Center for Social Research and Data Archives

For Data Users

For Nesstar Users

Data users can check descriptive statistics and make cross tabulations if the data set you need is loaded into Nesstar. We recommend using Nesstar before submitting data usage requests for SSJDA, so that you can check basic data characteristics as necessary. More datasets, including datasets translated into English, will be loaded to Nesstar in the coming years.
For details about DDI (Data Documentation Initiatives), which includes Nesstar, please refer to the page on International Activities.

Usage Agreement (User's Pledge)

Data analysis using Nesstar is restricted to academic research purposes as well as educational purposes (at higher educational institutions such as universities). Users must comply with the following Usage Agreement (Pledge) set by the SSJDA.

User's Pledge

  1. I shall not make any analysis that will disclose the identity of individual respondents and organizations.
  2. I shall use those datasets only for the purpose of academic secondary analysis.
  3. When publishing the results of the secondary analysis using SSJDA's Nesstar, I shall acknowledge the data source by citing as follows:
    Examples of description
    The data for this secondary analysis, "name of the survey, name of the depositor," was provided by the Social Science Japan Data Archive, Center for Social Research and Data Archives, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo.
  4. I shall submit two copies of any articles to SSJDA that were written as a result of secondary data analysis using Nesstar.
    Address
    SSJDA, Center for Social Research and Data Archives, Institute of Social Science,The University of Tokyo
    7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
  5. All inquiries regarding the surveys and raw data will be made, in principle, through SSJDA, and not directly to the depositors.
  6. I shall comply with requirements specified by the SSJDA if problems arises.
  7. I understand that the depositors of the data and SSJDA bear no responsibility for any disadvantage I might encounter as a result of using the datasets from Nesstar.

Datasets Currently Available on Nesstar

April 15th, 2021
Japanese General Social Surveys (1417)
Japanese General Social Surveys (1418)
Japanese General Social Surveys (1419)
Japanese General Social Surveys (1420)
Japanese General Social Surveys (1421)
February 2nd, 2021
Fact-finding Survey on Women's Makeup Behavior/Attitudes, 2011 (1192)
Fact-finding Survey on Women's Makeup Behavior/Attitudes, 2012 (1193)
Fact-finding Survey on Women's Makeup Behavior/Attitudes, 2013 (1194)
Fact-finding Survey on Women's Makeup Behavior/Attitudes, 2014 (1195)
Fact-finding Survey on Women's Makeup Behavior/Attitudes, 2015 (1196)
Social Stratification and Social Mobility Survey, 2005 (0764)
January 14th, 2020
Social Stratification and Social Mobility Survey, 1985 (0762)
Social Stratification and Social Mobility Survey, 1995 (0763)
November 21th, 2019
2nd Questionnaire on Unease in Social Life, 2004 (0429)
1st Questionnaire on Unease in Social Life, 2002 (0491)
3rd Questionnaire on Unease in Social Life, 2007 (0594)
4th Questionnaire on Unease in Social Life, 2010 (0783)
5th Questionnaire on Unease in Social Life (Survey on Unease toward Crime), 2014 (1091)
August 24th, 2018
Working Person Survey, 2000 (0253)
Working Person Survey, 2002 (0380)
Working Person Survey, 2004 (0410)
Working Person Survey, 2006 (0535)
Working Person Survey, 2008 (0629)
Working Person Survey, 2010 (0782)
Working Person Survey, 2012 (0870)
Working Person Survey, 2014 (1046)
June 08th, 2018
Survey on Work Styles and Work-Life Balance, 2008 (0796)
Survey on Work Styles and Work-Life Balance among Managers, 2009 (0797)
March 13th, 2018
National Family Research of Japan 1998 (NFRJ98), 1999 (0191)
National Family Research of Japan: Special Survey 2001 (0400)
National Family Research of Japan 2003 (NFRJ03), 2004 (0517)
National Family Research of Japan 2008 (NFRJ08), 2009 (0817)
September 20th, 2017
Japanese General Social Surveys (JGSS-2012) (1000)
May 30th, 2016
Japanese General Social Surveys (JGSS-2000) (0200)
Japanese General Social Surveys (JGSS-2001) (0250)
Japanese General Social Surveys (JGSS-2002) (0300)
Japanese General Social Surveys (JGSS-2003) (0350)
Japanese General Social Surveys (JGSS-2005) (0550)
Japanese General Social Surveys (JGSS-2006) (0600)
Japanese General Social Surveys (JGSS-2010) (0850)
March 30th, 2016
Longitudinal Survey on High School Students' Career Paths (1st-6th),
2005-2001 (0892)
February 10th, 2016
4th Basic Survey on Learning and Academic Achievement, 2006 (0716)
4th Basic Survey on Learning (High School Students Edition), 2006 (0712)
4th Basic Survey on Learning (Junior High School Students Edition), 2006 (0711)
4th Basic Survey on Learning (Elementary School Students Edition), 2006 (0710)
Survey of the Actualities of Young People's Work and Life (Online Survey), 2006 (0709)
Survey on Junior High School Students' Japanese Language (Survey on Kanji Ability), 2005 (0708)
1st Basic Survey on the Actualities of Children's Life, 2004 (0707)
Survey of Retrospective Thoughts on Career Path Selection, 2005 (0533)
1st Basic Survey on English Teaching in Elementary Schools
(Survey of Teachers), 2006 (0713)
1st Basic Survey on English Teaching in Elementary Schools
(Survey of Parents), 2006 (0714)
Survey of Parents/guardians' Attitudes toward School Education, 2003 (0539)
November 22th, 2015
Survey among High School Students and their Mothers, 2012 (0873)
October 21th, 2015
Post-Election Survey for the 22nd House of Councilors Election, 2010 (0992)
Post-Election Survey for the 17th Unified Local Elections, 2011 (0993)
September 19th, 2015
Questionnaire on Relationship with the Company and Daily Life, 2013 (0968)
International Survey of Youth Attitude, 2013 (0909)
September 08th, 2015
Monograph/Elementary School Students Now: The After-effects of "Bullying," 2002 (a177)
August 18th, 2015
Japanese Life Course Panel Surveys for the Youth (JLPS-Y), wave1-6,
2007-2012 (PY060)
Japanese Life Course Panel Surveys for the Middle-aged (JLPS-M), wave1-6,
2007-2012 (PM060)

Contact Information

Please contact us through the following email if you have any questions.
E-mail: ssjda@iss.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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