When they’re done, they follow up with people they find most compatible.
If you live in the San Francisco area, our next event is a great opportunity to meet Japanese women in person.
The programs come in response to the country’s population woes.
Due primarily to younger generations losing interest in getting married and starting families, the population has actually shrunk by more than 1 million since 2010.
Economists, not typically an alarmist bunch, have called the situation a “demographic time bomb,” which has led Japan to initiate a multi-pronged approach to reverse the trend.
In 2015, the federal government signed into law a set of policies to expand nursery care, empower fathers to take paternity leave, and implement local matchmaking services.
The birthrate has fallen from 4.54 children per mother in 1947 to 1.43 in 2013.