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“Comparative International awareness survey on societies with declining birth rate (Japan, France, Sweden, UK)”
June 8, 2015
July 29, 2015 12:00 (JST)
WTO, open competitive tender
Tender evaluation method
Overall greatest value (If bidder meets all conditions, marking of in-house technical skills listed in submitted documents and bidding price)
Unified Supplier Qualification: A,B or C (Survey – Research)
Inquiry about specifications
Cabinet Office – Children and Child-raising office (Declining birth-rate measure office, Mr./Ms. Asai, Mr./Ms. Matsumoto
Tel: +81-(0)35253-2111 ext. 38331
The continuing low birth-rate in Japan is regarded as an major issue for the vitality and future of the country and requires a comprehensive approach from terms of policy, systems and change of mind-set. For this reason, every 5 years an international comparative study on the views on personal independence, marriage and child rearing is conducted, comparing Japan and a number of countries abroad. The survey has been conducted twice in the past in 2005 and 2010 and aims to promote future policies to deal with declining birth rate issues.
Survey-target: Adults between 20-49 in Japan, France, Sweden and UK
Sample-size: More than 700 in each country
Survey content: Views regarding marriage, child-bearing, child-raising, social support and life, totalling 50 items (34 same as previous editions, 16 new)
Method and sampling:
Japan: individual interviews done by investigators
Others: Individual interviews by local investigators
Sampling: Japan: two-stage stratified random sampling from basic residents register, 100 locations
Others: Quota sampling
Report deadline: March 2016
Related documents (including specifications in Japanese)