University of Tokyo

Survey Number 1030
Survey Title Questionnaire, 2014: How will Work and Life Change following the Consumption Tax Increase?
Depositor b-style
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Summary This is a questionnaire survey that focuses on housewives with the desire to work and polls what types of effects they believe a raise in the consumption tax would have. Specifically, it polls whether or not they believe an increase in the consumption tax would affect their lifestyle, what type of effect it would be (if they believe that it would), goods they would consider buying before the tax hike goes into effect, whether they think their purchasing habits would be affected by the consumption tax hike, and in what way would they be affected (if they believe they would), etc.
Data Type quantitative research
quantitative research: micro data
Universe b-style registrants/recruitment media "Housewife JOB Search" registrants
Unit of Observation Individual
Sample Size 480 people (423 married women, 26 unmarried women, 31 single women who have been married before
Date of Collection 2014/01/07 (Tuesday) – 2014/01/20 (Monday)
Time Period
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Sampling Procedure
Mode of Data Collection Internet survey (anonymous)
Investigator b-style
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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 [Chosa-hyo][Syukei-hyo]
Major Survey Items [Face items]
・Gender, age, area of residence
・Marital status, presence of children
・Work status, employment status, annual household income

[Questionnaire items]
・Whether respondent thinks an increase in the consumption tax rate would affect his/her lifestyle, sort of effect it would have
・If respondent plans to rush to buy something before the rate increase, the person who would have the final say on whether respondent can purchase it
・The person who would be actually paying for the item, if respondent were to rush to buy something before the rate increases.
・Sort of goods respondent is considering purchasing before the rate hike goes into effect
・Whether respondent thinks the rate hike will affect his/her purchasing habits, sort of effect it would have

*For details on survey items, please refer to the questionnaire.
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