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Kokumin Kyosai coop On October 15th, “Take-Ai Day” Awareness survey on “Take-Ai”

Kokumin Mutual Aid coop-Zenrosai-
October 15th is “Tasukeai Day” Conducting an awareness survey on “Tasukeai” More than 60% of people answered “help each other”!

Kokumin Kyosai coop -Zenrosai- (National Federation of Workers’ Mutual Aid and Consumer Co-operative Associations, Representative Director: Masami Hirota) will conduct an awareness survey on “Tasukeai” again this year in preparation for “Tasukeai Day” on October 15th. implementation. We will inform you of the results.
 Kokumin Kyosai coop is working on the philosophy of “helping each other and creating a prosperous and safe society” through the promotion of mutual aid, which is a mechanism for helping each other. This survey has been conducted since January 2020 with the aim of understanding the actual situation of mutual cooperation as part of activities to spread mutual cooperation throughout Japan.
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 81.9% said they would help others if they were in trouble, 75.4% said they would talk to others if they were in trouble, and 60.5% said they would notice if someone was in trouble. About 90% of both men and women in their 60s and 70s are conscious.
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Around 80% of people answered that they would talk to them or help them when they were in trouble. Looking at the figures including “somewhat agree”, it can be seen that the response rate tends to be higher for females than males, and for older age groups.
■35.7% of people ask for help when they are in trouble.
■Reasons for not asking for help include “I want to solve it myself”, “I don’t want to cause trouble”, “Embarrassed”, and “Troublesome”. When asked if they ask for help when they are in trouble, 6.2% answered “often”. 35.6% even including “somewhat need”, more than 60% of people do not ask for help even when they are in trouble. By gender, more than half of respondents in their 30s and older answered that they do not seek help (slightly/never), and this tendency seems to be particularly high among men. When we asked those who answered “not much” or “not asking at all” why, most of them said “I want to solve it myself” and “I don’t want to cause trouble”, followed by “embarrassing”, “troublesome” and “unreliable”. ” etc. were seen. There seems to be a psychological background to “solving by yourself”, such as personality and nature, wanting to accumulate skills and experience by first solving by yourself, asking for help = easy. In addition, “because it is troublesome”, there were concerns about the troublesomeness of getting involved with others and the troubles that would follow.
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■18.1% answered that they would “help a stranger who is in trouble” within the last month. “Donation” is 13.7%, “Volunteer” is 10.2% ■ 87.2% of the respondents answered that the reason they had not helped a stranger in need was that they “didn’t encounter such a situation.”
When asked about their actions in helping each other within the last month, 18.1% answered “helping strangers in need”, 13.7% answered “donate”, and 10.2% answered “volunteer”. Both are low at 10 to 20%, reflecting the low ranking of Japan according to the “World Giving Index 10th Edition” announced by the British charity “Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)”.
When asked why they had not helped a stranger in need in the above question within the past month, 87.2% said, “I did not encounter such a situation.” 12.8% said, “I met with but didn’t help.”
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■63.0% of respondents answered that they would “help” if someone faced a problem in their daily life.
■The frequency of helping is 23.0%, 10 out of 10 times, and 68.0% of the respondents chose 5 or more times.
■The reasons for not helping are “I can’t afford it” (46.1%) and “I don’t know how” (40.4%). “I don’t have the courage” and “I don’t want to get involved with others”.
When asked if they would help someone in trouble in their daily life, 63.0% answered “help”. However, 30.7% of the respondents answered that they “cannot say either way”, and about one in three people are hesitant. By gender and age, there was a high tendency for women in their 50s and above to “help” at over 70%. In addition, the younger the generation, the higher the percentage of respondents who answered “neither”, and the response rate was close to 40% for men in their 20s and 30s.
When asked how often they helped out of 10 times, the most common response was “10 times” at 23.0%. This was followed by “5 times” (16.3%) and “8 times” (12.8%). A total of 68.0% answered that they would help more than 5 times, and about 70% answered that they would help more than once every two times.
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When we asked those who do not help people in trouble in their daily lives, what is the reason for this? 40.4% said, “I don’t know how to help.” In addition, 29.8% said, “Because I don’t have the courage.” [Image 5

■40.1% think society is full of mutual help.
■64.3% of respondents agree with the idea of ​​a society full of mutual help. ■85.8% of respondents think that mutual help will be necessary in society in the future.
When asked, “Do you think society is full of mutual help?”, 6.5% said yes, and 40.1% including those who said they somewhat agree. No significant differences were observed by gender.
When asked if they agree with “a society full of mutual support,” 19.9% ​​answered yes. 64.3% including “Somewhat sympathetic”. It can be seen that the higher the age, the more people who can sympathize. When asked if they think that mutual assistance will be necessary in the future society, 43.2% said, “I agree.” 85.8% including “I think so”. It seems that women feel the need more than men, and seniors feel the need more than young people. .
Looking at the answers to the three questions comprehensively, it seems that many people want and need a society where people help each other. In particular, the need for a society where people help each other seems to be strongly felt by all ages, although there are differences by gender and age, but it can be seen that only about 40% of people can actually feel it.
■ 61.3% of people think that they are helped by various people on a daily basis. ■ What should be done to make society overflow with mutual help? Opinions such as “self-goto”, “call out”, and “environmental creation” were received.
When asked if they were helped by various people on a daily basis, 17.1% answered “Yes.” 61.3%, including those who “somewhat agree”, seem to feel that the majority of people are being helped. In addition, women tend to be 5 to 10 points higher than men in all age groups.
Also, when asked how they thought that mutual help would overflow in society, many people answered that they “have/have” not only their minds, but also their finances and time. In addition, there are institutional opinions such as “education” and “environmental creation” to naturally acquire from childhood. In terms of psychology, in addition to “compassion”, “kindness”, “interest (to others and people in need)”, and “courage”, many people mention “self-goto”, and as a specific action, “call out to them”. ” was seen a lot.
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■Survey overview
1. investigation
Awareness survey on helping each other
2. Survey method
(1) Survey target: Men and women aged 15 to 79 living in Japan [Image 7

(2) Implementation period: October 5, 2022 (Wednesday) to October 7, 2022 (Friday)
(3) Survey method: Internet survey
(4) Valid responses: 3,000
3. result
* Upper row (people) / Lower row (%)
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■Creating a “culture of enjoying cooperation” that Kokumin Kyosai coop is working on
At the Kokumin Kyosai coop, if we could make “helping each other” more casual and fun, wouldn’t it create a warmer society? With that in mind, we launched “ENJOY Tasukeai” and deliver “hints for enjoying tasukei”.
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■ What is Enjoy mutual support?
Your opponent will help you. I’m happy Such a “culture of enjoying mutual aid”. “Helping each other” is a bit difficult.
Embarrassed or embarrassed.
“The other party may not be looking for…”
It makes you think about a lot of things.
If we could make “Takeai” more casual and fun,
Will it not become a warmer society?
With that in mind, we launched “ENJOY Tasukeai”.
We will deliver “hints for enjoying mutual cooperation”.
I’m sorry if the expression is too meddlesome.
From the Kokumin Mutual Aid coop, which connects the circle of mutual aid. ■ 7 tips to enjoy mutual support
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It is a web media that publishes articles about “Tasukeai” from various angles. It will be an opportunity for everyone to feel free to think about “helping each other” while having fun.
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