GENERAL
Global Youth Aspirations on Employment
6 questions polled on this topic
95% response rate
46,119 responded out of 48,620 polled
Aug 1. 2018
What is the main work you are doing now?
Aug 1. 2018
What is your current job?
Aug 1. 2018
What is ur dream job?
Aug 1. 2018
With your current skills, do you think you will be able to get your dream job in the future?
Aug 1. 2018
What might stop you?
Aug 1. 2018
What would be the best thing to help young people get the jobs they want?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 1. 2018
What is the main work you are doing now?
46,119 responded out of 48,620 polled
Female
14%
Employed
 
Employed
22%
Self-Employed
 
Self-Employed
28%
Student
 
Student
35%
Unemployed
 
Unemployed

Male
20%
Employed
 
Employed
30%
Self-Employed
 
Self-Employed
21%
Student
 
Student
29%
Unemployed
 
Unemployed
0-14
10%
Employed
 
Employed
31%
Self-Employed
 
Self-Employed
41%
Student
 
Student
17%
Unemployed
 
Unemployed

15-19
5%
Employed
 
Employed
29%
Self-Employed
 
Self-Employed
46%
Student
 
Student
19%
Unemployed
 
Unemployed

20-24
11%
Employed
 
Employed
24%
Self-Employed
 
Self-Employed
30%
Student
 
Student
35%
Unemployed
 
Unemployed

25-30
27%
Employed
 
Employed
29%
Self-Employed
 
Self-Employed
9%
Student
 
Student
35%
Unemployed
 
Unemployed

31-34
35%
Employed
 
Employed
33%
Self-Employed
 
Self-Employed
4%
Student
 
Student
28%
Unemployed
 
Unemployed

35+
35%
Employed
 
Employed
39%
Self-Employed
 
Self-Employed
3%
Student
 
Student
24%
Unemployed
 
Unemployed
18%
Employed
 
Employed
28%
Self-Employed
 
Self-Employed
24%
Student
 
Student
31%
Unemployed
 
Unemployed
AUG 1. 2018
What is your current job?
15,429 responded out of 20,830 polled
Female
13%
Government
 
Government
7%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
22%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
28%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
18%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
10%
Private Company
 
Private Company
2%
Factory
 
Factory

Male
12%
Government
 
Government
10%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
15%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
20%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
28%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
11%
Private Company
 
Private Company
4%
Factory
 
Factory
0-14
8%
Government
 
Government
12%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
20%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
36%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
20%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
0%
Private Company
 
Private Company
4%
Factory
 
Factory

15-19
11%
Government
 
Government
11%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
28%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
25%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
22%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
3%
Private Company
 
Private Company
1%
Factory
 
Factory

20-24
9%
Government
 
Government
9%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
14%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
28%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
27%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
10%
Private Company
 
Private Company
4%
Factory
 
Factory

25-30
12%
Government
 
Government
8%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
17%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
21%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
25%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
13%
Private Company
 
Private Company
4%
Factory
 
Factory

31-34
21%
Government
 
Government
8%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
16%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
17%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
25%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
11%
Private Company
 
Private Company
2%
Factory
 
Factory

35+
19%
Government
 
Government
10%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
13%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
14%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
29%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
14%
Private Company
 
Private Company
2%
Factory
 
Factory
12%
Government
 
Government
9%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
17%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
22%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
25%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
11%
Private Company
 
Private Company
3%
Factory
 
Factory
AUG 1. 2018
What is ur dream job?
37,150 responded out of 43,918 polled
Female
25%
Government
 
Government
10%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
30%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
16%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
6%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
10%
Private Company
 
Private Company
2%
Factory
 
Factory

Male
19%
Government
 
Government
16%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
20%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
17%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
11%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
14%
Private Company
 
Private Company
3%
Factory
 
Factory
0-14
15%
Government
 
Government
21%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
30%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
16%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
9%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
6%
Private Company
 
Private Company
3%
Factory
 
Factory

15-19
31%
Government
 
Government
15%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
26%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
11%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
5%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
10%
Private Company
 
Private Company
2%
Factory
 
Factory

20-24
20%
Government
 
Government
14%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
26%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
17%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
7%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
13%
Private Company
 
Private Company
4%
Factory
 
Factory

25-30
19%
Government
 
Government
15%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
20%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
19%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
11%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
13%
Private Company
 
Private Company
3%
Factory
 
Factory

31-34
22%
Government
 
Government
10%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
19%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
21%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
12%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
14%
Private Company
 
Private Company
2%
Factory
 
Factory

35+
20%
Government
 
Government
9%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
15%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
19%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
21%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
13%
Private Company
 
Private Company
3%
Factory
 
Factory
22%
Government
 
Government
14%
Military or Police
 
Military or Police
23%
Education or Health
 
Education or Health
16%
Shop or Trader
 
Shop or Trader
9%
Farming or Fishing
 
Farming or Fishing
13%
Private Company
 
Private Company
3%
Factory
 
Factory
AUG 1. 2018
With your current skills, do you think you will be able to get your dream job in the future?
40,920 responded out of 41,865 polled
Female
73%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
21%
Maybe
 
Maybe

Male
69%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
24%
Maybe
 
Maybe
0-14
67%
Yes
 
Yes
10%
No
 
No
23%
Maybe
 
Maybe

15-19
74%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
21%
Maybe
 
Maybe

20-24
72%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
22%
Maybe
 
Maybe

25-30
68%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No
24%
Maybe
 
Maybe

31-34
66%
Yes
 
Yes
9%
No
 
No
24%
Maybe
 
Maybe

35+
66%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No
25%
Maybe
 
Maybe
70%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
23%
Maybe
 
Maybe
AUG 1. 2018
What might stop you?
11,612 responded out of 12,505 polled
Female
44%
Lack of Money
 
Lack of Money
29%
Not enough education
 
Not enough education
15%
Don’t know right people
 
Don’t know right people
1%
Disability
 
Disability
5%
No support from family
 
No support from family
6%
Not many jobs like this
 
Not many jobs like this

Male
45%
Lack of Money
 
Lack of Money
25%
Not enough education
 
Not enough education
17%
Don’t know right people
 
Don’t know right people
2%
Disability
 
Disability
4%
No support from family
 
No support from family
8%
Not many jobs like this
 
Not many jobs like this
0-14
49%
Lack of Money
 
Lack of Money
12%
Not enough education
 
Not enough education
22%
Don’t know right people
 
Don’t know right people
0%
Disability
 
Disability
14%
No support from family
 
No support from family
4%
Not many jobs like this
 
Not many jobs like this

15-19
52%
Lack of Money
 
Lack of Money
20%
Not enough education
 
Not enough education
15%
Don’t know right people
 
Don’t know right people
2%
Disability
 
Disability
5%
No support from family
 
No support from family
6%
Not many jobs like this
 
Not many jobs like this

20-24
45%
Lack of Money
 
Lack of Money
25%
Not enough education
 
Not enough education
17%
Don’t know right people
 
Don’t know right people
1%
Disability
 
Disability
5%
No support from family
 
No support from family
7%
Not many jobs like this
 
Not many jobs like this

25-30
40%
Lack of Money
 
Lack of Money
30%
Not enough education
 
Not enough education
17%
Don’t know right people
 
Don’t know right people
2%
Disability
 
Disability
4%
No support from family
 
No support from family
8%
Not many jobs like this
 
Not many jobs like this

31-34
46%
Lack of Money
 
Lack of Money
30%
Not enough education
 
Not enough education
14%
Don’t know right people
 
Don’t know right people
1%
Disability
 
Disability
2%
No support from family
 
No support from family
7%
Not many jobs like this
 
Not many jobs like this

35+
45%
Lack of Money
 
Lack of Money
29%
Not enough education
 
Not enough education
17%
Don’t know right people
 
Don’t know right people
1%
Disability
 
Disability
3%
No support from family
 
No support from family
6%
Not many jobs like this
 
Not many jobs like this
44%
Lack of Money
 
Lack of Money
26%
Not enough education
 
Not enough education
16%
Don’t know right people
 
Don’t know right people
1%
Disability
 
Disability
4%
No support from family
 
No support from family
7%
Not many jobs like this
 
Not many jobs like this
AUG 1. 2018
What would be the best thing to help young people get the jobs they want?
37,989 responded out of 39,693 polled
Female
61%
Better education
 
Better education
10%
Economic growth
 
Economic growth
17%
More internships
 
More internships
12%
Financial support
 
Financial support

Male
56%
Better education
 
Better education
12%
Economic growth
 
Economic growth
20%
More internships
 
More internships
13%
Financial support
 
Financial support
0-14
77%
Better education
 
Better education
7%
Economic growth
 
Economic growth
9%
More internships
 
More internships
7%
Financial support
 
Financial support

15-19
71%
Better education
 
Better education
7%
Economic growth
 
Economic growth
12%
More internships
 
More internships
10%
Financial support
 
Financial support

20-24
56%
Better education
 
Better education
11%
Economic growth
 
Economic growth
19%
More internships
 
More internships
14%
Financial support
 
Financial support

25-30
52%
Better education
 
Better education
13%
Economic growth
 
Economic growth
22%
More internships
 
More internships
13%
Financial support
 
Financial support

31-34
53%
Better education
 
Better education
14%
Economic growth
 
Economic growth
22%
More internships
 
More internships
11%
Financial support
 
Financial support

35+
59%
Better education
 
Better education
9%
Economic growth
 
Economic growth
21%
More internships
 
More internships
11%
Financial support
 
Financial support
58%
Better education
 
Better education
11%
Economic growth
 
Economic growth
19%
More internships
 
More internships
12%
Financial support
 
Financial support

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