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February 02, 2020

Foreign tourists in Japan spend the most in Shinjuku according to survey

Photo: Japanese crossing road in Shinjuku, Japan.

"Twenty-three percent of tourists said they spent the most money in Shinjuku, according to a survey by Life Pepper, a digital marketing firm in Tokyo. The Akihabara area, known for its electronics stores, came in next at 14%, while the upscale Ginza shopping district took third place with 13%."

Shinjuku takes crown as Tokyo's top spending spot for tourists
District's storied nightlife major draw for overseas visitors
JANUARY 24, 2020

December 11, 2013

Japanese overseas manufacturing units tripled sales between 2002 and 2012 according to trade ministry data

"Japan’s overseas units almost tripled sales from 2002 to 2012 and nearly doubled employees to around 15 million, trade ministry data show."

SourceYen’s slump fails to stem corporate exodus overseas
June 15th 2013
Japan Times

November 12, 2013

Poll suggests that 58 percent of Japanese public oppose the export of Japan's nuclear technologies

"(Japanese public) oppose the government’s move to promote the export of Japan’s nuclear technologies and expertise, a new opinion poll has revealed. Some 58.3 percent of respondents disapproved of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s nuclear export policy, against 24.0 percent who declared themselves in favor, according to the survey conducted by Jiji Press."

Source: Almost 60% of public opposes Japan’s export of nuclear tech: survey
June 16th 2013
Japan Times

November 04, 2013

Forecasts estimate that Japanese manufacturers made 33 percent of their products abroad in 2012 up 14 percent from 1989 according to survey by JBIC

"Japanese manufacturers were forecast to have made a record 33 percent of their products abroad in the fiscal year through March, up from 14 percent in fiscal 1989, according to a December survey by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation. In the next three years, the lender predicts the proportion will reach 38 percent. "

SourceYen’s slump fails to stem corporate

                           exodus  overseas
June 15th 2013
Japan Times

August 07, 2013

Survey finds that Japanese consumers are saving money to buy big ticket items before April 2014 tax hike

"(Japanese) Consumers are cutting spending on daily necessities to save money for last-minute purchases of big-ticket items before a planned consumption tax hike in April 2014 "

Source: Consumers Cutting Daily Spending To Buy Big Items Before Tax Hike 
 Acessed Tuesday August 6th 2013 

July 22, 2013

Food products that wont lose tariffs in TPP negotiations in Japan - rice, dairy products, beef

"During a speech Friday in Morioka, LDP Secretary General Shigeru Ishiba said, “We’ll never let rice, dairy products and beef flood into Japan [from overseas] by removing tariffs on those items in the TPP agreement.”"

LDP, DPJ avoiding debate on focal issues
July 21st 2013
Daily Yomiuri

July 20, 2013

Video & News: Survey reveals 94 percent of young Japanese women feel uncomfortable in a bikini


Miss Bikini International Japan 2012
Source: Bash Tokyo,
You Tube Channel

"In a recent Internet survey, a whopping 94% of Japanese women in their 20s and 30s said they don’t have enough confidence in their figure to feel comfortable wearing a swimsuit."

94% of Japanese women don’t feel confident in a bikini, survey reveals
By Casey Baseel
July 20th 2013
Japan Today

July 19, 2013

Poll shows that 57 percent of Japanese believe another nuclear accident probable

"Nearly 23 percent of the 1,200 questioned said if currently idled reactors are restarted, a crisis like the one at the Fukushima No. 1 plant “will occur.” Nearly 57 percent of the respondents, who were between the ages of 15 and 79, said a disaster will “probably occur.”"

Source: 57% think another nuke disaster ‘probable’: poll
July 18th
Japan Times

July 17, 2013

What issues are important to Japanese customers in the upcoming election this Sunday July 21st 2013?

"readers ...responded that they are highly interested in constitutional revisions...the issue of whether nuclear power stations are necessary...the consumption tax increase...economic policies...in the pension issue....the public are most interested in issues that are closely related to their livelihoods, with 29 percent citing pension, medical and nursing care and childrearing matters and 26 percent picking economic stimulus measures. "

Source: Most Mainichi site users interested in Constitution reform, nuclear power
July 16th 2013
Mainichi Shimbun

Japan ranks 24th in OECD survey for women in employment

"Only 69% of women ages 25-54 are working in Japan, placing the country's female labor-force participation at 24th among the 34 member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ...In Japan, about 60% of working women leave work after their first child is born, making the female employment rate low.."

Source: Japan Ranks 24th In Employment Rate For Women: OECD
July 17th, 2013

July 15, 2013

Non regular workers made up 38 percent of the total Japanese workforce in 2012, women 57 percent, male 22 percent

" Non regular workers (Japan) made up a record-high 38.2 percent of the workforce last year, topping the 20 million mark for the first time, a government survey has revealed....among the nonregular workers, 22.1 percent were male and 57.5 percent female...The survey covered around 1 million people, including foreign nationals, aged 15 or older."

Number of nonregular workers hits record high
July 13th 2013
Japan Times

July 14, 2013

Why study Japanese?, survey reveals some interesting insights

"The main reasons students gave for studying Japanese reveal continued interest in Japan. Most students were studying Japanese because of popular culture. Anime, manga and history, it was reported, are attracting ever more students to work on what is one of the world’s most challenging languages."

More people studying Japanese
July 13th 2013
Japan Times

July 13, 2013

Survey shows that over half of Japanese voters against restarts of nuclear reactors

"The proportion of party supporters who oppose reactor restarts came in at 87.5 percent for the Social Democratic Party, 76.9 percent for the Japanese Communist Party, 68.2 percent for Your Party, 66.7 percent for the Democratic Party of Japan, 57.9 percent for New Komeito and 57.1 percent for Nippon Ishin No Kai (Japan Restoration Party)."

Source: Nearly half of Japanese against reactor restarts, poll finds
July 12th 2013
Japan Times

July 12, 2013

Survey reveals that 15 percent of young Japanese women worried about being stalked

"A...survey has revealed that 14.5 percent of single working women in their 20s think there are men around them who could start stalking them in the future...8.8 percent said they have been stalked and 11.2 percent said they have been subjected to behavior that verges on stalking."

15% of young women worried about stalkers
July 12th 2013
Daily Yomiuri

Number of criminal offenses in Japan fell 6 percent in first half of 2013

"The number of criminal offenses across the country fell 6.3 percent in January-June from a year before to 623,841 cases, according to the National Police Agency....The number of arrests fell 11.5 percent to 192,845, or 30.9 percent of the total cases, down 1.8 percentage points, the NPA said."

Source: Nationwide criminal offenses down
July 12th 2013
Daily Yomiuri

July 11, 2013

Recent survey suggests Tokyo voters unaware of online campaigning ahead of 21st July election

"The Tokyo Metropolitan Election Administration Commission conducted an interview with 3,000 perspective voters from May 10-26 and received answers from 1,822 people. Of those, 32.8 percent said they didn't know about the lifting of a ban on online campaigning. Voters in their 20s and 30s especially weren't aware of the new system."

Over 30 percent of Tokyo voters not aware of online campaigning: survey
July 10th, 2013
Mainichi Shimbun

July 04, 2013

Japanese customers least engaged when asked view on ethical clothing according to survey

"Consumers from Japan and South Korea were least engaged in demanding ethical clothing, the report showed. Only 41 per cent of Japanese consumers surveyed said they would pay more for their clothing if it improved the conditions of the workers, while 76 per cent of South Korean consumers said they didn't ''really care'' or feel any responsibility where their clothes were made. "

Source: Support for unethical clothing wears thin
July 4, 2013
Sarah Whyte 
The AGE 

June 23, 2013

Survey reveals that Japanese high school and college students think it is too late to gain "global human resources"

"IGS and advertising company Asatsu-DK Inc. (ADK) conducted an Internet survey of approximately 400 randomly selected second-year high school students planning to go to college, as well as third-year college students. Fifty percent of the high school students and 55.3 percent of the college students surveyed said they believed it was too late for them to become "global human resources" even if they received an education tailored for that purpose."

Source: Call for 'global human resources' throws school education into confusion
June 22, 2013 
Mainichi Japan

Tokyo residents go to the polls today for Tokyo Metropolitan assembly vote 127 seats up for grabs

"(Tokyo) capital goes to the polls today for an election that surveys indicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition will win, reflecting his strong support ahead of a national upper house election next month....The LDP itself is likely to take more than 50 seats, replacing the DPJ as the largest party, the paper said. The DPJ held 43 seats heading into the poll, while the LDP and New Komeito had 62 between them."

Source: Japan’s Ruling LDP Set to Win Tokyo Vote Ahead of National Poll
By Isabel Reynolds
June 23rd 2013

March 25, 2013

30 per cent of Japanese consumers check food production locations on packages

"Nearly 30 percent of Japanese consumers check production locations to avoid food possibly contaminated by radioactive substances, while 19 percent are reluctant to buy food products from Fukushima Prefecture, a government survey showed."

Source: Survey: 30% worry about radioactive substances in food production areas
March 12, 2013
The Asahi Shimbun