YOUTH ENGAGEMENT
Understanding Youth in Malawi
4 questions polled on this topic
68% response rate
2,168 responded out of 3,208 polled
Apr 15. 2018
Hi U-Reporters, please tell us. What's the biggest challenge today for young people?
Apr 15. 2018
How can young people best find solutions to that challenges?
Apr 15. 2018
Have you joined a youth or community group?
Apr 15. 2018
What is your main reason for joining a group?

POLL RESULTS

APR 15. 2018
Hi U-Reporters, please tell us. What's the biggest challenge today for young people?
2,168 responded out of 3,208 polled
Female
29%
Access to education
 
Access to education
65%
Getting a job
 
Getting a job
3%
Bullying and violence
 
Bullying and violence
4%
Access to the Internet
 
Access to the Internet

Male
32%
Access to education
 
Access to education
60%
Getting a job
 
Getting a job
4%
Bullying and violence
 
Bullying and violence
4%
Access to the Internet
 
Access to the Internet
0-14
33%
Access to education
 
Access to education
67%
Getting a job
 
Getting a job
0%
Bullying and violence
 
Bullying and violence
0%
Access to the Internet
 
Access to the Internet

15-19
43%
Access to education
 
Access to education
43%
Getting a job
 
Getting a job
9%
Bullying and violence
 
Bullying and violence
4%
Access to the Internet
 
Access to the Internet

20-24
31%
Access to education
 
Access to education
61%
Getting a job
 
Getting a job
3%
Bullying and violence
 
Bullying and violence
5%
Access to the Internet
 
Access to the Internet

25-30
27%
Access to education
 
Access to education
68%
Getting a job
 
Getting a job
3%
Bullying and violence
 
Bullying and violence
2%
Access to the Internet
 
Access to the Internet

31-34
31%
Access to education
 
Access to education
64%
Getting a job
 
Getting a job
4%
Bullying and violence
 
Bullying and violence
2%
Access to the Internet
 
Access to the Internet

35+
35%
Access to education
 
Access to education
58%
Getting a job
 
Getting a job
1%
Bullying and violence
 
Bullying and violence
6%
Access to the Internet
 
Access to the Internet
32%
Access to education
 
Access to education
61%
Getting a job
 
Getting a job
4%
Bullying and violence
 
Bullying and violence
4%
Access to the Internet
 
Access to the Internet
APR 15. 2018
How can young people best find solutions to that challenges?
1,530 responded out of 2,254 polled
Female
25%
Talking w/ friends & family
 
Talking w/ friends & family
17%
Searching on the Internet
 
Searching on the Internet
58%
Joining a group / community
 
Joining a group / community

Male
29%
Talking w/ friends & family
 
Talking w/ friends & family
15%
Searching on the Internet
 
Searching on the Internet
56%
Joining a group / community
 
Joining a group / community
0-14
0%
Talking w/ friends & family
 
Talking w/ friends & family
0%
Searching on the Internet
 
Searching on the Internet
100%
Joining a group / community
 
Joining a group / community

15-19
43%
Talking w/ friends & family
 
Talking w/ friends & family
6%
Searching on the Internet
 
Searching on the Internet
51%
Joining a group / community
 
Joining a group / community

20-24
30%
Talking w/ friends & family
 
Talking w/ friends & family
13%
Searching on the Internet
 
Searching on the Internet
58%
Joining a group / community
 
Joining a group / community

25-30
27%
Talking w/ friends & family
 
Talking w/ friends & family
19%
Searching on the Internet
 
Searching on the Internet
54%
Joining a group / community
 
Joining a group / community

31-34
22%
Talking w/ friends & family
 
Talking w/ friends & family
19%
Searching on the Internet
 
Searching on the Internet
58%
Joining a group / community
 
Joining a group / community

35+
31%
Talking w/ friends & family
 
Talking w/ friends & family
20%
Searching on the Internet
 
Searching on the Internet
49%
Joining a group / community
 
Joining a group / community
28%
Talking w/ friends & family
 
Talking w/ friends & family
15%
Searching on the Internet
 
Searching on the Internet
57%
Joining a group / community
 
Joining a group / community
APR 15. 2018
Have you joined a youth or community group?
2,000 responded out of 2,049 polled
Female
49%
Yes
 
Yes
51%
No
 
No

Male
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
100%
No
 
No

15-19
48%
Yes
 
Yes
52%
No
 
No

20-24
44%
Yes
 
Yes
56%
No
 
No

25-30
48%
Yes
 
Yes
52%
No
 
No

31-34
38%
Yes
 
Yes
62%
No
 
No

35+
42%
Yes
 
Yes
58%
No
 
No
46%
Yes
 
Yes
54%
No
 
No
APR 15. 2018
What is your main reason for joining a group?
1,562 responded out of 1,948 polled
Female
6%
Make new friends
 
Make new friends
11%
Acceptance in community
 
Acceptance in community
53%
Add value to life
 
Add value to life
30%
Feel heard and understood
 
Feel heard and understood

Male
12%
Make new friends
 
Make new friends
9%
Acceptance in community
 
Acceptance in community
53%
Add value to life
 
Add value to life
26%
Feel heard and understood
 
Feel heard and understood
0-14
0%
Make new friends
 
Make new friends
0%
Acceptance in community
 
Acceptance in community
0%
Add value to life
 
Add value to life
0%
Feel heard and understood
 
Feel heard and understood

15-19
12%
Make new friends
 
Make new friends
10%
Acceptance in community
 
Acceptance in community
55%
Add value to life
 
Add value to life
24%
Feel heard and understood
 
Feel heard and understood

20-24
8%
Make new friends
 
Make new friends
11%
Acceptance in community
 
Acceptance in community
53%
Add value to life
 
Add value to life
28%
Feel heard and understood
 
Feel heard and understood

25-30
10%
Make new friends
 
Make new friends
8%
Acceptance in community
 
Acceptance in community
56%
Add value to life
 
Add value to life
26%
Feel heard and understood
 
Feel heard and understood

31-34
10%
Make new friends
 
Make new friends
10%
Acceptance in community
 
Acceptance in community
44%
Add value to life
 
Add value to life
36%
Feel heard and understood
 
Feel heard and understood

35+
13%
Make new friends
 
Make new friends
9%
Acceptance in community
 
Acceptance in community
53%
Add value to life
 
Add value to life
24%
Feel heard and understood
 
Feel heard and understood
10%
Make new friends
 
Make new friends
10%
Acceptance in community
 
Acceptance in community
53%
Add value to life
 
Add value to life
27%
Feel heard and understood
 
Feel heard and understood

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