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Japanese General Social Survey 2012 (JGSS 2012)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • JGSS Research Center, Osaka University of Commerce, Japan
Publication Date
  • JGSS Research Center, Osaka University of Commerce (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
    • Work and Industry
    • Occupation, Profession
    • Community, Living Environment
    • Family
    • Medicine
    • Leisure
    • Person, Personality, Role
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Employment
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • Social stratification and groupings
    • Family life and marriage
    • Gender and gender roles
    • Environmental degradation/pollution and protection
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
    • Economic conditions and indicators
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Community, urban and rural life
  • Abstract

    Situation in family, everyday life, occupation, housing and residential environment. Gender role. Health. Living conditions. Political issues.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2012-02 / 2012-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Japan (JP)
Sampled Universe
Persons aged 20 to 89 years
Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 4667
    Number of Variables: 611
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6427 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-19 | Issue Number: 15 | Registration Date: 2016-08-16

JGSS Research Center, Osaka University of Commerce, Japan (2016): Japanese General Social Survey 2012 (JGSS 2012). Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.