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The JAPANESE YOUTH
In Comparison with the Youth of the World
A Summary Report of
the Eighth World Youth Survey
March 2009
 
Director-General for Policies on Cohesive Society
CABINET OFFICE
 


Contents

Part 1: Study Outline
  1. Objectives of this study
  2. Items of the study
  3. Countries surveyed
  4. Respondents
  5. Survey period
  6. Survey method
  7. Population and sample recovery rate
  8. Survey implementation organizations
  9. Notes in reading this report

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Part 2: Outline of the Survey Results

  I. Family
  1. Form of family
    (1) Married or unmarried
    (2) Persons lived with
  2. Parent-child relationships
    (1) Attitudes regarding parent-child relationships
    (2) Support of aged parents
    (3) My own post-retirement life
  3. Satisfaction with family life
    (1) Satisfaction with family life
    (2) Reasons for satisfaction with family life
  4. Daily dietary considerations
    (1) Daily dietary considerations

  II. School
  1. Having a good education
    (1) Current enrollment in school
    (2) School type
  2. Going to school: significance and evaluations
    (1) Significance of going to school
    (2) Factors of success
    (3) Satisfaction with student life

  III. Job
  1. Job
    (1) Work situation
    (2) Job category
    (3) How did you find your current job?
  2. Experiential work activities (career education)
    (1) Effectiveness of career education
    (2) Willingness to receive career education
    (3) Willingness to work full-time
  3. Sense of belonging to the work place/satisfaction
    (1) Job change
    (2) Satisfaction with life at work
    (3) View on changing careers
  4. View on work
    (1) Important factors when seeking employment
    (2) Promotion and salary increase

  IV. Community and Volunteering
  1. Community
    (1) Attachment to the community
    (2) Reasons for attachment
    (3) Will you stay in the community?
  2. Free time
    (1) Way of spending your day off
  3. Volunteer activities
    (1) Previous volunteering experiences
    (2) Interest in volunteering
    (3) Reasons for interest in volunteer activities

  V. Nation and Society
  1. View on Your Nation
    (1) Something to be proud of about your country
    (2) Pride in and service to your country
    (3) Interest in politics
  2. View on society
    (1) Satisfaction with society
    (2) Problems in society
  3. International outlook
    (1) International outlook of your country's people
    (2) Policies needed to instill an international outlook
  4. View on Japan
    (1) Image of Japanese people
    (2) Image of Japan

  VI. Information and Communication
  1. Cellular phone ownership
    (1) Cellular phone ownership
  2. Internet use
    (1) Internet use by cellular phone
    (2) Internet use by PC
    (3) Changes due to Internet use
    (4) Trouble experienced in Internet use
    (5) Regulations on harmful information on the Internet

  VII. Outlook on Life
  1. Lifestyle
    (1) Personal fulfillment
  2. Troubles and worries
    (1) Troubles and worries
    (2) Who do you talk to for advice?
  3. Social mores
    (1) Social mores
  4. View on religion
    (1) View on religion
  5. Male-female relationships
    (1) Gender roles
    (2) View on marriage
    (3) Reasons for it being better to marry
    (4) Reasons for it being better to not marry
    (5) Number of children desired
    (6) View on Divorce

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Part 3: Reference Data
  1. Questionnaire and Results of Simple Computation
    (F01-F03  |  F04  |  Q01-Q03  |  Q04-Q05  |  Q06-Q07  |  Q08  |  Q09-Q10  |  Q11)
    (Q12  |  Q13-Q14  |  Q15-Q16  |  Q17-Q19  |  Q20-Q22  |  Q23-Q25  |  Q26)
    (Q27-Q29  |  Q30-Q31  |  Q32-Q34  |  Q35-Q36  |  Q37-Q39  |  Q40-Q41)
    (Q42-Q43  |  Q44-Q46  |  Q47-Q48  |  Q49-Q50  |  Q51-Q53  |  Q54-Q56)
  2. List of Changes in Questionnaire

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