E. Income and Consumption

E. Income and Consumption Module of JSTAR 2013

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11E-000-1 Question [Interviewer read-out: I would now like to ask about your financial situation, financial support provided to and/or received from your family members, and pension benefits you receive or are entitled to receive. May I now begin?]
11E-000-2 Question If sq09_a003 is 1 and the answer to 11A-001 is 1, or if the answer to 11A-001 is 2, go to 11E- 001-2; otherwise, go to 11E-002.
11E-001-2 Question Do you and your spouse manage household finances together or separately?
11E-001-3 Question Which of the following best describes the way in which you and your spouse manage your finances?
11E-001-4 Question What percentage of your household expenses does your spouse pay?
11E-002-0 Question Who in your household decide(s) how much to spend on food and other living expenses?
11E-002 Question In the past 12-month period, did you live solely on your (and/or your spouse’s) income or did you receive financial support from someone else for food and other living expenses?
11E-003 Question From whom did you receive financial support? Please identify each person in terms of his/her relationship to you.
11E-005 Question How much financial support did you receive per month from each person?
11E-007 Question In the past 12-month period, did you (and/or your spouse) pay for food or other living expenses for anyone else on a regular basis?
11E-008 Question To whom did you (and/or your spouse) provide financial support?
11E-010 Question How much financial support did you provide per month to each person?
11E-012 Question Did you fill out such information?
11E-013-0 Question I would now like to ask about your income. How much income did you receive last year net of all taxes (national/local income taxes, local business tax, real estate tax, automobile tax, inheritance tax, etc.) and social insurance deductions?
11E-013 Question I will show you a certain amount. Could you tell me whether your income from last year was above or below that amount?
11E-013-1 Question Was your income from last year higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-013-2 Question Was it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-013-3 Question Was it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-015-0 Question How much did you pay altogether in taxes (national/local income taxes, local business tax, real estate tax, automobile tax, inheritance tax, etc.) and social insurance premiums last year?
11E-015 Question I will show you a certain amount. Could you tell me whether the amount you paid is above or below that amount?
11E-015-1 Question Is the total amount that you paid in taxes (national/local income taxes, local business tax, real estate tax, automobile tax, inheritance tax, etc.) and social insurance premiums last year higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / l
11E-015-2 Question Is it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-015-3 Question Is it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-014-0-0 Question If sq09_a003 is 1 and the answer to 11A-001 is 1, or if the answer to 11A-001 is 2, go to 11E- 014-0; otherwise, go to 11E-017-0.
11E-014-0 Question How much income did your spouse receive last year net of all taxes (national/local income taxes, local business tax, real estate tax, automobile tax, inheritance tax, etc.) and social insurance deductions?
11E-014 Question I will show you a certain amount. Could you tell me whether your spouse's income from last year was above or below that amount?
11E-014-1 Question Was your spouse's income last year higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-014-2 Question Was it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-014-3 Question Was it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-016-0-0 Question If sq09_a003 is 1 and the answer to 11A-001 is 1, or if the answer to 11A-001 is 2, go to 11E- 016-0; otherwise, go to 11E-017.
11E-016-0 Question How much did your spouse pay altogether in taxes (national/local income taxes, local business tax, real estate tax, automobile tax, inheritance tax, etc.) and social insurance premiums last year?
11E-016 Question I will show you a certain amount. Could you tell me whether the amount your spouse paid is above or below that amount?
11E-016-1 Question Is the total amount that your spouse paid in taxes and social insurance premiums last year higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-016-2 Question Is it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-016-3 Question Is it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-017-0 Question Are you the head of the household? If not, who is the head of the household?
11E-018-1b Question Who is/are the dependent(s) of the head of the household? Please identify each person in terms of his/her relationship to you.
11E-019-2 Question Are you currently receiving any pension benefits?
11E-019-3 Question Which pension benefits are you receiving currently? Please select all that apply.
11E-019-3a Question When did you start receiving this type of pension benefits?
11E-021 Question How much in pension benefits do you receive in your bank or postal account every two months from the Japan Pension Service?
11E-021a1 Question How many benefit payments do you receive from the National Pension Fund per year?
11E-021a2 Question How much do you receive for each payment?
11E-021sel1 Question If the answer to 11E-019-3 includes 5, go to 11E-021b; otherwise, go to 11E-021sel2.
11E-021b Question Under how many mutual aid pension programs are you receiving benefits?
11E-021b1-i Question How many benefits payments do you receive under this pension program per year?
11E-021b2-i Question How much do you receive for each payment?
11E-021sel2 Question If the answer to11E-019-3 includes 6, go to 11E-021c; otherwise, go to 11E-021sel3.
11E-021c Question Under how many employees' pension programs are you receiving benefits?
11E-021c1-i Question How many benefit payments do you receive under this pension program per year?
11E-021c2-i Question How much do you receive for each payment?
11E-021sel3 Question If the answer to 11E-019-3 includes 9, go to 11E-021d; otherwise, go to 11E-021sel4.
11E-021d Question Under how many private pension programs are you receiving benefits?
11E-021d1-i Question How many benefit payments do you receive under this pension program per year?
11E-021d2-i Question How much do you receive for each payment?
11E-021sel4 Question If the answer to 11E-019-3 includes 10, go to 11E-021e; otherwise go to 11E-022.
11E-021e Question Under how many other pension programs are you receiving benefits?
11E-021e1-i Question How many benefit payments do you receive under this pension program per year?
11E-021e2-i Question How much do you receive for each payment?
11E-022 Question How does the total amount of pension benefits you currently receive compare to your income before retirement, as a share of the amount of income earned from work at or around age 60?
11E-019-4 Question Are there any pension programs under which you will start receiving benefits in the future?
11E-019-5 Question Which types of pension benefits will you start receiving in the future?
11E-019-5a Question Since the last interview in __________ / _____ (month/year), have there been any changes in the type(s) or expected amount(s) of the pension benefits you will start receiving in the future?
11E-019-5b Question When was the change made?
11E-032 Question How much do you expect to receive per year under the program(s) from which you will start collecting benefits in the future? Please state the annual amount before taxes.
11E-033 Question How does that amount compare to your income before retirement, as a share of the annual income you expect to be receiving immediately before retirement?
11E-034 Question Do you think it is likely that the amount you expect to receive could be reduced by 10% or more in the future, and if you do, how likely is it?
11E-034-1 Question Do you think it is likely that the amount you expect to receive could increase by 10% or more in the future, and if you do, how likely is it? If you do not, please say so.
11E-035-1 Question If sq09_a003 is 1 and the answer to 11A-001 is 1, or if the answer to 11A-001 is 2, go to 11E- 019-2P; otherwise, go to 11E-045a.
11E-019-2P Question Is your spouse currently receiving any pension benefits?
11E-019-3P Question Which types of pension benefits is your spouse receiving?
11E-019-3aP Question When did your spouse start receiving this type of pension benefit?
11E-021P Question How much in pension benefits does your spouse receive in his/her bank or postal account every two months from the Japan Pension Service?
11E-021a1P Question How many benefit payments does your spouse receive under the National Pension Fund per year?
11E-021a2P Question How much does your spouse receive for each payment?
11E-021sel1P Question If the answer to 11E-019-3P includes 5, go to 11E-021bP; otherwise, go to 11E-021sel2P.
11E-021bP Question Under how many mutual aid pension programs is your spouse receiving benefits?
11E-021b1P-i Question How many benefit payments does your spouse receive under this pension program per year?
11E-021b2P-i Question How much does your spouse receive for each payment?
11E-021sel2P Question If the answer to11E-019-3P includes 6, go to 11E-021cP; otherwise, go to 11E-021sel3P.
11E-021cP Question Under how many employees' pension programs is your spouse receiving benefits?
11E-021c1P-i Question How many benefit payments does your spouse receive under this pension program per year?
11E-021c2P-i Question How much does your spouse receive for each payment?
11E-021sel3P Question If the answer to 11E-019-3P includes 9, go to 11E-021dP; otherwise, go to 11E-021sel4P.
11E-021dP Question Under how many private pension programs is your spouse receiving benefits?
11E-021d1P-i Question How many benefit payments does your spouse receive under this pension program per year?
11E-021d2P-i Question How much does your spouse receive for each payment?
11E-021sel4P Question If the answer to 11E-019-3P includes 10, go to 11E-021eP; otherwise, go to 11E-022P.
11E-021eP Question Under how many other pension programs is your spouse receiving benefits?
11E-021e1P-i Question How many benefit payments does your spouse receive under this pension program per year?
11E-021e2P-i Question How much does your spouse receive for each payment?
11E-022P Question How does the total amount of pension benefits your spouse currently receives compare to his/her income before retirement, as a share of the amount of income earned from work at or around age 60?
11E-019-4P Question Are there any pension programs under which your spouse will start receiving benefits in the future?
11E-019-5P Question Which types of pension benefits will your spouse start receiving in the future?
11E-019-5aP Question Since the last interview in __________ / _____ (month/year), have there been any changes in the types and the expected amounts of pension benefits your spouse will start receiving in the future?
11E-019-5bP Question When was the change made?
11E-032P Question How much does your spouse expect to receive under the program(s) from which he/she will start collecting benefits in the future? Please state the annual amount before taxes.
11E-033P Question How does that amount compare to your spouse's income before retirement, as a share of the annual income your spouse expects to be receiving immediately before retirement?
11E-045a Question You must have received special (one-time) and regular statements on your pension status and/or notices of pension benefit payments from the Japan Pension Service (formerly, the Social Insurance Agency). Do you keep any of such documents sent to you?
11E-045b Question Which of the following pension statements and/or notices sent to your spouse do you keep?
11E-045-1 Question Have there been any problems with your pension record?
11E-045-2 Question Have there been any problems with your spouse's pension record?
11E-045-3 Question Would you allow us to scan the documents onto our computer?
11E-045-3a Question Would you allow us to scan this document into our computer?
11E-046 Question I would now like ask you about how you manage your day-to-day household finances.
11E-047 Question In the past 12-month period, how much did you spend on food (excluding eating out) per month on average?
11E-047-1 Question Was your typical monthly expenditure on food (excluding eating out) higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-047-2 Question Was it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-047-3 Question Was it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-048 Question In the past 12-month period, did you often eat out, and if you did, how much did you spend on eating out in a typical month?
11E-048-1 Question Was your typical monthly expenditure on eating out higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-048-2 Question Was it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-048-3 Question Was it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-049 Question What was the amount of your typical monthly expenditures, excluding housing costs (rent, housing loan payments, etc.) and the purchase of durable goods (television sets, refrigerators, etc.)?
11E-049-1 Question Was the amount of your typical monthly expenditures, excluding housing costs and the purchase of durable goods higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-049-2 Question Was it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-049-3 Question Was it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-050-0 Question Does the amount of overall expenditures you just mentioned include all of the items listed here?
11E-050 Question In the past 12-month period, how much did your household spend on consumer electronics (television sets, video/DVD players, computers, refrigerators, microwave ovens, washing machines, dishwashers, etc.) and other durable goods, excluding automobiles?
11E-050-1 Question Was your household expenditure on consumer electronics and other durable goods, excluding automobiles, in the past 12-month period higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-050-2 Question Was it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-050-3 Question Was it higher than or equal to / lower than or equal to / higher than / lower than __________ yen?
11E-051-1 Question Do you own any cars, and if you do, how many?
11E-051-2 Question How often do you purchase a car?
11E-051-3 Question How much do you typically pay for a car?
11E-053 Question [Interviewer read-out: This concludes this section. Thank you for your cooperation.]
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