What would make your life easier in Japan?: Survey by Real Estate Japan
Where do you live in Japan?
Tokyo 23 Wards
Tokyo (but not in one of the 23 Wards)
Kawasaki Prefecture (but outside Yokohama)
Hokkaido (but not in Sapporo)
Osaka Prefecture (but not in Osaka-shi)
Nagoya Prefecture (but not in Aichi)
If you answered "Other" in the previous question, please tell us where you live.
How would you rate your Japanese ability?
Fluent in the spoken and written language.
Daily conversation level
Can speak and understand a few phrases
How long have you lived in Japan?
Less than one year
One to two years
Three to five years
Five to nine years
More than ten years
What is your gender?
Prefer not to say
How old are you?
18 to 24
25 to 29
30 to 34
35 to 40
41 to 45
45 to 49
50 to 55
55 to 59
Overall, how easy is it for you to live in Japan?
Have you ever been in a situation where you needed to ask for help with an issue about living in Japan?
If you answered "Yes" in the previous question, please give a brief description of what you needed help with. Were you able to get the help you needed?
When you need information about some issues related to living in Japan, what do you usually do?
Ask a friend
Ask someone at work or school
Look it up online (website)
Ask online (discussion forum)
Ask directly at the place (for example, at the bank, post office, shop, etc.)
Go to your local ward office
Which websites do you usually go to?
How easy is it for you to find information on topics related to living in Japan?
Depends on the topic!
What kind of topics related to living in Japan would you like more information about in English?
Finding a job (job openings, writing a resume, preparing for an interview, etc.)
Learning Japanese (free Japanese classes and resources, etc.)
Looking for an apartment/housing (process, what documents you need, etc.)
Daily-life issues (taking out the trash, using the post office, moving etc.)
Health and medicine (health insurance, English-speaking doctors, women's health issues, etc.)
Money-related (opening up a bank account, saving, investing, pension system, taxes)
Childcare (pre-schools, play groups, support for working moms, etc.)
Shopping (where to buy foreign foods, online shopping, specialty stores, etc.)
Making friends and meeting people
Travel in Japan
Travel to other countries
Staying connected (Internet, phones, etc.)
Dealing with a problem at work (problem with your boss, harassment, wages, etc.)
Dealing with housing discrimination
Dealing with a problem with your landlord (getting something repaired, getting your deposit back, etc.)
Dealing with your neighbors (noise complaints, pets, etc.)
Dealing with a legal problem (something happened and you think you may need a lawyer)
Dealing with a safety issue (how to stay safe, dealing with a stalker, etc.)
Have you ever gone to a local government office (ward office) and not gotten the information or help you needed?
If you answered "Yes" to the previous question, please tell us briefly what happened.
What kind of services and information would you want to be made more easily available in English?
What would make your life easier in Japan?
Anything else you'd like to get off your chest about living in Japan? :-)
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