Appended Note 3-1 Brief Summary of Questionnaire Survey concerning Human Resources Development by Firms

1. Period of survey
    From March 8 to May 8, 2006

2. Survey method
    Mailing method

3. Firms surveyed
    Number of samples: 15,020 firms, among which there were 59 firms with unclear addresses.
    Effective responses: 1,447 firms

4. Survey items
    (1) Human resources development
    (2) Employment
    (3) Attributes of the firms surveyed
    (4) Other matters