Few Residents in Japan Report Using Car Sharing

According to an Aug. 26 article from Japan’s Daily Traffic News, in a questionnaire survey about car sharing, conducted by Life Media Co., few people in Japan report using car sharing.

The survey was targeted at people who have a driver’s license and are over the age of 18. Of those surveyed, 1,247 people were men and 1,040 were women.

Here are the questions and pooled responses:

1. Have you used car sharing?

In total, 1.1 % said that they have used car sharing. (Men, 1.4 %; Women 0.9%)

2. I have not used it, but want to use it in future.

In total, 24.7 % of respondents want to use it in future. (Men, 28%; Women, 20.8%)

3. I have not used it and do not want to use it in the future.

In total, 58.8% said they did not plan to use car sharing. (Men, 57.5%; Women is 60.4%)

In addition to the questionnaire, the study found that 15% of people did not know about car sharing.

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