Yokohama City University



〇What is Hama-Study?

In Japan, the declining birth rate is accelerating, and the population is expected to be falling.

The background of this is economic conditions, values, and social changes. Declining numbers of children, who represent the future generation of society, will lead to the depopulation of society and have a major impact on society over the medium-to-long term. Therefore, national and local governments have implemented policies and activities to support children and parents.

However, it has not been adequately verified if these policies and activities are making people's lives and raising children better, creating a society where those who desire children can have them, and ensuring satisfaction for those who choose not to have children.

Hama-Study research aims to evaluate and lead to better policies and activities, understand the actual situation, and disseminate it to the world. Since this is the survey being conducted in Yokohama City, we will address issues specific to urban areas and strive towards solutions.

This research has been answered by those who agreed with the purpose of this research. You will not suffer a disadvantage by not participating in the survey. Currently, we only have the Japanese version of the questionnaire. If you find it difficult to answer in Japanese, please feel free to give us any opinions about issues related to your daily life and parenting through the form below.

〇Study Duration



〇Responsible Organization

Yokohama City University Hama-Study Research Team (Principal Researcher: Koji Hara)


   目前,由于经济条件、价值观和社会等的变化,导致日本少子化进程加快,预计在未来总人口将持续减少。作为社会的中坚角色的儿童的减少,从而引发社会的人口减少,将对日本社会产生中长期的巨大影响。 因此,国家和地方政府实施了支援儿童成长及其父母育儿的相关政策和活动。







横滨市立大学Hama-Study研究组 (代表研究员: 原 広司)