Secom Co., Ltd.
In conjunction with “Family Day” on November 20th, we conducted an “Awareness Survey on Parents Living Apart”
More than 70% are satisfied with the frequency of communication with parents who live far away
More than 80% “sometimes feel uneasy”
On the other hand, more than 60% of people “do not know what their parents are doing today”
Before “Family Day” on November 20, Secom Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, President: Ichiro Ozeki) targeted 400 men and women over the age of 30 nationwide “Awareness of parents living apart. conducted a survey.
As a result, it was found that about 50% were in contact with their separated parents at least one day a week. In addition, although more than 80% of the respondents were worried that they “sometimes feel uneasy about their separated parents,” they asked, “What are the separated parents doing today?” It became clear that more than 60% of people do not know.
In addition, the analysis and comments of Hiroaki Hamada, a researcher at the SECOM IS Research Institute, based on the results of this survey are also posted.
◆ All survey results can be downloaded from the following URL. Please use all means.
URL: https://www.secom.co.jp/corporate/release/2022/pdf_DL/nr_20221116.pdf Summary 1. Approximately 50% say they communicate with their parents at least once a week, and over 70% are satisfied with the frequency of communication.
●Frequency of contact with parents who live far away is 47.3% of those who “at least 1 day a week”, contact method is 1st “telephone” (69.5%), 2nd “face-to-face talk” (46.8%), 3 Ranked “message using app” (35.6%).
●Regarding the frequency of communication with parents who live far away, 74.3% were satisfied with the method of “meeting in person” and 84.3% with the method of “other than face-to-face”.
Summary 2. 84.7% of people are worried about their parents living apart, and 60% do not know how they are doing on a daily basis [Image 2
● 84.7% of people have some concerns about their parents who live far away. disease” (33.5%). In addition, they are worried about crimes such as “special fraud” (26.5%), which has been increasing in recent years.
●On the other hand, 61.8% answered that they did not understand “what their parents are doing today” and 60.5% answered that they did not understand “parents’ friendships”, and the reality is that they are not able to know the daily life of separated parents. It was revealed. Summary 3. 64.5% said they were worried when their parents answered the phone, but less than 50% had a means of confirming their safety. [Image 3
●64.5% of the respondents answered that they feel uneasy when they cannot get through to their parents who live far away. However, about half (53.0%) of those who do not have a way to confirm their safety at that time.
●The average time it takes to meet a parent is 115.5 minutes, and there are many people who are physically far away.
■Implementation period: October 14 (Friday) to October 17 (Monday), 2022 ■Survey method: Internet survey
■ Survey target: 400 men and women aged 30 to 69 nationwide living apart from their parents (aged 70 and over) (equal gender collection) ■Research organization: Research by SECOM Co., Ltd. [Contractor: Rakuten Insight] ★Composition ratios (%) are rounded off to the second decimal place, so the total may not add up to 100%.
■ SECOM’s “Safety Monitoring Service” to prepare for emergencies An optional service for SECOM Home Security, this service allows family members who live far away to check the status of their homes with crime prevention sensors installed using a dedicated app. In addition to being able to request SECOM to come to the rescue from the app, SECOM will come to the rescue when the sensor does not detect human movement for a certain period of time. You can also check the temperature and humidity of your home by installing an optional “temperature and humidity sensor”.
・”SECOM Home Security” 6,900 yen/month (7,590 yen/month including tax) ・Usage fee for Safety Watching Service: 100 yen/month (110 yen/month including tax)
・Rush fee for safety confirmation request 10,000 yen/time (11,000 yen/time including tax)
・”Temperature and humidity sensor” rental fee 500 yen/month (550 yen/month including tax) *Optional
Secom IS Research Institute
Risk Management Group Researcher Hiroaki Hamada
Senior Risk Consultant / Crime Prevention Equipment Specialist / Disaster Prevention Specialist / Executive Director of Japan Association for Civil Safety
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