SEX AND CONSENT
What do young people think about sex education, consent and healthy relationships?
5 questions polled on this topic
100% response rate
132 responded out of 132 polled
May 8. 2017
Do schools do enough to teach young people about sex and consent?
May 8. 2017
What is the most important issue relating to sex education that schools should cover?
May 8. 2017
Should schools be doing more to teach young people about gender diversity and sexual orientation?
May 8. 2017
Are parents and families doing enough to teach young people about sex, consent and healthy relationships?
May 8. 2017
What do you think is the most effective way for young people to learn about sex, consent and healthy relationships?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 8. 2017
Do schools do enough to teach young people about sex and consent?
132 responded out of 132 polled
Female
8%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
Not sure
 
Not sure
45%
No
 
No
44%
Sort of
 
Sort of

Male
16%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
Not sure
 
Not sure
48%
No
 
No
28%
Sort of
 
Sort of
0-14
40%
sort of
 
sort of
0%
yes
 
yes
20%
not sure
 
not sure
40%
no
 
no

15-19
53%
sort of
 
sort of
10%
yes
 
yes
3%
not sure
 
not sure
35%
no
 
no

20-24
32%
sort of
 
sort of
5%
yes
 
yes
5%
not sure
 
not sure
58%
no
 
no

25-30
33%
sort of
 
sort of
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
not sure
 
not sure
67%
no
 
no

31-34
33%
sort of
 
sort of
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
not sure
 
not sure
67%
no
 
no

35+
0%
sort of
 
sort of
0%
yes
 
yes
20%
not sure
 
not sure
80%
no
 
no
11%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
Not sure
 
Not sure
45%
No
 
No
32%
Sort of
 
Sort of
MAY 8. 2017
What is the most important issue relating to sex education that schools should cover?
122 responded out of 128 polled
Female
3%
Impacts of pornography
 
Impacts of pornography
2%
Something else
 
Something else
73%
All of the above
 
All of the above
8%
Respectful relationships
 
Respectful relationships
2%
Staying safe with alcohol
 
Staying safe with alcohol
5%
Staying safe online
 
Staying safe online
8%
Rape culture
 
Rape culture

Male
8%
Impacts of pornography
 
Impacts of pornography
4%
Something else
 
Something else
84%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0%
Respectful relationships
 
Respectful relationships
0%
Staying safe with alcohol
 
Staying safe with alcohol
4%
Staying safe online
 
Staying safe online
0%
Rape culture
 
Rape culture
0-14
20%
staying safe online
 
staying safe online
0%
impacts of pornography
 
impacts of pornography
0%
staying safe with alcohol
 
staying safe with alcohol
0%
respectful relationships
 
respectful relationships
0%
something else
 
something else
20%
rape culture
 
rape culture
60%
all of the above
 
all of the above

15-19
0%
staying safe online
 
staying safe online
5%
impacts of pornography
 
impacts of pornography
2%
staying safe with alcohol
 
staying safe with alcohol
10%
respectful relationships
 
respectful relationships
2%
something else
 
something else
5%
rape culture
 
rape culture
76%
all of the above
 
all of the above

20-24
5%
staying safe online
 
staying safe online
0%
impacts of pornography
 
impacts of pornography
0%
staying safe with alcohol
 
staying safe with alcohol
11%
respectful relationships
 
respectful relationships
5%
something else
 
something else
0%
rape culture
 
rape culture
79%
all of the above
 
all of the above

25-30
20%
staying safe online
 
staying safe online
0%
impacts of pornography
 
impacts of pornography
0%
staying safe with alcohol
 
staying safe with alcohol
0%
respectful relationships
 
respectful relationships
0%
something else
 
something else
20%
rape culture
 
rape culture
60%
all of the above
 
all of the above

31-34
0%
staying safe online
 
staying safe online
0%
impacts of pornography
 
impacts of pornography
0%
staying safe with alcohol
 
staying safe with alcohol
0%
respectful relationships
 
respectful relationships
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
rape culture
 
rape culture
100%
all of the above
 
all of the above

35+
14%
staying safe online
 
staying safe online
14%
impacts of pornography
 
impacts of pornography
0%
staying safe with alcohol
 
staying safe with alcohol
0%
respectful relationships
 
respectful relationships
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
rape culture
 
rape culture
71%
all of the above
 
all of the above
3%
Impacts of pornography
 
Impacts of pornography
2%
Something else
 
Something else
73%
All of the above
 
All of the above
6%
Respectful relationships
 
Respectful relationships
4%
Staying safe with alcohol
 
Staying safe with alcohol
3%
Staying safe online
 
Staying safe online
9%
Rape culture
 
Rape culture
MAY 8. 2017
Should schools be doing more to teach young people about gender diversity and sexual orientation?
128 responded out of 131 polled
Female
3%
Not sure
 
Not sure
5%
No
 
No
21%
Sort of
 
Sort of
71%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
4%
Not sure
 
Not sure
4%
No
 
No
25%
Sort of
 
Sort of
67%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
60%
sort of
 
sort of
0%
not sure
 
not sure
40%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
18%
sort of
 
sort of
3%
not sure
 
not sure
72%
yes
 
yes
8%
no
 
no

20-24
21%
sort of
 
sort of
5%
not sure
 
not sure
74%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

25-30
0%
sort of
 
sort of
0%
not sure
 
not sure
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

31-34
33%
sort of
 
sort of
0%
not sure
 
not sure
67%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

35+
20%
sort of
 
sort of
0%
not sure
 
not sure
80%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no
5%
Not sure
 
Not sure
4%
No
 
No
19%
Sort of
 
Sort of
66%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 8. 2017
Are parents and families doing enough to teach young people about sex, consent and healthy relationships?
115 responded out of 121 polled
Female
13%
Not sure
 
Not sure
22%
No
 
No
43%
Sort of
 
Sort of
22%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
9%
Not sure
 
Not sure
45%
No
 
No
18%
Sort of
 
Sort of
27%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
25%
sort of
 
sort of
0%
not sure
 
not sure
25%
yes
 
yes
50%
no
 
no

15-19
20%
sort of
 
sort of
11%
not sure
 
not sure
29%
yes
 
yes
40%
no
 
no

20-24
44%
sort of
 
sort of
19%
not sure
 
not sure
19%
yes
 
yes
19%
no
 
no

25-30
75%
sort of
 
sort of
25%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

31-34
33%
sort of
 
sort of
0%
not sure
 
not sure
33%
yes
 
yes
33%
no
 
no

35+
40%
sort of
 
sort of
40%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
yes
 
yes
20%
no
 
no
10%
Not sure
 
Not sure
30%
No
 
No
34%
Sort of
 
Sort of
19%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 8. 2017
What do you think is the most effective way for young people to learn about sex, consent and healthy relationships?
111 responded out of 115 polled
Female
13%
Online/through social media
 
Online/through social media
2%
Not sure
 
Not sure
5%
Something else
 
Something else
27%
Public campaigns
 
Public campaigns
11%
Learning from parents/family
 
Learning from parents/family
7%
Learning from friends/peers
 
Learning from friends/peers
35%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school

Male
4%
Online/through social media
 
Online/through social media
0%
Not sure
 
Not sure
4%
Something else
 
Something else
13%
Public campaigns
 
Public campaigns
17%
Learning from parents/family
 
Learning from parents/family
0%
Learning from friends/peers
 
Learning from friends/peers
61%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school
0-14
0%
not sure
 
not sure
75%
classes at school
 
classes at school
0%
learning from parents/family
 
learning from parents/family
0%
learning from friends/peers
 
learning from friends/peers
0%
something else
 
something else
25%
public campaigns
 
public campaigns
0%
online/through social media
 
online/through social media

15-19
0%
not sure
 
not sure
42%
classes at school
 
classes at school
14%
learning from parents/family
 
learning from parents/family
6%
learning from friends/peers
 
learning from friends/peers
6%
something else
 
something else
28%
public campaigns
 
public campaigns
6%
online/through social media
 
online/through social media

20-24
7%
not sure
 
not sure
40%
classes at school
 
classes at school
7%
learning from parents/family
 
learning from parents/family
13%
learning from friends/peers
 
learning from friends/peers
13%
something else
 
something else
13%
public campaigns
 
public campaigns
7%
online/through social media
 
online/through social media

25-30
0%
not sure
 
not sure
80%
classes at school
 
classes at school
0%
learning from parents/family
 
learning from parents/family
0%
learning from friends/peers
 
learning from friends/peers
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
public campaigns
 
public campaigns
20%
online/through social media
 
online/through social media

31-34
0%
not sure
 
not sure
0%
classes at school
 
classes at school
33%
learning from parents/family
 
learning from parents/family
0%
learning from friends/peers
 
learning from friends/peers
0%
something else
 
something else
33%
public campaigns
 
public campaigns
33%
online/through social media
 
online/through social media

35+
0%
not sure
 
not sure
43%
classes at school
 
classes at school
29%
learning from parents/family
 
learning from parents/family
0%
learning from friends/peers
 
learning from friends/peers
0%
something else
 
something else
29%
public campaigns
 
public campaigns
0%
online/through social media
 
online/through social media
8%
Online/through social media
 
Online/through social media
1%
Not sure
 
Not sure
6%
Something else
 
Something else
23%
Public campaigns
 
Public campaigns
13%
Learning from parents/family
 
Learning from parents/family
8%
Learning from friends/peers
 
Learning from friends/peers
41%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school

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