NA 100.0 - - - 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 68.0 25.4 0.8 5.7 99.9 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 58.1 37.0 0.3 4.7 100.1 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 66.2 26.4 2.7 4.7 100.0 120
DK/NA/Other 66.7 33.3 - - 100.0 190
Q16 Here are some of the things people usually take into account in relation to their work. Which one would you personally place first?
1 A good income so that you do not have any worries about money
2 A safe job with no risk of closing down or unemployment
3 Working with people you like
4 Doing an important job which gives you a feeling of accomplishment
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 16.0 19.4 24.4 38.6 0.4 1.3 100.1 852
Gender Male 17.5 17.0 20.8 43.4 0.5 0.8 100.0 371
Female 14.8 21.2 27.2 34.9 0.2 1.7 100.0 481
Age Group 20-24 8.1 24.3 35.1 32.4 - - 99.9 37
25-29 17.9 33.3 23.1 25.6 - - 99.9 39
30-34 26.6 17.2 21.9 32.8 - 1.6 100.1 64
35-39 17.7 12.9 32.3 37.1 - - 100.0 62
40-44 10.9 23.6 16.4 49.1 - - 100.0 55
45-49 17.8 19.2 19.2 43.8 - - 100.0 73
50-54 21.6 16.2 23.0 39.2 - - 100.0 74
55-59 16.2 18.9 20.3 43.2 1.4 - 100.0 74
60-64 11.0 17.4 19.3 49.5 - 2.8 100.0 109
65-69 14.9 20.2 26.6 35.1 1.1 2.1 100.0 94
70- 14.6 19.3 29.8 32.7 0.6 2.9 99.9 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 11.8 23.5 35.3 29.4 - - 100.0 17
25-29 20.0 20.0 33.3 26.7 - - 100.0 15
30-34 19.2 15.4 19.2 46.2 - - 100.0 26
35-39 17.4 4.3 30.4 47.8 - - 99.9 23
40-44 12.5 33.3 8.3 45.8 - - 99.9 24
45-49 33.3 20.0 6.7 40.0 - - 100.0 30
50-54 24.1 13.8 17.2 44.8 - - 99.9 29
55-59 15.8 15.8 15.8 50.0 2.6 - 100.0 38
60-64 11.8 13.7 21.6 51.0 - 2.0 100.1 51
65-69 17.4 17.4 21.7 39.1 2.2 2.2 100.0 46
70- 15.3 16.7 25.0 41.7 - 1.4 100.1 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 5.0 25.0 35.0 35.0 - - 100.0 20
25-29 16.7 41.7 16.7 25.0 - - 100.1 24
30-34 31.6 18.4 23.7 23.7 - 2.6 100.0 38
35-39 17.9 17.9 33.3 30.8 - - 99.9 39
40-44 9.7 16.1 22.6 51.6 - - 100.0 31
45-49 7.0 18.6 27.9 46.5 - - 100.0 43
50-54 20.0 17.8 26.7 35.6 - - 100.1 45
55-59 16.7 22.2 25.0 36.1 - - 100.0 36
60-64 10.3 20.7 17.2 48.3 - 3.4 99.9 58
65-69 12.5 22.9 31.3 31.3 - 2.1 100.1 48
70- 14.1 21.2 33.3 26.3 1.0 4.0 99.9 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 19.7 23.0 32.8 23.0 0.8 0.8 100.1 122
High school 14.7 21.4 27.1 34.6 0.3 1.8 99.9 387
Junior college / Vocational school 16.2 19.5 19.5 42.9 0.6 1.3 100.0 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 15.3 12.6 17.5 54.1 - 0.5 100.0 183
Other 50.0 - - 50.0 - - 100.0 2
DK / NA 25.0 25.0 25.0 25.0 - - 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 19.7 23.0 32.8 23.0 0.8 0.8 100.1 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 14.7 21.4 27.1 34.6 0.3 1.8 99.9 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 15.7 15.7 18.4 49.0 0.3 0.9 100.0 120
DK/NA/Other 33.3 16.7 16.7 33.3 - - 100.0 190
Q17 People feel uneasy about themselves or their family members from time to time. To what extent do you worry, either for
yourself or for your family, about each of the following? Would you say very much, somewhat, slightly, or not at all?
a. Serious illness
1 Very much
2 Somewhat
3 Slightly
4 Not at all
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 21.2 24.4 43.7 10.3 0.1 0.2 99.9 852
Gender Male 19.4 23.5 46.6 10.2 - 0.3 100.0 371
Female 22.7 25.2 41.4 10.4 0.2 0.2 100.1 481
Age Group 20-24 16.2 24.3 37.8 21.6 - - 99.9 37
25-29 33.3 20.5 30.8 15.4 - - 100.0 39
30-34 10.9 26.6 53.1 9.4 - - 100.0 64
35-39 17.7 16.1 56.5 9.7 - - 100.0 62
40-44 16.4 23.6 49.1 10.9 - - 100.0 55
45-49 16.4 23.3 49.3 11 - - 100.0 73
50-54 18.9 35.1 41.9 4.1 - - 100.0 74
55-59 16.2 25.7 54.1 4.1 - - 100.1 74
60-64 21.1 20.2 48.6 9.2 - 0.9 100.0 109
65-69 23.4 30.9 39.4 6.4 - - 100.1 94
70- 30.4 22.2 31 15.2 0.6 0.6 100.0 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 17.6 23.5 35.3 23.5 - - 99.9 17
25-29 26.7 26.7 26.7 20.0 - - 100.1 15
30-34 11.5 26.9 46.2 15.4 - - 100.0 26
35-39 8.7 8.7 78.3 4.3 - - 100.0 23
40-44 12.5 25.0 54.2 8.3 - - 100.0 24
45-49 20.0 23.3 43.3 13.3 - - 99.9 30
50-54 10.3 37.9 51.7 - - - 99.9 29
55-59 18.4 21.1 55.3 5.3 - - 100.1 38
60-64 15.7 19.6 51.0 13.7 - - 100.0 51
65-69 21.7 30.4 41.3 6.5 - - 99.9 46
70- 31.9 19.4 36.1 11.1 - 1.4 99.9 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 15.0 25.0 40.0 20.0 - - 100.0 20
25-29 37.5 16.7 33.3 12.5 - - 100.0 24
30-34 10.5 26.3 57.9 5.3 - - 100.0 38
35-39 23.1 20.5 43.6 12.8 - - 100.0 39
40-44 19.4 22.6 45.2 12.9 - - 100.1 31
45-49 14.0 23.3 53.5 9.3 - - 100.1 43
50-54 24.4 33.3 35.6 6.7 - - 100.0 45
55-59 13.9 30.6 52.8 2.8 - - 100.1 36
60-64 25.9 20.7 46.6 5.2 - 1.7 100.1 58
65-69 25.0 31.3 37.5 6.3 - - 100.1 48
70- 29.3 24.2 27.3 18.2 1.0 - 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 27.9 29.5 31.1 9.8 0.8 0.8 99.9 122
High school 20.7 25.3 43.7 10.3 - - 100.0 387
Junior college / Vocational school 19.5 23.4 45.5 11.0 - 0.6 100.0 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 18.6 20.8 50.8 9.8 - - 100.0 183
Other 100.0 - - - - - 100.0 2
DK / NA 25.0 - 50.0 25.0 - - 100.0 4
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 27.9 29.5 31.1 9.8 0.8 0.8 99.9 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 20.7 25.3 43.7 10.3 - - 100.0 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 19.0 22.0 48.4 10.4 - 0.3 100.1 120
DK/NA/Other 50.0 - 33.3 16.7 - - 100.0 190
Q17 People feel uneasy about themselves or their family members from time to time. To what extent do you worry, either for
yourself or for your family, about each of the following? Would you say very much, somewhat, slightly, or not at all?
b. Car accident
1 Very much
2 Somewhat
3 Slightly
4 Not at all
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 21.6 25.5 44.2 8.5 - 0.2 100.0 852
Gender Male 19.4 27.5 44.5 8.6 - - 100.0 371
Female 23.3 23.9 44.1 8.3 - 0.4 100.0 481
Age Group 20-24 24.3 18.9 40.5 16.2 - - 99.9 37
25-29 25.6 30.8 35.9 7.7 - - 100.0 39
30-34 20.3 23.4 50 6.3 - - 100.0 64
35-39 21 12.9 54.8 11.3 - - 100.0 62
40-44 10.9 30.9 49.1 9.1 - - 100.0 55
45-49 16.4 26 50.7 6.8 - - 99.9 73
50-54 16.2 32.4 48.6 2.7 - - 99.9 74
55-59 12.2 35.1 48.6 4.1 - - 100.0 74
60-64 25.7 19.3 46.8 7.3 - 0.9 100.0 109
65-69 24.5 22.3 46.8 6.4 - - 100.0 94
70- 28.7 27.5 29.8 13.5 - 0.6 100.1 171
Male by Age Group 20-24 23.5 23.5 35.3 17.6 - - 99.9 17
25-29 26.7 26.7 40.0 6.7 - - 100.1 15
30-34 11.5 30.8 50.0 7.7 - - 100.0 26
35-39 8.7 13.0 65.2 13.0 - - 99.9 23
40-44 8.3 37.5 45.8 8.3 - - 99.9 24
45-49 16.7 30.0 43.3 10.0 - - 100.0 30
50-54 17.2 37.9 44.8 - - - 99.9 29
55-59 7.9 34.2 55.3 2.6 - - 100.0 38
60-64 19.6 17.6 51.0 11.8 - - 100.0 51
65-69 21.7 19.6 50.0 8.7 - - 100.0 46
70- 33.3 31.9 25.0 9.7 - - 99.9 72
Female by Age Group 20-24 25.0 15.0 45.0 15.0 - - 100.0 20
25-29 25.0 33.3 33.3 8.3 - - 99.9 24
30-34 26.3 18.4 50.0 5.3 - - 100.0 38
35-39 28.2 12.8 48.7 10.3 - - 100.0 39
40-44 12.9 25.8 51.6 9.7 - - 100.0 31
45-49 16.3 23.3 55.8 4.7 - - 100.1 43
50-54 15.6 28.9 51.1 4.4 - - 100.0 45
55-59 16.7 36.1 41.7 5.6 - - 100.1 36
60-64 31.0 20.7 43.1 3.4 - 1.7 99.9 58
65-69 27.1 25.0 43.8 4.2 - - 100.1 48
70- 25.3 24.2 33.3 16.2 - 1.0 100.0 99
Education Elementary school / Junior high school 25.4 27.9 36.9 9.8 - - 100.0 122
High school 23.8 26.1 41.6 8.3 - 0.3 100.1 387
Junior college / Vocational school 20.1 23.4 45.5 10.4 - 0.6 100.0 154
Undergraduate diploma / Higher degree or post graduate diploma 15.3 24.0 54.1 6.6 - - 100.0 183
Other 50.0 50.0 - - - - 100.0 2
DK / NA 25.0 25.0 50.0 - - - 100.0 4
-
Income Under ‎2,000,000 yen 25.4 27.9 36.9 9.8 - - 100.0 87
2,000,000 - 4,000,000 yen 23.8 26.1 41.6 8.3 - 0.3 100.1 455
4,000,000 - 12,000,000 yen 17.5 23.7 50.1 8.3 - 0.3 99.9 120
DK/NA/Other 33.3 33.3 33.3 - - - 99.9 190
Q17 People feel uneasy about themselves or their family members from time to time. To what extent do you worry, either for
yourself or for your family, about each of the following? Would you say very much, somewhat, slightly, or not at all?
c. Unemployment
1 Very much
2 Somewhat
3 Slightly
4 Not at all
8 Other
9 DK
1 2 3 4 8 9 Total(%) N
Total 14.7 18.9 36.6 27.9 0.1 1.8 100.0 852
Gender Male 12.4 18.1 37.5 29.6 - 2.4 100.0 371
Female 16.4 19.5 36.0 26.6 0.2 1.2 99.9 481