Census data provides unparalleled insight into the lives of individuals. Japan census offerings from East View address a wide range of topics at the highest level of detail possible and offer a premier source of demographic data for academic research.
When initially acquired, the census data is stored in a complex database structure, with attribute descriptions in Japanese, limiting access to those with significant database management and programming experience. East View simplifies access, formatting the collection into an easy-to-use geodatabase which can be visualized using any GIS software as well as providing a comprehensive guide. Additionally, East View provides the original census documentation, allowing researchers to see first-hand how the data was gathered.
East View offers the following census data for Japan (see below for details):
The Japan 1995 Census has 100% population coverage and over 72 million data points. The product consists of:
The Japan 2015 Census has 100% population coverage and over 111 million data points. The product consists of:
Below is a representative sample of census questions included in the Japan censuses.
Demographic: Relationship / Sex / Age / Marital status
Migration: Duration of residence / Place of previous residence
Social: School attendance / Location of educational institution
Economic: Activity status / Status in employment / Income / Institutional sector / Place of work / Occupation / Industry
Housing: Living quarters / Occupancy status / Occupancy by one or more households / Number of occupants / Building type / Dwellings in the building