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.

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