GENERAL
September 8th is International Literacy Day. Young People in Sierra Leone Weigh in on the importance of Literacy in their communities.
4 questions polled on this topic
25% response rate
1,992 responded out of 7,972 polled
Sep 8. 2015
Today is Int'l Literacy Day & the theme is ' Literacy is a key driver for sustainable development'. Literacy skills are required to build capacity and enhance other skill sets. Do you agree?
Sep 8. 2015
One reason why you do not think Literacy skills are needed for broader learning...
Sep 8. 2015
Do you think youth in Sierra Leone have strong literacy skills and can contribute towards the country's sustainable development?
Sep 8. 2015
List one barrier youth have to accessing good literacy skills

POLL RESULTS

SEP 8. 2015
Today is Int'l Literacy Day & the theme is ' Literacy is a key driver for sustainable development'. Literacy skills are required to build capacity and enhance other skill sets. Do you agree?
1,992 responded out of 7,972 polled
Female
13%
No
 
No
87%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
12%
No
 
No
88%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
82%
yes
 
yes
18%
no
 
no

20-24
87%
yes
 
yes
13%
no
 
no

25-30
91%
yes
 
yes
9%
no
 
no

31-34
93%
yes
 
yes
7%
no
 
no

35+
96%
yes
 
yes
4%
no
 
no
12%
No
 
No
88%
Yes
 
Yes
SEP 8. 2015
One reason why you do not think Literacy skills are needed for broader learning...
126 responded out of 235 polled
yes
literacy
education
skills
skill
learning
one
can
development
reason
will
key
good
reasons
broader
country
don
job
lead
make
person
self
think
cant
day
educate
educated
go
knowledge
lack
learn
like
literate
people
required
sense
well
areas
best
better
blind
cause
community
de
dem
determination
dont
get
give
illetrate
SEP 8. 2015
Do you think youth in Sierra Leone have strong literacy skills and can contribute towards the country's sustainable development?
1,574 responded out of 1,757 polled
Female
18%
No
 
No
82%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
26%
No
 
No
74%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
100%
no
 
no

15-19
89%
yes
 
yes
11%
no
 
no

20-24
82%
yes
 
yes
18%
no
 
no

25-30
75%
yes
 
yes
25%
no
 
no

31-34
60%
yes
 
yes
40%
no
 
no

35+
65%
yes
 
yes
35%
no
 
no
24%
No
 
No
76%
Yes
 
Yes
SEP 8. 2015
List one barrier youth have to accessing good literacy skills
300 responded out of 385 polled
education
youth
lack
poverty
skills
financial
support
finance
institutions
money
literacy
training
learning
country
educational
vocational
barrier
access
facilities
inadequate
materials
need
school
will
yes
youths
enough
learn
opportunity
poor
skill
strong
adult
center
centres
go
good
one
technical
train
basic
building
centers
cost
development
drop
government
institution
jobs
less

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