University of Tokyo

Survey Number 0709
Survey Title Survey of the Actualities of Young People's Work and Life (Online Survey), 2006
Depositor Benesse Educational Research and Development Institute
(Former Name:Benesse Corporation)
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Educational Purpose Available for both research and instructional purposes.
Period of Data Use Permission One year
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Summary This survey was conducted of men and women aged 25 to 35 years from January to July 2006 for the purpose of revealing the state of work and life, childhood experiences, and parent-child relationships of young people.

25 applicants were solicited and then administered an interview survey, in which they recounted their life stories from when they were very young, in addition to their present state.

*Only questionnaire survey is provided
Data Type quantitative research
quantitative research: micro data
Universe Men and women aged 25 to 35 years (excluding students)
Unit of Observation Individual
Sample Size 2,500 people (1,250 men, 1,250 women)
(Among them, 1,921 were employed: 1,182 men, 739 women)
Date of Collection 2006-01-01 ~ 2006-01-01
Time Period 2006 ~ 2006
Spatial Unit
Sampling Procedure Non-probability: Quota
People matching the above survey subjects were randomly extracted from a large-scale survey panel population of approximately 1.2 million people and asked to participate in a questionnaire survey.

The survey ended when 1,250 men and 1,250 women had been surveyed.
Mode of Data Collection Self-administered questionnaire: Web-based (CAWI)
Internet survey
Investigator Benesse Educational sResearch & Development Institute
(Former Name: Benesse Corporation)

DOI 10.34500/SSJDA.0709
Sponsors (Funds)
Related Publications (by the Investigator) Please refer to the abstract in Japanese.
Related Publications (based on Secondary Analysis) List of related publications (based on Secondary Analysis)
Documentation [Questionnaire]
Major Survey Items (1) Basic attributes 
- Gender
- Age
- Area of residence
- Current marital status
- Current job situation (you/spouse)
- Current job details (you/spouse)
- Thoughts on employment
- People who live in the same household
- Number of children
- Job situation of father/mother
- Whether father/mother graduated from university or junior college
- Current annual income (you/spouse)
- Highest level of educational attainment and founder of school graduated from

(2) Life details
- Wake-up time
- Bedtime
- Working hours per day
- Commute time (one way)
- Leisure time on weekdays (TV/Internet/conversations with family)
- Regular life activities
- Relationship with friends/parent(s)/partner
- Thoughts on current life
- Overall degree of satisfaction with life

(3) Attitude to work
- Points that respondent sees as important when working
- Regular work accomplishments
- Feelings about work
- Overall degree of satisfaction with work
- Values regarding work

(4) Childhood details
- Childhood experience
- Childhood strengths/weaknesses
- Out-of-school education experience when respondent was an elementary/junior high school student
- Grades received at school when respondent was an elementary/junior high school student
- Future desired occupation when respondent was an elementary/junior high school student
- Situation of parent(s) during respondent’s childhood
- Aspects of discipline parent(s) viewed as important during respondent’s childhood
- Characteristics of the area of residence when respondent was an elementary/junior high school student
- Household financial situation and lifestyle when respondent was an elementary/junior high school student
- Job situation/details of father/mother when respondent was an elementary/junior high school student

*For details of survey items, please refer to the questionnaire.
Date of Release 2014/03/26
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