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
40% response rate
3,984 responded out of 10,005 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?
3,984 responded out of 10,005 polled
Female
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No

Male
88%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No
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
88%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No
SEP 8. 2015
One reason why you do not think Literacy skills are needed for broader learning...
252 responded out of 361 polled
yes
literacy
00
education
skills
one
learning
reason
skill
will
can
development
key
2015
09
good
reasons
broader
country
don
job
person
lead
self
cant
educate
go
knowledge
lack
like
make
people
required
sense
think
well
day
educated
learn
literate
best
blind
cause
de
determination
dont
give
illetrate
individual
know
SEP 8. 2015
Do you think youth in Sierra Leone have strong literacy skills and can contribute towards the country's sustainable development?
3,148 responded out of 3,339 polled
Female
82%
Yes
 
Yes
18%
No
 
No

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

15-19
89%
Yes
 
Yes
11%
No
 
No

20-24
81%
Yes
 
Yes
19%
No
 
No

25-30
75%
Yes
 
Yes
25%
No
 
No

31-34
61%
Yes
 
Yes
39%
No
 
No

35+
65%
Yes
 
Yes
35%
No
 
No
76%
Yes
 
Yes
24%
No
 
No
SEP 8. 2015
List one barrier youth have to accessing good literacy skills
600 responded out of 685 polled
education
youth
lack
poverty
skills
financial
support
finance
institutions
money
training
literacy
learning
country
educational
00
vocational
barrier
access
facilities
inadequate
materials
need
school
yes
youths
will
enough
learn
opportunity
poor
strong
skill
2015
adult
center
go
good
one
technical
09
centres
building
centers
cost
drop
government
institution
less
let

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