Watabe Wedding Co., Ltd.
Announcing the “Awareness Survey on Weddings” Approximately 90% of the respondents thought that having a wedding ceremony was a form of filial piety.
More than 80% of respondents want to give a trip as a filial gift, and the number one place they want to give is Hawaii!
Watabe Wedding Co., Ltd. [Headquarters: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture; Awareness survey was conducted. We report the results below. (“Awareness Survey on Weddings” Internet Survey / Respondents: 400 married men and women in their 20s to 40s who have had a wedding (129 men, 271 women / 200 people who have experienced rezo marriage, rezo marriage) 200 people who have experienced wedding ceremonies other than) / Survey period: November 28 (Monday) to December 1 (Thursday), 2022).
Q. Have you ever had a wedding ceremony? (Single answer) More than 90% answered that it was good to have a wedding.
The number one reason for the wedding ceremony was “I want to express my gratitude to my parents and family.”
The best thing about having a wedding was “I was able to express my gratitude to my parents and family.”
Answers related to family and relatives topped the list of reasons for the wedding ceremony and reasons for having a wedding.
First, when asked, “Was it a good idea for you to have the wedding ceremony?”, 94.5% of the respondents answered “yes.” Next, when asked why they had a wedding, the most common response was “I want to express my gratitude to my parents and family,” with 56.5% of the respondents responding. 2nd place was “I want to show my family and relatives who have been indebted to me as a bride (groom)”, and 3rd place was “Life’s turning point / distinction”.
Furthermore, when we asked the 378 people who answered that they were glad that they had a wedding, they answered, “I was able to express my gratitude to my parents and family” (55.8%), 2. 50.3% of respondents said that their parents were happy, and 48.4% said that it was a lifelong memory. Respondents related to their family and relatives ranked high as reasons for having a wedding and what they were glad to have.
Q.Were you happy with the wedding? (single answer)
Q. What is the reason for the wedding ceremony? (multiple answers) I want to express my gratitude to my parents and family: 56.5% I want to show my bride (groom) to my family and relatives who took care of me: 43.6%
Life’s turning point/rule: 38.5%
I want to deepen my bond with my partner: 28.3%
Because there was a longing: 24.3%
Travel/honeymoon incidentally: 23.3%
Because the partner wants to raise: 20.3%
At parent’s request: 15.0%
Because others also mentioned it: 6.3%
Q. What was the best thing about the wedding? (multiple answers) I was able to convey my gratitude to my parents and family: 55.8% Parents were pleased: 50.3%
It was a lifetime memory: 48.4%
I was able to show my bride (groom) to my family and relatives who took care of me: 45.5%
A turning point in my life, I got to the point: 34.4%
I was able to deepen my bond with my partner: 34.1%
More than 40% of people think that if they are going to get married again, it would be ideal to get married at an overseas resort. About 30% of domestic resort weddings.
More than 50% of those who have married at resorts have “overseas resort marriages”.
Even among those who have experienced weddings other than resort marriages, “overseas resort marriages” are the most popular, and resort marriages are becoming more popular.
Also, when asked, “If you were to get married again, what kind of ceremony would be ideal?” It turns out that there are many people who answered resort marriage. Among those who have been married at a resort, there are a particularly large number of people who would like to get married at a resort again if they were to get married again. . On the other hand, even among those who have experienced a wedding ceremony other than a resort wedding, the most common answer was “overseas resort wedding” (32.0%), followed by “domestic resort wedding” (29.0%).
When asked why they chose to marry at a resort in Japan or overseas, the most common answer was “Because I can enjoy my honeymoon and travel with my partner” (62.5%). The next most common responses were “Because we can do it with a small group” (42.0%) and “Because parents and guests can enjoy the trip” (39.0%).
Q. If you had another wedding ceremony, what would be the ideal ceremony? (multiple answers)
1st Place: Overseas Resort Marriage: 43.0%
2nd place Domestic resort marriage: 31.0%
3rd place Specialized ceremony hall: 17.3%
4th: Hotel: 15.8%
5th: Shrines/Temples: 12.8%
-Resort Marriage Experience-
1st place overseas resort marriage: 54.0%
2nd domestic resort marriage: 33.0%
3rd place shrines and temples: 10.0%
4th hotel: 9.5%
5th house wedding: 7.0%
-Those who have experience other than resort marriage-
1st place overseas resort marriage: 32.0%
2nd domestic resort marriage: 29.0%
3rd place: 28.0%
4th place hotel: 22.0%
5th Shrine/Temple: 15.5%
Q.I would like to ask those who have married at domestic resorts or overseas resorts.
What made you choose resort marriage? (multiple answers)
Because you can enjoy honeymoon and travel with your partner: 62.5% Because it can be done with a small number of people: 42.0%
Parents and guests can also enjoy the trip: 39.0%
Because I admired it: 16.0%
Because it is open and not dense: 13.5%
Cost can be reduced: 9.0%
Nearly 90% of people think that having a wedding ceremony has become a filial piety.
More than 90% of people in their 20s think that having a wedding ceremony has become a filial piety,
More than 50% answered that they “strongly agree”.
More than 80% answered that they would like their children to have a wedding ceremony if they were to marry.
Furthermore, to the question, “Did having a wedding act as a filial piety?” , I found out that I feel that I have become a filial piety. Also, by age group, the percentage of people in their 20s who think they have become filial is the highest, with 54.5% of those in their 20s answering “I agree very much”, 40.9% answering “I agree somewhat”, and 95.4%. I answer that I became a filial piety.
Also, 263 people with children were asked, “If your child is getting married, would you like them to have a wedding ceremony?” (49.0%), 86.3% wanted their children to have a wedding.
Q. Did having a wedding become filial piety? (single answer) -The entire-
Very much agree: 46.3%
Somewhat agree: 41.0%
Less likely: 9.5%
Not at all: 3.3%
Very much agree: 54.5%
Somewhat agree: 40.9%
Less likely: 3.0%
Not at all: 1.5%
Very much agree: 53.0%
Somewhat agree: 38.8%
Less likely: 5.5%
Not at all: 2.7%
Very much agree: 34.4%
Somewhat agree: 43.7%
Not so: 17.2%
Not at all: 4.6%
Q.I would like to ask those who currently have children.
If your child gets married, do you want them to have a wedding ceremony? (single answer)
Very much agree: 37.3%
Somewhat agree: 49.0%
Less likely: 9.5%
Not at all: 4.2%
More than 80% of people want to give a trip as a gift to their parents. Among people in their 20s, more than 40% answered “I think so,” the highest number among all age groups.
The number one place where people would like to give a gift of travel as a filial piety is “Hawaii”, second place “Hokkaido”, and third place “Okinawa”.
The most common reason for choosing “Hawaii” was “relieved”. There is a tendency for many parents to choose “safety” and “speak Japanese” as reasons for choosing a travel destination.
Furthermore, when asked, “Do you want to give a trip as a gift to your parents?”, 36.3% of the total answered “I strongly agree”, and when combined with “I somewhat agree” (46.0%), 82.3% I replied that I would like to give a trip as a gift. By age group, the percentage of people in their 20s who answered that they would like to give a trip as a gift was the highest, and the number of people who answered “I strongly agree” (43.9%) was particularly high compared to other age groups. Including “somewhat agree” (40.9%), it turned out that 84.8% of people in their 20s would like to give their parents a trip as a gift.
In addition, we asked those who answered that they would like to give a trip as a filial gift to their parents, “Among the options, is there a place you would like to give as a gift?”. By the way, “Hawaii” (47.4%) was 1st, 2nd was “Hokkaido” (38.9%), and 3rd was “Okinawa” (37.1%).
When asked why they chose “Hawaii”, “Hokkaido”, and “Okinawa”, the first place for “Hawaii” was “I feel safe” (51.3%), and the second place was “I can communicate in Japanese” (43.6%). ), and “It’s a place my parents like” (28.2%) ranked third. “Reliable” and “Can communicate in Japanese” also ranked first and second for “Hokkaido” and “Okinawa”, which are important items when choosing a destination to give gifts to parents. I understand.