Macro data of poverty in Japan (N:The ratio of people living under poverty…
Macro data of poverty in Japan
M: Rate of child relative poverty in Japan (1985 to 2009)
until what age is a child?
M: 0 - 17 years old:
the poverty line in 2009
1,120,000 yen / year
social of benefits from govt.?
M: They can't get social benefits. They are under parents' control.
2/3 of the children are eligible to apply for the social aid
many ppl do not know that they are eligible to get social aid?
N: age of the supporter (who raise a child)
N:The ratio of people living under poverty line with a single parent (2014)
Single parent household living under poverty (past and 2015-)
gender of a parent
N: single mother: 95.9% (2013)
N: divorce rate in Japan (result in identifying the rate of single mother household) - 2.04 divorce rate(2006)
17 times more DV from 1997
1.9 million single mothers today(2017)
N: overall single parent: 50.8%
social benefits from government?
N: single mother: 20.2% of the income comes from social welfare benefits
What about the rest?
age of a parent
N: years of education;
N: hard to reenter uni (shows the importance of receiving good edu. as a child)
N: percent of children living in single-parent families around the globe: Japan(12%)- middle level
M:Income inequality between men and women in Japan
In comparison to other countries
A: Female employment rate in the world. (1990-)
Female employment rate at the age of 35
A: Rate of full time employees and part time employees
Number of women in part time eployment, who received additionally government support
M: In 2015, full-time 43.7 part-time 56.3 (Japan)
M: Female employment rate in developed countries
NY: Regular/Non-regular Wage Gap Between and Within Japanese Firms
NY: Most single mother are in poverty in Japan: Graph shows labor participation rates for women; usually labor/work declines after marriage/first child
Required statistic: What percentage of people in poverty escape from the cycle of poverty