Around a year into the pandemic, a majority (56.3%) of Japanese want to continue their current lifestyles after the pandemic subsides
In reasons, Because I can reduce wasted time and manage my time myself is top for the 20s and 30s cohorts, and Because I’m also concerned about infections other than COVID-19 and measures need to be taken scored highest among those in their 60s
Hakuhodo Institute of Life and Living, a think tank of Hakuhodo Inc., has conducted its “Survey of Sei-katsu-sha Concerning COVID-19” monthly since April 2020. The most recent survey, conducted in April, contained new items regarding new realizations and intention of maintaining current lifestyle one year into the COVID-19 pandemic. This special report covers findings from the new items in the survey, which was conducted April 1–5 in the Greater Tokyo (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama and Ibaraki Prefectures), Greater Nagoya (Aichi, Mie and Gifu Prefectures) and Hanshin (Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo and Nara Prefectures) areas, targeting 1,500 males and females aged 20–69. See p. 6 for the survey outline.