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The JAPANESE YOUTH
In Comparison with the Youth of the World
A Summary Report of
the Seventh World Youth Survey,2003
January 2004
 
Director General for Policy Planning and Coordination
CABINET OFFICE
 

Contents

  Part 1 Introduction
   1 Objectives of this study
   2 Items of the study
   3 Countries surveyed
   4 Respondents
   5 Survey period
   6 Survey method
   7 Population rate and sample recovery rate
   8 Survey implementation organizations
   9 Planning and analysis commissioners
   10 Notes in reading this report
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  Part 2 Outline of Survey Results
   I Family
    1 Form of family
     (1) Are your parents alive? (Q2)
     (2) Married or unmarried (Q3)
     (3) Who do you live with? (Q4)
    2 Parent-child relationship
     (1) Leadership in family problem-solving (Q5)
     (2) Image of father (Q6)
     (3) Image of mother (Q7)
     (4) Parent-child relationship (Q8)
     (5) Support of aged parents (Q9)
    3 Satisfaction with family life
     (1) Satisfaction with family life (Q10)
     (2) Reasons for satisfaction with family life (Q11)
   II School
    1 Significance/satisfaction with school life
     (1) Significance of going to school (Q14)
     (2) Satisfaction with student life (Q17)
    2 Evaluation of school background
     (1) Factors of success (Q15)
     (2) Factors for which college graduates are evaluated (Q16)
   III Job
    1 Job
     (1) Work situation (Q18)
     (2) Job category (Q19)
     (3) How did you find your current job? (Q20)
    2 Sense of belonging to the workplace/satisfaction
     (1)Job change(Q21)
     (2) Satisfaction with life at work (Q22)
     (3) View on changing careers (Q24)
    3 View on work
     (1) Important factors when seeking employment (Q23)
     (2) Promotion and salary increase (Q25)
   IV Friends
    1 Friends
     (1) Close friends (Q26)
     (2) How did you become friends? (Q27)
     (3) Satisfaction with friends (Q28)
   V Community/Free Time
    1 Community
     (1) Attachment to the community (Q29)
     (2) Reason for attachment (Q30)
     (3) Will you stay in the community? (Q31)
    2 Free time
     (1) Way of spending your days off (Q32)
    3 Volunteer activities
     (1) Volunteer activities (Q33)
     (2) Interest in volunteer activities (Q34)
     (3) Reason for interest in volunteer activities (Q35)
   VI Nation and Society
    1 View on your nation
     (1) Something to be proud of about your country (Q36)
     (2) Pride in and service to your country (Q37)
     (3) Interest in politics (Q38)
     (4) Image of countrymen (Q41a)
    2 View on society
     (1) Satisfaction with society (Q39)
     (2) Problems in society (Q40)
    3 View on Japan
     (1) Image of Japanese people (Q41b)
     (2) Image of Japan (Q42)
   VII Outlook on Life
    1 Ideas about life
     (1) Pride in oneself (personality) (Q45)
     (2) Importance of being oneself (Q46)
     (3) Being unsure of oneself (Q47)
     (4) View on religion (Q48)
     (5) Personal fulfillment (Q49)
     (6) Happiness (Q55)
    2 Troubles and worries
     (1) Troubles and worries (Q50)
     (2) Who do you talk to for advice? (Q51)
    3 Male-female relationships
     (1) Gender roles (Q52)
     (2) Marriage (Q53)
     (3) Divorce (Q54)
   VIII Other
    1 Awareness of Environmental Protection
     (1) Environmental protection (Q43)
    2 Information equipment
     (1) Influence of the use of cellular phones (Q44)
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  Part 3 Reference Data
   1 Questionnaire and Results of Simple Computation
      (1)   Q1-Q3 < CSV Data>
      (2)   Q4-Q5 < CSV Data>
      (3)   Q6-Q8 < CSV Data>
      (4)  Q9-Q11 < CSV Data>
      (5) Q12-Q14 < CSV Data>
      (6) Q14-Q16 < CSV Data>
      (7) Q17-Q18 < CSV Data>
      (8) Q19-Q22 < CSV Data>
      (9) Q23-Q25 < CSV Data>
     (10) Q26-Q28 < CSV Data>
     (11) Q29-Q31 < CSV Data>
     (12) Q32-Q34 < CSV Data>
     (13) Q35-Q36 < CSV Data>
     (14) Q37-Q40 < CSV Data>
     (15) Q41a-Q42 < CSV Data>
     (16) Q43-Q45 < CSV Data>
     (17) Q46-Q49 < CSV Data>
     (18) Q50-Q52 < CSV Data>
     (19) Q53-Q55 < CSV Data>
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   2 List of Changes in Questionnaire
     (1) Q1-Q5
     (2) Q6-Q9
     (3) Q10-Q15
     (4) Q16-Q20
     (5) Q21-Q26
     (6) Q27-Q30
     (7) Q31-Q36
     (8) Q37-Q41b
     (9) Q42-Q45
     (10) Q46-Q51
     (11) Q52-Q55
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