When the Cabinet Office conducted its first poll on community life, 86% of people living in municipalities with a population of 200,000 or more said they were satisfied.
From October to December last year, the Cabinet Office conducted the first opinion poll of 6,000 men and women over the age of 18 in order to understand the public awareness of the lives of local communities, and responded from 3,906 people, or 65%. Got
According to this, while asking how satisfied they were with living in the area they live in, 37% of those living in cities with a population of 200,000 or more were "satisfied" and "somewhat satisfied". 49% said they were satisfied with 86% in total.
Of those living in cities, towns and villages with a population of less than 200,000, 78% said they were satisfied.
In addition, when asked about areas of concern about future administrative functions in multiple answers, in cities with a population of 200,000 or more, 43% answered "welfare", 41% answered "medical / health promotion", and "traffic safety".・ Security measures ”was 35%.
On the other hand, in municipalities with a population of less than 200,000, "medical care / health promotion" and "welfare" were 45% each, and "maintenance of public transportation services and roads" was 40%.
A person in charge of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said, "Although there is no big difference between rural areas and urban areas, the answers for medical and welfare measures are conspicuous, so it is necessary to put more effort into it."