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
19%
Education
 
Education
22%
Housing
 
Housing
37%
Health
 
Health
15%
Environment
 
Environment
4%
Sex, consent and gender
 
Sex, consent and gender
4%
Something else
 
Something else
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0%
Accessibility and disability issues
 
Accessibility and disability issues

Male
8%
Education
 
Education
31%
Housing
 
Housing
31%
Health
 
Health
15%
Environment
 
Environment
0%
Sex, consent and gender
 
Sex, consent and gender
8%
Something else
 
Something else
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
8%
Accessibility and disability issues
 
Accessibility and disability issues
0-14
100%
Education
 
Education
0%
Housing
 
Housing
0%
Health
 
Health
0%
Environment
 
Environment
0%
Sex, consent and gender
 
Sex, consent and gender
0%
Something else
 
Something else
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0%
Accessibility and disability issues
 
Accessibility and disability issues

15-19
17%
Education
 
Education
22%
Housing
 
Housing
30%
Health
 
Health
22%
Environment
 
Environment
0%
Sex, consent and gender
 
Sex, consent and gender
9%
Something else
 
Something else
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0%
Accessibility and disability issues
 
Accessibility and disability issues

20-24
20%
Education
 
Education
40%
Housing
 
Housing
20%
Health
 
Health
20%
Environment
 
Environment
0%
Sex, consent and gender
 
Sex, consent and gender
0%
Something else
 
Something else
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0%
Accessibility and disability issues
 
Accessibility and disability issues

25-30
0%
Education
 
Education
25%
Housing
 
Housing
50%
Health
 
Health
0%
Environment
 
Environment
0%
Sex, consent and gender
 
Sex, consent and gender
0%
Something else
 
Something else
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
25%
Accessibility and disability issues
 
Accessibility and disability issues

31-34
0%
Education
 
Education
0%
Housing
 
Housing
100%
Health
 
Health
0%
Environment
 
Environment
0%
Sex, consent and gender
 
Sex, consent and gender
0%
Something else
 
Something else
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0%
Accessibility and disability issues
 
Accessibility and disability issues

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

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

15-19
5%
Extremely committed
 
Extremely committed
5%
Quite committed
 
Quite committed
62%
Not that committed
 
Not that committed
29%
Not at all committed
 
Not at all committed
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know

20-24
0%
Extremely committed
 
Extremely committed
0%
Quite committed
 
Quite committed
20%
Not that committed
 
Not that committed
80%
Not at all committed
 
Not at all committed
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know

25-30
0%
Extremely committed
 
Extremely committed
0%
Quite committed
 
Quite committed
75%
Not that committed
 
Not that committed
25%
Not at all committed
 
Not at all committed
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know

31-34
0%
Extremely committed
 
Extremely committed
0%
Quite committed
 
Quite committed
100%
Not that committed
 
Not that committed
0%
Not at all committed
 
Not at all committed
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know

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

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

15-19
33%
Extremely likely
 
Extremely likely
33%
Likely
 
Likely
0%
Not sure
 
Not sure
33%
Unlikely
 
Unlikely
0%
Extremely unlikely
 
Extremely unlikely

20-24
100%
Extremely likely
 
Extremely likely
0%
Likely
 
Likely
0%
Not sure
 
Not sure
0%
Unlikely
 
Unlikely
0%
Extremely unlikely
 
Extremely unlikely

25-30
100%
Extremely likely
 
Extremely likely
0%
Likely
 
Likely
0%
Not sure
 
Not sure
0%
Unlikely
 
Unlikely
0%
Extremely unlikely
 
Extremely unlikely

31-34
0%
Extremely likely
 
Extremely likely
0%
Likely
 
Likely
100%
Not sure
 
Not sure
0%
Unlikely
 
Unlikely
0%
Extremely unlikely
 
Extremely unlikely

35+
100%
Extremely likely
 
Extremely likely
0%
Likely
 
Likely
0%
Not sure
 
Not sure
0%
Unlikely
 
Unlikely
0%
Extremely unlikely
 
Extremely unlikely
71%
Extremely likely
 
Extremely likely
14%
Likely
 
Likely
11%
Not sure
 
Not sure
4%
Unlikely
 
Unlikely
0%
Extremely unlikely
 
Extremely unlikely
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
40%
More likely
 
More likely
0%
Less likely
 
Less likely
60%
No change
 
No change

Male
58%
More likely
 
More likely
8%
Less likely
 
Less likely
33%
No change
 
No change
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
58%
More likely
 
More likely
3%
Less likely
 
Less likely
39%
No change
 
No change
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
17%
More relatable politicians
 
More relatable politicians
17%
Better policies for young people
 
Better policies for young people
29%
Improved education about voting
 
Improved education about voting
8%
Compulsory voting
 
Compulsory voting
25%
Online voting
 
Online voting
4%
Something else
 
Something else

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

15-19
26%
More relatable politicians
 
More relatable politicians
21%
Better policies for young people
 
Better policies for young people
26%
Improved education about voting
 
Improved education about voting
11%
Compulsory voting
 
Compulsory voting
11%
Online voting
 
Online voting
5%
Something else
 
Something else

20-24
25%
More relatable politicians
 
More relatable politicians
0%
Better policies for young people
 
Better policies for young people
25%
Improved education about voting
 
Improved education about voting
25%
Compulsory voting
 
Compulsory voting
0%
Online voting
 
Online voting
25%
Something else
 
Something else

25-30
0%
More relatable politicians
 
More relatable politicians
33%
Better policies for young people
 
Better policies for young people
0%
Improved education about voting
 
Improved education about voting
0%
Compulsory voting
 
Compulsory voting
67%
Online voting
 
Online voting
0%
Something else
 
Something else

31-34
0%
More relatable politicians
 
More relatable politicians
0%
Better policies for young people
 
Better policies for young people
0%
Improved education about voting
 
Improved education about voting
0%
Compulsory voting
 
Compulsory voting
100%
Online voting
 
Online voting
0%
Something else
 
Something else

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

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