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2. Childrenfs Living Status

(1) Attendance at Nursery School/Kindergarten

Most of the children attend nursery schools or kindergartens.

90.2% of children attend either a nursery school or a kindergarten, with 40.1% attending a nursery school and 51.0% attending a kindergarten (Table 3).

Table 3 Attendance at a nursery school/kindergarten

(Unit: %)
  Total Attending either
a nursery school
or kindergarten
  Attending neither a
nursery school nor a
kindergarten
Attending a
nursery school
Attending a
kindergarten
Total 100.0 90.2 40.1 51.0 9.7
Born in January 100.0 98.3 39.7 59.6 1.5
Born in July 100.0 82.2 40.6 42.4 17.7
Notes: 1) The figures are based on the total responses to the 5th survey (total number of replies: 39,809).
  2) gAttending either a nursery school or kindergartenh includes the number of samples who attend both a nursery school and a
kindergarten.
  3) The total includes the number of samples with gunknownh concerning attendance at a nursery school/kindergarten.

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