YOUTH VOICES
Youth Week 2018
6 questions polled on this topic
99% response rate
270 responded out of 272 polled
May 17. 2018
Do the government and authorities listen to young people?
May 17. 2018
Why don't authorities listen to young people?
May 17. 2018
Is important to have your say on issues involving young people?
May 17. 2018
Do you know where to go to have your say on issues involving young people?
May 17. 2018
How do you share your opinions on issues that matter with government and authorities?
May 17. 2018
How do you like to receive information about issues that affect you?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 17. 2018
Do the government and authorities listen to young people?
270 responded out of 272 polled
Female
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No
0%
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Male
31%
Yes
 
Yes
69%
No
 
No
0%
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0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
100%
No
 
No
0%
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15-19
34%
Yes
 
Yes
66%
No
 
No
0%
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20-24
17%
Yes
 
Yes
83%
No
 
No
0%
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25-30
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No
0%
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31-34
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
0%
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35+
67%
Yes
 
Yes
33%
No
 
No
0%
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32%
Yes
 
Yes
68%
No
 
No
0%
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MAY 17. 2018
Why don't authorities listen to young people?
176 responded out of 182 polled
Female
7%
They don't care
 
They don't care
54%
They don't ask
 
They don't ask
28%
They don't change
 
They don't change
3%
Youth voices are counted differently
 
Youth voices are counted differently
7%
Something else
 
Something else

Male
9%
They don't care
 
They don't care
18%
They don't ask
 
They don't ask
27%
They don't change
 
They don't change
36%
Youth voices are counted differently
 
Youth voices are counted differently
9%
Something else
 
Something else
0-14
0%
They don't care
 
They don't care
50%
They don't ask
 
They don't ask
50%
They don't change
 
They don't change
0%
Youth voices are counted differently
 
Youth voices are counted differently
0%
Something else
 
Something else

15-19
4%
They don't care
 
They don't care
58%
They don't ask
 
They don't ask
25%
They don't change
 
They don't change
7%
Youth voices are counted differently
 
Youth voices are counted differently
5%
Something else
 
Something else

20-24
12%
They don't care
 
They don't care
38%
They don't ask
 
They don't ask
25%
They don't change
 
They don't change
12%
Youth voices are counted differently
 
Youth voices are counted differently
12%
Something else
 
Something else

25-30
25%
They don't care
 
They don't care
50%
They don't ask
 
They don't ask
25%
They don't change
 
They don't change
0%
Youth voices are counted differently
 
Youth voices are counted differently
0%
Something else
 
Something else

31-34
0%
They don't care
 
They don't care
0%
They don't ask
 
They don't ask
0%
They don't change
 
They don't change
0%
Youth voices are counted differently
 
Youth voices are counted differently
0%
Something else
 
Something else

35+
0%
They don't care
 
They don't care
100%
They don't ask
 
They don't ask
0%
They don't change
 
They don't change
0%
Youth voices are counted differently
 
Youth voices are counted differently
0%
Something else
 
Something else
8%
They don't care
 
They don't care
52%
They don't ask
 
They don't ask
26%
They don't change
 
They don't change
7%
Youth voices are counted differently
 
Youth voices are counted differently
7%
Something else
 
Something else
MAY 17. 2018
Is important to have your say on issues involving young people?
262 responded out of 264 polled
Female
98%
Yes
 
Yes
2%
No
 
No

Male
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
0-14
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
96%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No

20-24
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

25-30
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

31-34
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

35+
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
98%
Yes
 
Yes
2%
No
 
No
MAY 17. 2018
Do you know where to go to have your say on issues involving young people?
252 responded out of 254 polled
Female
26%
Yes
 
Yes
74%
No
 
No

Male
40%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
100%
No
 
No

15-19
25%
Yes
 
Yes
75%
No
 
No

20-24
40%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No

25-30
17%
Yes
 
Yes
83%
No
 
No

31-34
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

35+
0%
Yes
 
Yes
100%
No
 
No
27%
Yes
 
Yes
73%
No
 
No
MAY 17. 2018
How do you share your opinions on issues that matter with government and authorities?
248 responded out of 254 polled
Female
32%
Social media
 
Social media
16%
Letter or phone
 
Letter or phone
7%
Protest
 
Protest
35%
Youth movement
 
Youth movement
10%
Something else
 
Something else

Male
40%
Social media
 
Social media
7%
Letter or phone
 
Letter or phone
7%
Protest
 
Protest
40%
Youth movement
 
Youth movement
7%
Something else
 
Something else
0-14
50%
Social media
 
Social media
0%
Letter or phone
 
Letter or phone
0%
Protest
 
Protest
50%
Youth movement
 
Youth movement
0%
Something else
 
Something else

15-19
26%
Social media
 
Social media
16%
Letter or phone
 
Letter or phone
5%
Protest
 
Protest
43%
Youth movement
 
Youth movement
11%
Something else
 
Something else

20-24
38%
Social media
 
Social media
25%
Letter or phone
 
Letter or phone
0%
Protest
 
Protest
25%
Youth movement
 
Youth movement
12%
Something else
 
Something else

25-30
60%
Social media
 
Social media
0%
Letter or phone
 
Letter or phone
0%
Protest
 
Protest
20%
Youth movement
 
Youth movement
20%
Something else
 
Something else

31-34
0%
Social media
 
Social media
0%
Letter or phone
 
Letter or phone
0%
Protest
 
Protest
0%
Youth movement
 
Youth movement
0%
Something else
 
Something else

35+
67%
Social media
 
Social media
0%
Letter or phone
 
Letter or phone
0%
Protest
 
Protest
0%
Youth movement
 
Youth movement
33%
Something else
 
Something else
31%
Social media
 
Social media
16%
Letter or phone
 
Letter or phone
6%
Protest
 
Protest
35%
Youth movement
 
Youth movement
10%
Something else
 
Something else
MAY 17. 2018
How do you like to receive information about issues that affect you?
248 responded out of 254 polled
Female
53%
Social media
 
Social media
18%
Email
 
Email
19%
School
 
School
3%
Friends or family
 
Friends or family
5%
News websites
 
News websites
2%
Somewhere else
 
Somewhere else

Male
44%
Social media
 
Social media
44%
Email
 
Email
12%
School
 
School
0%
Friends or family
 
Friends or family
0%
News websites
 
News websites
0%
Somewhere else
 
Somewhere else
0-14
50%
Social media
 
Social media
50%
Email
 
Email
0%
School
 
School
0%
Friends or family
 
Friends or family
0%
News websites
 
News websites
0%
Somewhere else
 
Somewhere else

15-19
54%
Social media
 
Social media
16%
Email
 
Email
23%
School
 
School
1%
Friends or family
 
Friends or family
4%
News websites
 
News websites
1%
Somewhere else
 
Somewhere else

20-24
75%
Social media
 
Social media
12%
Email
 
Email
0%
School
 
School
12%
Friends or family
 
Friends or family
0%
News websites
 
News websites
0%
Somewhere else
 
Somewhere else

25-30
67%
Social media
 
Social media
33%
Email
 
Email
0%
School
 
School
0%
Friends or family
 
Friends or family
0%
News websites
 
News websites
0%
Somewhere else
 
Somewhere else

31-34
0%
Social media
 
Social media
0%
Email
 
Email
0%
School
 
School
0%
Friends or family
 
Friends or family
0%
News websites
 
News websites
0%
Somewhere else
 
Somewhere else

35+
100%
Social media
 
Social media
0%
Email
 
Email
0%
School
 
School
0%
Friends or family
 
Friends or family
0%
News websites
 
News websites
0%
Somewhere else
 
Somewhere else
54%
Social media
 
Social media
20%
Email
 
Email
17%
School
 
School
2%
Friends or family
 
Friends or family
4%
News websites
 
News websites
2%
Somewhere else
 
Somewhere else

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