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Percent of Children Who Eat Dinner/Supper Without Adults in Tokyo, 2016

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Shinagawa ward (in Tokyo) conducted a survey of children's living conditions in 2016. According to it, a certain portion of children eats dinner/supper without parents. The survay targets are parents of 2nd grade sudents and 9th grade students. Total 1815 parents answered. The response rate was 43.9%.

 

Table: With whom do child(ren) eat dinner/supper? Here are answers from parents.

With whom 2nd grade 9th grade
With family 1170 503
Children only, no adult 37 41
Alone 7 52
Not eat 1 0
     

2nd grade students are 7 years old or 8 years old.

9th grade students are 14 years old or 15 years old. 

 

Figure 1: With whom 2nd grade students eat dinner/supper?

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Figure 2: With whom 9th grade students eat dinner/supper?

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Source is Shinji-shimbun leaflet Vol. 404 published by a local assembly member, Shinji Takahashi.

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Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.