Young individuals in Japan prefer to utilize email and social media over face-to-face talks when inquiring concerning problems they bother with, consisting of social partnerships, a federal government survey has actually located.
According to the 2020 white paper on kids and young people, taken on at a Cabinet conference Friday, the percentage of participants in the survey that claimed they intend to utilize email and social media when looking for assistance from public assessment solutions and professionals stood at 30.8 percent and 26.4 percent, specifically.
The percentage pertained to 22.6 percent for individuals that claimed they prefer telephones and 21.0 percent for those that they claimed would certainly most like to go to an examination center for face-to-face talks.
The percentage of individuals aged 15-19 that pointed out a choice for social media was specifically high, at 32.2 percent, frustrating the 18.4 percent that intended to hold straight consultations at centers.
Meanwhile, 11.1 percent of all participants claimed they do not intend to utilize such face-to-face solutions.
“Some young people may think that such services are useless while others may not know about the services,” a Cabinet Office authorities claimed.
The survey, performed by the federal government company in November and December in 2014, covered an overall of 10,000 individuals aged in between 13 and 29. Multiple solutions were admitted the survey.
The white paper likewise kept in mind that the city of Hamamatsu, in Shizuoka Prefecture, started consultations solutions for youngsters with the Line cost-free messaging application. In simply 2 weeks, the variety of consultations over the application surpassed fifty percent of the face-to-face consultations the city offers at its workplaces a year.
Hamamatsu’s use social media “exposed untapped demand for consultations,” the record claimed.