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Opinion poll & results from Yomiuri Shimbun

  • June 6, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 10
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Opinion poll & results from Asahi Shimbun

   

  • June 6, 2016
  • , Asahi , p. 3
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81% say their household spending will “not change” with tax hike delay, Nikkei poll

The consumption tax increase has been pushed back to October 2019, but this will have a limited impact on consumer confidence, a Nikkei consumer survey has found. Some 81.7% of respondents said that their spending would “not change” even with the delay in the consumption tax hike. The survey showed that budget mindedness due to anxiety over the future persists….Read more

  • June 6, 2016
  • , Nikkei , p. 5
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56% “approve” of delaying the tax hike, cabinet support rate at 45%, Asahi poll

Ahead of the Upper House election (to be announced on June 22; voting on July 10), the Asahi Shimbun conducted the first of its telephone-based pre-election serial public opinion surveys on June 4–5. Those approving of Prime Minister Abe’s decision to postpone the tax hike for two and a half years surpassed those disapproving, 56% to 34%. When asked if….Read more

  • June 6, 2016
  • , Asahi , Lead story
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Kyodo News trend survey from Tokyo Shimbun

  • June 3, 2016
  • , Tokyo Shimbun , p. 6
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63% “approve” of postponement of consumption tax hike, Yomiuri poll

In the nationwide public opinion poll conducted on June 3–5 by the Yomiuri Shimbun, 63% of respondents said that they “approve” of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s decision to postpone raising the consumption tax hike, originally scheduled for April 2017, for two and a half years. Only 31% of pollees said they “disapprove.” When Prime Minister Abe announced the first delay….Read more

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58% say that Abenomics “needs to be revised,” Kyodo News poll

Ahead of the Upper House elections to be held next month, Kyodo News conducted a telephone-based public opinion survey (1st trend survey) across the nation on June 1–2 to probe the level of popular interest in the election and trends in public support for political parties. When asked how they will vote in the proportional representation portion of the Upper….Read more

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Highlights of the May 2016 Jiji Press Public Opinion Poll

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