Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. D3 (Infrastructure Planning and Management)
Online ISSN : 2185-6540
ISSN-L : 2185-6540
Infrastructure Planning and Management Vol.34 (Special Issue)
LEISURE ACTIVITIES OF YOUNG PEOPLE—TOWARD SETTLEMENT IN LOCAL CITIES—
Eiji MORIMOTONobuaki OHMORITakeru SUGENOTeppei OSADA
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2017 Volume 73 Issue 5 Pages I_537-I_547

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Recently, local cities are suffering from rapid depopulation. The outflow of young people tend to accelerate the population decrease. Also the rapid spread of smartphones and the shift to compact cities have been changing human leisure activities. The purpose of this study is to investigate behavior of and attitude towards leisure activities of young people. As the result of a web-based questionnaire, it was found that some young people wish to increase the volume of leisure activities and are not satisfied with leisure opportunities. In addition, the leisure activities are affected by their age, gender, marital status, having or not having children, youngest child's age and living location. It would be important to provide leisure activity opportunities in local cities taking into account of individual socio-economic characteristics of young people.

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