University of Tokyo

Survey Number 0782
Survey Title Working Person Survey, 2010
Depositor Recruit Works Institute
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Summary Recruit Works Institute has been planning and implementing since 2000 a periodic and multifaceted survey of “the reality and consciousness of employment among working individuals,” which have been steadily changing in response to social and economic trends in recent years. This is the sixth survey.

The purpose of this survey is to clarify the realities and attitudes of working individuals in the Tokyo metropolitan area.

The method used comprises an Internet survey, which differs from the placement (self-administered) method previously used in the series.
Data Type quantitative research: micro data
Universe Men and women aged 18 to 59 years (excluding students) who worked at least one day in the last week of August 2010 as regular employees, contract workers/employees on a short-term contract (shokutaku), dispatched workers (haken shain), part-timers/casual part-timers (arubaito), or outsourcing contractors in the Tokyo metropolitan area within a 50-kilometer radius (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, and Saitama Prefectures).
Unit of Observation Individual
Sample Size 9,931 (Male: 5,753, Female: 4,178)
Date of Collection 2010-09-16 ~ 2010-09-27
2010/09/16 – 09/27
Time Period 2010 ~ 2010
Spatial Unit tokyo
Tokyo metropolitan area within a 50-kilometer radius (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, and Saitama prefectures)
Sampling Procedure Non-probability: Quota
Participants were divided into an employee group and part-timer group, and were assigned to a group by gender, 5-year age group, and area.

The employee group comprises “regular employees and staff.”

The part-timer group comprises “contract workers/employees on a short-term contract (shokutaku),” “dispatched workers (haken shain),” “part-timers” “casual part-time workers (arubaito),” and “outsourcing contractors.”
Mode of Data Collection Self-administered questionnaire: Web-based (CAWI)
The method used comprises an Internet survey, which differs from the previous placement (self-administered) method.
Investigator Recruit Works Institute, the analysis support provided by INTAGE Inc.
DOI 10.34500/SSJDA.0782
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, place of residence, place of birth

2. Current style of working/workplace/job
- Employment status, age of job commencement, industry, number of employees, number of working days/hours, occupation type, satisfaction level, personal relationships at work, experience of overseas assignments, resigning, change of jobs, first job

3. Current position
- Position, promotion speed, personnel changes, view of careers, intention to change jobs, intention to be independent, employment anxiety

4. Skills/learning behavior
- Skills respondent has, time when respondent acquired skills

5. Work and careers
- Career consciousness, view of work, outlook on careers

6. Spouse/academic background, etc.
- Existence of a spouse, age of first marriage, annual income, presence of children, cohabitants, head of household, highest level of educational attainment, internship experience, self-recognition

*For details of survey items, please refer to the questionnaire.
Date of Release 2012/01/25
Topics in CESSDA Click here for details

Employee training
Working conditions
Social and occupational mobility
Topics in SSJDA Education/Learning
Version 1 : 2012-01-25
Notes for Users Variable and value labels are written in Japanese.