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Last update: January 17, 2022

  1. This website carries content that is within the jurisdiction of ESRI. If you cannot find the content that you are looking for, please make sure that it is within the jurisdiction of ESRI. Please understand in advance that the content of this website is subject to change or removal without notice.
  2. It is possible to find the previous content on the "Web Archiving Project (WARP)open a new window" pages of the National Diet Library.
  3. If you cannot find content that is within the jurisdiction of the formerly Economic Planning Agency, please check the "Economic and Fiscal Policy" pages of the Cabinet Office's website or "Quality-of-Life Policy (Move to the Web Archiving Project (WARP) by the National Diet Library.)open a new window" pages of the Consumer Affairs Agency's website.
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  6. This website was relaunched on February 20, 2021 by combining the ESRI Research website ( and ESRI Statistics website ( As part of the revamp, the ESRI Research website ( has been closed.

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  1. We have adopted the responsive web design on this website so that you can view it on various devices including tablets and smartphones. Also, the content on this website was prepared so that it could be best viewed on the most popular browser at the time of the content's first launch. Therefore, some older content may not appear to be in the best condition when viewed on newer browsers.
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