August 14, 2010

Single households in Japan account for nearly 40% of all households according to report

"According to a report by the National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, the number of single-person households is expected to rise from 14.46 million in 2005 to 18.24 million in 2030, or nearly 40 percent of all households."



Source:Cleanup after unnoticed death now a growing industry
By MIZUHO AOKI
Japan Times
Wednesday July 21st, 2010
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20100721f3.html




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