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Survey on Time Use and Leisure Activities 2016 Questionnaire A - Japan: Travel and Excursion

The Travel and Excursion measure includes 2 items from the 2016 Survey on Time Use and Leisure Activities - Japan, to assess how one spends time outside of work and school, particularly in terms of household duties, educational pursuits, and leisure activities. In particular, respondents are asked how many days they spent in the past year on a trip – both short day trips and longer domestic and or international trips –and whom they traveled with for each kind of excursion. Navigational aspects (i.e. next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located here.

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Geographies Tested: Japan

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults, Children

Items:

Instructions: Activities completed in question 19 and question 20 should be indicated again if they occurred during travel or excursion.

1. What kinds of travel and excursions did you do this year, and how many times? Write the number of times for each question. If you did not travel or go on an excursion, indicate “0”. If the number is ten times and over please write “10”.

  • Day excursion (a day trip lasting more than half a day and including departure at night without overnight stay)
  • Travel involving at least one overnight stay: Within Japan: Sightseeing (including travel for recreation or sport, etc.)
  • Travel involving at least one overnight stay: Within Japan: Return to the home town, visiting someone
  • Travel involving at least one overnight stay: Outside Japan: Sightseeing (including travel for recreation or sport, etc.)

Response Options:
Two digit numeric ( _ _ times)

Instructions: If you answered once or more, please fill out (2) as well. [This is done for each type of travel or excursion in question 1 that the respondent reported participating in over the past year].

2. Who did you travel with? (Please [indicate] all appropriate categories)

Response Options:*
With family
With classmate(s) or colleague(s)
With neighbour(s)
With friend(s) or acquaintance(s), etc.
Alone

* Numeric codes for the Response Options above were not provided in the original questionnaire.

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Original Citation

Statistics Bureau Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (2016). 2016 Survey on Time Use and Leisure Activities Questionnaire A. http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/shakai/2016/gaiyo.html#Questionnaire

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