Opinion on importance of internet as a source of information Japan FY 2022, by age

Share of people who think that the internet is an important source of information in Japan in fiscal year 2022, by age group

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Release date

June 2023



Survey time period

November 5 to 11, 2022*

Number of respondents

1,500 respondents

Age group

13-69 years

Method of interview


Supplementary notes

*The source counts the answers of the survey conducted in November 2022 as figures for fiscal year 2022. The Japanese fiscal year starts on April 1 of the stated year and ends on March 31 of the following year.

Respondents were asked how important they regarded the internet as "a means to gain information (source of information)." There were five possible answers: "Very important," "Important to a certain degree," "Neither," "Not really important," "Absolutely not important." The values shown in this statistic represent the combined share of respondents who answered either "Very important" or "Important to a certain degree."

Sample size of age groups:
13 to 19 years: n=140
20 to 29 years: n=217
30 to 39 years: n=245
40 to 49 years: n=319
50 to 59 years: n=307
60 to 69 years: n=272

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