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Main reasons for using the internet in Japan 2019

According to a survey conducted in December 2019, almost 77 percent of respondents in Japan used the internet in order to send and receive emails. Correspondence via emails was followed by looking up information and using social networking services.

Leading reasons why people in Japan use the internet as of December 2019

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Release date

May 2020



Survey time period

December 2019

Number of respondents

26,757 respondents

Age group

13 years and older

Special properties

postal questionnaire and email survey; respondents who previously expressed that they worried when using the internet

Supplementary notes

*This category encompassed "financial transactions", "purchasing goods or services (excluding digital contents)", and "purchasing digital contents".

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