Record 66% of Japanese Satisfied with Society (News)
Tokyo, April 1 (Jiji Press)—A record 65.9% of Japanese people are satisfied with the current society on the whole, a government survey showed Saturday.
The satisfaction rate rose 3.9 percentage points from the previous survey last year to rewrite a high for the second consecutive year. The Cabinet Office started the study in 2009.
Meanwhile, 33.3% said they are not satisfied, with the dissatisfaction rate dropping 3.9 points to the lowest level on record.
According to the survey's detailed results, 43.2% of respondents were content with high-quality living conditions, 27.0% with systems that allow people to remain healthy both mentally and physically, and 17.8% with environments in which people are encouraged to be more ambitious and study more.
Those figures were almost unchanged from the previous survey.[Copyright The Jiji Press, Ltd.]