The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has announced the results of the "Survey and Research on Living Conditions of College Students from Households Receiving Livelihood Protection".The subjects of the survey were 2017 people from welfare households who are enrolled in universities, junior colleges, vocational schools, and miscellaneous schools (as of April 4, 1) and who live with welfare households. (The number of collections is 4,445).

 According to the survey, about 60% of university students from welfare households have begun to think about going on to university by the second year of high school.Regarding the main career counselors, parents accounted for the largest percentage at about 2%, followed by school teachers at about 65%.In addition, about 42% of students studied for entrance exams using cram schools, preparatory schools, and correspondence courses.About 11% of the students used their part-time job income when they were in high school to go on to higher education.

 Regarding the living conditions after going on to school, 86.5% of students from households receiving welfare benefits are using scholarships.The breakdown was 68.8% for the loan type, 14.1% for the living welfare fund, and 8.7% for the benefit type.The percentage of employees engaged in part-time jobs is 83.3%.During class at universities, the average number of working days per month for part-time jobs was 1 days.

 In 2017, the number of high school students enrolled in welfare households was 17,641, the enrollment rate was 93.6%, the number of university enrollments was 4,282, and the enrollment rate was 35.3%.

Reference: [Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare] We will announce the results of the "Survey / Research on the Living Conditions of College Students from Households Receiving Livelihood Protection"

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