YOUTH VOICES
Are politicians doing enough to address the issues that young New Zealanders care about? Send us a FB message with the word 'political' to have your say.
5 questions polled on this topic
96% response rate
97 responded out of 101 polled
Apr 19. 2017
What are the issues that matter most to young New Zealanders?
Apr 19. 2017
How committed are politicians to addressing the issues young New Zealanders care about?
Apr 19. 2017
How likely are you to vote in future?
Apr 19. 2017
Would hearing a panel of politicians speak (in person) change the likelihood of you voting in future?
Apr 19. 2017
What do you think would be the most effective way to encourage young people to vote in future?

POLL RESULTS

APR 19. 2017
What are the issues that matter most to young New Zealanders?
97 responded out of 101 polled
Female
0%
Accessibility and disability issues
 
Accessibility and disability issues
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
4%
Something else
 
Something else
4%
Sex, consent and gender
 
Sex, consent and gender
15%
Environment
 
Environment
37%
Health
 
Health
22%
Housing
 
Housing
19%
Education
 
Education

Male
8%
Accessibility and disability issues
 
Accessibility and disability issues
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
8%
Something else
 
Something else
0%
Sex, consent and gender
 
Sex, consent and gender
15%
Environment
 
Environment
31%
Health
 
Health
31%
Housing
 
Housing
8%
Education
 
Education
0-14
0%
housing
 
housing
0%
sex, consent and gender
 
sex, consent and gender
0%
environment
 
environment
0%
accessibility and disability issues
 
accessibility and disability issues
0%
health
 
health
0%
something else
 
something else
100%
education
 
education
0%
don't know
 
don't know

15-19
22%
housing
 
housing
0%
sex, consent and gender
 
sex, consent and gender
22%
environment
 
environment
0%
accessibility and disability issues
 
accessibility and disability issues
30%
health
 
health
9%
something else
 
something else
17%
education
 
education
0%
don't know
 
don't know

20-24
40%
housing
 
housing
0%
sex, consent and gender
 
sex, consent and gender
20%
environment
 
environment
0%
accessibility and disability issues
 
accessibility and disability issues
20%
health
 
health
0%
something else
 
something else
20%
education
 
education
0%
don't know
 
don't know

25-30
25%
housing
 
housing
0%
sex, consent and gender
 
sex, consent and gender
0%
environment
 
environment
25%
accessibility and disability issues
 
accessibility and disability issues
50%
health
 
health
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
education
 
education
0%
don't know
 
don't know

31-34
0%
housing
 
housing
0%
sex, consent and gender
 
sex, consent and gender
0%
environment
 
environment
0%
accessibility and disability issues
 
accessibility and disability issues
100%
health
 
health
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
education
 
education
0%
don't know
 
don't know

35+
0%
housing
 
housing
0%
sex, consent and gender
 
sex, consent and gender
50%
environment
 
environment
0%
accessibility and disability issues
 
accessibility and disability issues
50%
health
 
health
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
education
 
education
0%
don't know
 
don't know
1%
Accessibility and disability issues
 
Accessibility and disability issues
1%
Don't know
 
Don't know
4%
Something else
 
Something else
4%
Sex, consent and gender
 
Sex, consent and gender
21%
Environment
 
Environment
21%
Health
 
Health
27%
Housing
 
Housing
22%
Education
 
Education
APR 19. 2017
How committed are politicians to addressing the issues young New Zealanders care about?
95 responded out of 97 polled
Female
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
42%
Not at all committed
 
Not at all committed
50%
Not that committed
 
Not that committed
8%
Quite committed
 
Quite committed
0%
Extremely committed
 
Extremely committed

Male
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
17%
Not at all committed
 
Not at all committed
67%
Not that committed
 
Not that committed
8%
Quite committed
 
Quite committed
8%
Extremely committed
 
Extremely committed
0-14
0%
extremely committed
 
extremely committed
100%
quite committed
 
quite committed
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
not that committed
 
not that committed
0%
not at all committed
 
not at all committed

15-19
5%
extremely committed
 
extremely committed
5%
quite committed
 
quite committed
0%
don't know
 
don't know
62%
not that committed
 
not that committed
29%
not at all committed
 
not at all committed

20-24
0%
extremely committed
 
extremely committed
0%
quite committed
 
quite committed
0%
don't know
 
don't know
20%
not that committed
 
not that committed
80%
not at all committed
 
not at all committed

25-30
0%
extremely committed
 
extremely committed
0%
quite committed
 
quite committed
0%
don't know
 
don't know
75%
not that committed
 
not that committed
25%
not at all committed
 
not at all committed

31-34
0%
extremely committed
 
extremely committed
0%
quite committed
 
quite committed
0%
don't know
 
don't know
100%
not that committed
 
not that committed
0%
not at all committed
 
not at all committed

35+
0%
extremely committed
 
extremely committed
0%
quite committed
 
quite committed
0%
don't know
 
don't know
100%
not that committed
 
not that committed
0%
not at all committed
 
not at all committed
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
22%
Not at all committed
 
Not at all committed
58%
Not that committed
 
Not that committed
18%
Quite committed
 
Quite committed
2%
Extremely committed
 
Extremely committed
APR 19. 2017
How likely are you to vote in future?
28 responded out of 28 polled
Female
0%
Extremely unlikely
 
Extremely unlikely
8%
Unlikely
 
Unlikely
8%
Not sure
 
Not sure
15%
Likely
 
Likely
69%
Extremely likely
 
Extremely likely

Male
0%
Extremely unlikely
 
Extremely unlikely
0%
Unlikely
 
Unlikely
14%
Not sure
 
Not sure
14%
Likely
 
Likely
71%
Extremely likely
 
Extremely likely
0-14
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
extremely unlikely
 
extremely unlikely
0%
unlikely
 
unlikely
100%
likely
 
likely
0%
extremely likely
 
extremely likely

15-19
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
extremely unlikely
 
extremely unlikely
33%
unlikely
 
unlikely
33%
likely
 
likely
33%
extremely likely
 
extremely likely

20-24
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
extremely unlikely
 
extremely unlikely
0%
unlikely
 
unlikely
0%
likely
 
likely
100%
extremely likely
 
extremely likely

25-30
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
extremely unlikely
 
extremely unlikely
0%
unlikely
 
unlikely
0%
likely
 
likely
100%
extremely likely
 
extremely likely

31-34
100%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
extremely unlikely
 
extremely unlikely
0%
unlikely
 
unlikely
0%
likely
 
likely
0%
extremely likely
 
extremely likely

35+
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
extremely unlikely
 
extremely unlikely
0%
unlikely
 
unlikely
0%
likely
 
likely
100%
extremely likely
 
extremely likely
0%
Extremely unlikely
 
Extremely unlikely
4%
Unlikely
 
Unlikely
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure
14%
Likely
 
Likely
71%
Extremely likely
 
Extremely likely
APR 19. 2017
Would hearing a panel of politicians speak (in person) change the likelihood of you voting in future?
93 responded out of 95 polled
Female
60%
No change
 
No change
0%
Less likely
 
Less likely
40%
More likely
 
More likely

Male
33%
No change
 
No change
8%
Less likely
 
Less likely
58%
More likely
 
More likely
0-14
100%
more likely
 
more likely
0%
less likely
 
less likely
0%
no change
 
no change

15-19
47%
more likely
 
more likely
5%
less likely
 
less likely
47%
no change
 
no change

20-24
20%
more likely
 
more likely
0%
less likely
 
less likely
80%
no change
 
no change

25-30
50%
more likely
 
more likely
0%
less likely
 
less likely
50%
no change
 
no change

31-34
0%
more likely
 
more likely
0%
less likely
 
less likely
100%
no change
 
no change

35+
0%
more likely
 
more likely
0%
less likely
 
less likely
100%
no change
 
no change
39%
No change
 
No change
3%
Less likely
 
Less likely
58%
More likely
 
More likely
APR 19. 2017
What do you think would be the most effective way to encourage young people to vote in future?
91 responded out of 93 polled
Female
8%
Compulsory voting
 
Compulsory voting
4%
Something else
 
Something else
25%
Online voting
 
Online voting
29%
Improved education about voting
 
Improved education about voting
17%
Better policies for young people
 
Better policies for young people
17%
More relatable politicians
 
More relatable politicians

Male
9%
Compulsory voting
 
Compulsory voting
9%
Something else
 
Something else
18%
Online voting
 
Online voting
18%
Improved education about voting
 
Improved education about voting
18%
Better policies for young people
 
Better policies for young people
27%
More relatable politicians
 
More relatable politicians
0-14
100%
better policies for young people
 
better policies for young people
0%
compulsory voting
 
compulsory voting
0%
online voting
 
online voting
0%
improved education about voting
 
improved education about voting
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
more relatable politicians
 
more relatable politicians

15-19
21%
better policies for young people
 
better policies for young people
11%
compulsory voting
 
compulsory voting
11%
online voting
 
online voting
26%
improved education about voting
 
improved education about voting
5%
something else
 
something else
26%
more relatable politicians
 
more relatable politicians

20-24
0%
better policies for young people
 
better policies for young people
25%
compulsory voting
 
compulsory voting
0%
online voting
 
online voting
25%
improved education about voting
 
improved education about voting
25%
something else
 
something else
25%
more relatable politicians
 
more relatable politicians

25-30
33%
better policies for young people
 
better policies for young people
0%
compulsory voting
 
compulsory voting
67%
online voting
 
online voting
0%
improved education about voting
 
improved education about voting
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
more relatable politicians
 
more relatable politicians

31-34
0%
better policies for young people
 
better policies for young people
0%
compulsory voting
 
compulsory voting
100%
online voting
 
online voting
0%
improved education about voting
 
improved education about voting
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
more relatable politicians
 
more relatable politicians

35+
50%
better policies for young people
 
better policies for young people
0%
compulsory voting
 
compulsory voting
0%
online voting
 
online voting
50%
improved education about voting
 
improved education about voting
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
more relatable politicians
 
more relatable politicians
5%
Compulsory voting
 
Compulsory voting
4%
Something else
 
Something else
13%
Online voting
 
Online voting
29%
Improved education about voting
 
Improved education about voting
35%
Better policies for young people
 
Better policies for young people
12%
More relatable politicians
 
More relatable politicians

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