Number of households on welfare hits record high in January


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Have seen a mugging this month. We've gone hard times in Japan man. Its official.

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Q. Out of interest, how much is welfare for an average Japanese family?

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This is just the begining of the worse to come.

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the amount depends on how much and how many years one is paying the insurance and how many is his/her dependents.

I lost my job 3 years ago. Before being laid-off, I worked and paying premiums for 9.5 straight years.

(1) I was entitled for 9 months welfare support and I was entitled to a 7,200yen daily allowance including Saturday, Holidays. and Sunday

(2)The contract was not to engaged in part time or else, once caught, severe penalty will be imposed.

(3) every month, I must report to them the company where I am applying. At least one company per month. It is possible that you rejected the company that is why you are still searching.

(4) Since after two months I got a new job, I got a reimbursement of 30% of the remaining days of the 9-month welfare entitlement.

For example: 30% of (9months MINUS 2months)X7,200 per day = 453,600 Yen or about 4,500USD

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