SOCIAL POLICY
Understanding Social Issues in Malawi
6 questions polled on this topic
24% response rate
35,737 responded out of 147,285 polled
Nov 24. 2018
Which of the following do you think is the greatest need of children in Malawi?
Nov 24. 2018
Do you think children in Malawi suffer more from poverty than adults?
Nov 24. 2018
Who do you think is most affected by poverty?
Nov 24. 2018
Can a child living with wealthy parents or guardians still suffer from poverty?
Nov 24. 2018
Whom do you think is mainly responsible for fighting poverty among children?
Nov 24. 2018
Which of the following is key in fighting child poverty in Malawi?

POLL RESULTS

NOV 24. 2018
Which of the following do you think is the greatest need of children in Malawi?
35,737 responded out of 147,285 polled
Female
14%
A. Food
 
A. Food
14%
B. Health
 
B. Health
1%
C. Housing
 
C. Housing
17%
D. Education and information
 
D. Education and information
11%
E. Protection from abuse
 
E. Protection from abuse
1%
F. Water and sanitation
 
F. Water and sanitation
41%
G. All of the above
 
G. All of the above

Male
15%
A. Food
 
A. Food
13%
B. Health
 
B. Health
1%
C. Housing
 
C. Housing
16%
D. Education and information
 
D. Education and information
12%
E. Protection from abuse
 
E. Protection from abuse
1%
F. Water and sanitation
 
F. Water and sanitation
42%
G. All of the above
 
G. All of the above
0-14
21%
A. Food
 
A. Food
9%
B. Health
 
B. Health
1%
C. Housing
 
C. Housing
18%
D. Education and information
 
D. Education and information
15%
E. Protection from abuse
 
E. Protection from abuse
3%
F. Water and sanitation
 
F. Water and sanitation
33%
G. All of the above
 
G. All of the above

15-19
15%
A. Food
 
A. Food
15%
B. Health
 
B. Health
2%
C. Housing
 
C. Housing
21%
D. Education and information
 
D. Education and information
10%
E. Protection from abuse
 
E. Protection from abuse
1%
F. Water and sanitation
 
F. Water and sanitation
36%
G. All of the above
 
G. All of the above

20-24
15%
A. Food
 
A. Food
13%
B. Health
 
B. Health
1%
C. Housing
 
C. Housing
18%
D. Education and information
 
D. Education and information
11%
E. Protection from abuse
 
E. Protection from abuse
1%
F. Water and sanitation
 
F. Water and sanitation
41%
G. All of the above
 
G. All of the above

25-30
15%
A. Food
 
A. Food
13%
B. Health
 
B. Health
1%
C. Housing
 
C. Housing
14%
D. Education and information
 
D. Education and information
13%
E. Protection from abuse
 
E. Protection from abuse
1%
F. Water and sanitation
 
F. Water and sanitation
44%
G. All of the above
 
G. All of the above

31-34
14%
A. Food
 
A. Food
12%
B. Health
 
B. Health
1%
C. Housing
 
C. Housing
12%
D. Education and information
 
D. Education and information
14%
E. Protection from abuse
 
E. Protection from abuse
1%
F. Water and sanitation
 
F. Water and sanitation
47%
G. All of the above
 
G. All of the above

35+
17%
A. Food
 
A. Food
11%
B. Health
 
B. Health
1%
C. Housing
 
C. Housing
12%
D. Education and information
 
D. Education and information
12%
E. Protection from abuse
 
E. Protection from abuse
2%
F. Water and sanitation
 
F. Water and sanitation
46%
G. All of the above
 
G. All of the above
15%
A. Food
 
A. Food
13%
B. Health
 
B. Health
1%
C. Housing
 
C. Housing
17%
D. Education and information
 
D. Education and information
11%
E. Protection from abuse
 
E. Protection from abuse
1%
F. Water and sanitation
 
F. Water and sanitation
41%
G. All of the above
 
G. All of the above
NOV 24. 2018
Do you think children in Malawi suffer more from poverty than adults?
32,435 responded out of 38,182 polled
Female
85%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
11%
B. No
 
B. No
5%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know

Male
84%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
12%
B. No
 
B. No
4%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know
0-14
82%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
10%
B. No
 
B. No
8%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know

15-19
79%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
15%
B. No
 
B. No
5%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know

20-24
84%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
12%
B. No
 
B. No
4%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know

25-30
87%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
10%
B. No
 
B. No
3%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know

31-34
88%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
10%
B. No
 
B. No
2%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know

35+
90%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
8%
B. No
 
B. No
2%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know
84%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
12%
B. No
 
B. No
4%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know
NOV 24. 2018
Who do you think is most affected by poverty?
29,787 responded out of 32,851 polled
Female
90%
A. Children living in rural areas
 
A. Children living in rural areas
10%
B. Children living in urban areas
 
B. Children living in urban areas

Male
89%
A. Children living in rural areas
 
A. Children living in rural areas
11%
B. Children living in urban areas
 
B. Children living in urban areas
0-14
85%
A. Children living in rural areas
 
A. Children living in rural areas
15%
B. Children living in urban areas
 
B. Children living in urban areas

15-19
87%
A. Children living in rural areas
 
A. Children living in rural areas
13%
B. Children living in urban areas
 
B. Children living in urban areas

20-24
89%
A. Children living in rural areas
 
A. Children living in rural areas
11%
B. Children living in urban areas
 
B. Children living in urban areas

25-30
90%
A. Children living in rural areas
 
A. Children living in rural areas
10%
B. Children living in urban areas
 
B. Children living in urban areas

31-34
90%
A. Children living in rural areas
 
A. Children living in rural areas
10%
B. Children living in urban areas
 
B. Children living in urban areas

35+
91%
A. Children living in rural areas
 
A. Children living in rural areas
9%
B. Children living in urban areas
 
B. Children living in urban areas
89%
A. Children living in rural areas
 
A. Children living in rural areas
11%
B. Children living in urban areas
 
B. Children living in urban areas
NOV 24. 2018
Can a child living with wealthy parents or guardians still suffer from poverty?
27,828 responded out of 29,998 polled
Female
53%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
44%
B. No
 
B. No
3%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know

Male
56%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
42%
B. No
 
B. No
2%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know
0-14
52%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
43%
B. No
 
B. No
5%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know

15-19
53%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
44%
B. No
 
B. No
3%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know

20-24
56%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
42%
B. No
 
B. No
3%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know

25-30
56%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
42%
B. No
 
B. No
2%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know

31-34
54%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
44%
B. No
 
B. No
3%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know

35+
52%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
46%
B. No
 
B. No
2%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know
55%
A. Yes
 
A. Yes
43%
B. No
 
B. No
3%
C. Don't know
 
C. Don't know
NOV 24. 2018
Whom do you think is mainly responsible for fighting poverty among children?
23,038 responded out of 26,427 polled
Female
25%
A. New Policies and strategies
 
A. New Policies and strategies
23%
B. Leadership commitment
 
B. Leadership commitment
18%
C. Resources
 
C. Resources
12%
D. Donor Support
 
D. Donor Support
22%
E. Implementation of existing str
 
E. Implementation of existing str

Male
28%
A. New Policies and strategies
 
A. New Policies and strategies
27%
B. Leadership commitment
 
B. Leadership commitment
16%
C. Resources
 
C. Resources
8%
D. Donor Support
 
D. Donor Support
20%
E. Implementation of existing str
 
E. Implementation of existing str
0-14
33%
A. New Policies and strategies
 
A. New Policies and strategies
28%
B. Leadership commitment
 
B. Leadership commitment
12%
C. Resources
 
C. Resources
11%
D. Donor Support
 
D. Donor Support
16%
E. Implementation of existing str
 
E. Implementation of existing str

15-19
28%
A. New Policies and strategies
 
A. New Policies and strategies
23%
B. Leadership commitment
 
B. Leadership commitment
17%
C. Resources
 
C. Resources
14%
D. Donor Support
 
D. Donor Support
18%
E. Implementation of existing str
 
E. Implementation of existing str

20-24
26%
A. New Policies and strategies
 
A. New Policies and strategies
24%
B. Leadership commitment
 
B. Leadership commitment
18%
C. Resources
 
C. Resources
10%
D. Donor Support
 
D. Donor Support
22%
E. Implementation of existing str
 
E. Implementation of existing str

25-30
27%
A. New Policies and strategies
 
A. New Policies and strategies
27%
B. Leadership commitment
 
B. Leadership commitment
17%
C. Resources
 
C. Resources
7%
D. Donor Support
 
D. Donor Support
22%
E. Implementation of existing str
 
E. Implementation of existing str

31-34
30%
A. New Policies and strategies
 
A. New Policies and strategies
27%
B. Leadership commitment
 
B. Leadership commitment
15%
C. Resources
 
C. Resources
6%
D. Donor Support
 
D. Donor Support
21%
E. Implementation of existing str
 
E. Implementation of existing str

35+
29%
A. New Policies and strategies
 
A. New Policies and strategies
32%
B. Leadership commitment
 
B. Leadership commitment
15%
C. Resources
 
C. Resources
6%
D. Donor Support
 
D. Donor Support
18%
E. Implementation of existing str
 
E. Implementation of existing str
27%
A. New Policies and strategies
 
A. New Policies and strategies
26%
B. Leadership commitment
 
B. Leadership commitment
17%
C. Resources
 
C. Resources
9%
D. Donor Support
 
D. Donor Support
21%
E. Implementation of existing str
 
E. Implementation of existing str
NOV 24. 2018
Which of the following is key in fighting child poverty in Malawi?
26,347 responded out of 27,954 polled
Female
32%
A. Family
 
A. Family
22%
B. Government
 
B. Government
4%
C. Community
 
C. Community
1%
D. Private Sector
 
D. Private Sector
9%
E. Donors
 
E. Donors
32%
F. All of the Above
 
F. All of the Above

Male
35%
A. Family
 
A. Family
19%
B. Government
 
B. Government
4%
C. Community
 
C. Community
1%
D. Private Sector
 
D. Private Sector
7%
E. Donors
 
E. Donors
35%
F. All of the Above
 
F. All of the Above
0-14
37%
A. Family
 
A. Family
23%
B. Government
 
B. Government
3%
C. Community
 
C. Community
2%
D. Private Sector
 
D. Private Sector
12%
E. Donors
 
E. Donors
24%
F. All of the Above
 
F. All of the Above

15-19
32%
A. Family
 
A. Family
24%
B. Government
 
B. Government
4%
C. Community
 
C. Community
1%
D. Private Sector
 
D. Private Sector
10%
E. Donors
 
E. Donors
29%
F. All of the Above
 
F. All of the Above

20-24
34%
A. Family
 
A. Family
20%
B. Government
 
B. Government
4%
C. Community
 
C. Community
1%
D. Private Sector
 
D. Private Sector
8%
E. Donors
 
E. Donors
34%
F. All of the Above
 
F. All of the Above

25-30
35%
A. Family
 
A. Family
17%
B. Government
 
B. Government
3%
C. Community
 
C. Community
1%
D. Private Sector
 
D. Private Sector
7%
E. Donors
 
E. Donors
37%
F. All of the Above
 
F. All of the Above

31-34
38%
A. Family
 
A. Family
17%
B. Government
 
B. Government
3%
C. Community
 
C. Community
1%
D. Private Sector
 
D. Private Sector
5%
E. Donors
 
E. Donors
36%
F. All of the Above
 
F. All of the Above

35+
38%
A. Family
 
A. Family
17%
B. Government
 
B. Government
3%
C. Community
 
C. Community
1%
D. Private Sector
 
D. Private Sector
5%
E. Donors
 
E. Donors
36%
F. All of the Above
 
F. All of the Above
34%
A. Family
 
A. Family
20%
B. Government
 
B. Government
4%
C. Community
 
C. Community
1%
D. Private Sector
 
D. Private Sector
8%
E. Donors
 
E. Donors
34%
F. All of the Above
 
F. All of the Above

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