CHILD PROTECTION & EDUCATION
Poll#151 ECD Parenting Poll
6 questions polled on this topic
10% response rate
15,182 responded out of 145,156 polled
May 27. 2019
Hi! We would like to better support u in looking after ur child. Do u have a child or someone youre caring for dat is 8 yrs old or below?
May 27. 2019
Who are you to d child?
May 27. 2019
How much time do you spend playing and interacting with the child daily?
May 27. 2019
Why are U not spending more time with d child?
May 27. 2019
What do U do when u spend time with d child?
May 27. 2019
Do you agree that being a parent is the most important job in the world?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 27. 2019
Hi! We would like to better support u in looking after ur child. Do u have a child or someone youre caring for dat is 8 yrs old or below?
15,182 responded out of 145,156 polled
Female
82%
Yes
 
Yes
18%
No
 
No

Male
81%
Yes
 
Yes
19%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
63%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No

20-24
70%
Yes
 
Yes
30%
No
 
No

25-30
85%
Yes
 
Yes
15%
No
 
No

31-34
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

35+
92%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No
81%
Yes
 
Yes
19%
No
 
No
MAY 27. 2019
Who are you to d child?
10,595 responded out of 12,343 polled
Female
15%
Father
 
Father
54%
Mother
 
Mother
3%
Uncle
 
Uncle
24%
Aunt
 
Aunt
3%
Grandma
 
Grandma
0%
GRandpa
 
GRandpa

Male
71%
Father
 
Father
5%
Mother
 
Mother
21%
Uncle
 
Uncle
1%
Aunt
 
Aunt
1%
Grandma
 
Grandma
1%
GRandpa
 
GRandpa
0-14
0%
Father
 
Father
0%
Mother
 
Mother
0%
Uncle
 
Uncle
0%
Aunt
 
Aunt
0%
Grandma
 
Grandma
0%
GRandpa
 
GRandpa

15-19
25%
Father
 
Father
28%
Mother
 
Mother
20%
Uncle
 
Uncle
23%
Aunt
 
Aunt
3%
Grandma
 
Grandma
1%
GRandpa
 
GRandpa

20-24
34%
Father
 
Father
25%
Mother
 
Mother
25%
Uncle
 
Uncle
14%
Aunt
 
Aunt
1%
Grandma
 
Grandma
0%
GRandpa
 
GRandpa

25-30
58%
Father
 
Father
18%
Mother
 
Mother
17%
Uncle
 
Uncle
5%
Aunt
 
Aunt
1%
Grandma
 
Grandma
0%
GRandpa
 
GRandpa

31-34
75%
Father
 
Father
13%
Mother
 
Mother
9%
Uncle
 
Uncle
3%
Aunt
 
Aunt
0%
Grandma
 
Grandma
0%
GRandpa
 
GRandpa

35+
71%
Father
 
Father
11%
Mother
 
Mother
8%
Uncle
 
Uncle
3%
Aunt
 
Aunt
3%
Grandma
 
Grandma
3%
GRandpa
 
GRandpa
55%
Father
 
Father
19%
Mother
 
Mother
16%
Uncle
 
Uncle
8%
Aunt
 
Aunt
1%
Grandma
 
Grandma
1%
GRandpa
 
GRandpa
MAY 27. 2019
How much time do you spend playing and interacting with the child daily?
10,442 responded out of 11,288 polled
Female
27%
Less than 30 mins
 
Less than 30 mins
16%
30 mins
 
30 mins
49%
Above 30 mins
 
Above 30 mins
8%
No time
 
No time

Male
27%
Less than 30 mins
 
Less than 30 mins
14%
30 mins
 
30 mins
48%
Above 30 mins
 
Above 30 mins
11%
No time
 
No time
0-14
0%
Less than 30 mins
 
Less than 30 mins
0%
30 mins
 
30 mins
0%
Above 30 mins
 
Above 30 mins
0%
No time
 
No time

15-19
35%
Less than 30 mins
 
Less than 30 mins
17%
30 mins
 
30 mins
40%
Above 30 mins
 
Above 30 mins
9%
No time
 
No time

20-24
29%
Less than 30 mins
 
Less than 30 mins
17%
30 mins
 
30 mins
46%
Above 30 mins
 
Above 30 mins
9%
No time
 
No time

25-30
26%
Less than 30 mins
 
Less than 30 mins
14%
30 mins
 
30 mins
49%
Above 30 mins
 
Above 30 mins
11%
No time
 
No time

31-34
25%
Less than 30 mins
 
Less than 30 mins
13%
30 mins
 
30 mins
51%
Above 30 mins
 
Above 30 mins
11%
No time
 
No time

35+
25%
Less than 30 mins
 
Less than 30 mins
12%
30 mins
 
30 mins
52%
Above 30 mins
 
Above 30 mins
10%
No time
 
No time
28%
Less than 30 mins
 
Less than 30 mins
14%
30 mins
 
30 mins
48%
Above 30 mins
 
Above 30 mins
10%
No time
 
No time
MAY 27. 2019
Why are U not spending more time with d child?
948 responded out of 1,064 polled
Female
36%
Too busy
 
Too busy
43%
Child does not stay with me
 
Child does not stay with me
10%
No access to child
 
No access to child
11%
Dont know what to do
 
Dont know what to do

Male
32%
Too busy
 
Too busy
55%
Child does not stay with me
 
Child does not stay with me
7%
No access to child
 
No access to child
6%
Dont know what to do
 
Dont know what to do
0-14
0%
Too busy
 
Too busy
0%
Child does not stay with me
 
Child does not stay with me
0%
No access to child
 
No access to child
0%
Dont know what to do
 
Dont know what to do

15-19
53%
Too busy
 
Too busy
37%
Child does not stay with me
 
Child does not stay with me
11%
No access to child
 
No access to child
0%
Dont know what to do
 
Dont know what to do

20-24
41%
Too busy
 
Too busy
47%
Child does not stay with me
 
Child does not stay with me
8%
No access to child
 
No access to child
4%
Dont know what to do
 
Dont know what to do

25-30
23%
Too busy
 
Too busy
60%
Child does not stay with me
 
Child does not stay with me
9%
No access to child
 
No access to child
8%
Dont know what to do
 
Dont know what to do

31-34
36%
Too busy
 
Too busy
57%
Child does not stay with me
 
Child does not stay with me
6%
No access to child
 
No access to child
1%
Dont know what to do
 
Dont know what to do

35+
39%
Too busy
 
Too busy
48%
Child does not stay with me
 
Child does not stay with me
5%
No access to child
 
No access to child
8%
Dont know what to do
 
Dont know what to do
33%
Too busy
 
Too busy
52%
Child does not stay with me
 
Child does not stay with me
8%
No access to child
 
No access to child
7%
Dont know what to do
 
Dont know what to do
MAY 27. 2019
What do U do when u spend time with d child?
8,713 responded out of 9,378 polled
Female
17%
Play
 
Play
9%
Tell stories
 
Tell stories
23%
Read
 
Read
6%
Talk
 
Talk
46%
All of the above
 
All of the above

Male
19%
Play
 
Play
8%
Tell stories
 
Tell stories
22%
Read
 
Read
6%
Talk
 
Talk
44%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0-14
0%
Play
 
Play
0%
Tell stories
 
Tell stories
0%
Read
 
Read
0%
Talk
 
Talk
0%
All of the above
 
All of the above

15-19
20%
Play
 
Play
13%
Tell stories
 
Tell stories
25%
Read
 
Read
6%
Talk
 
Talk
36%
All of the above
 
All of the above

20-24
19%
Play
 
Play
9%
Tell stories
 
Tell stories
25%
Read
 
Read
5%
Talk
 
Talk
42%
All of the above
 
All of the above

25-30
20%
Play
 
Play
8%
Tell stories
 
Tell stories
23%
Read
 
Read
5%
Talk
 
Talk
44%
All of the above
 
All of the above

31-34
19%
Play
 
Play
7%
Tell stories
 
Tell stories
19%
Read
 
Read
9%
Talk
 
Talk
46%
All of the above
 
All of the above

35+
13%
Play
 
Play
6%
Tell stories
 
Tell stories
19%
Read
 
Read
8%
Talk
 
Talk
54%
All of the above
 
All of the above
18%
Play
 
Play
9%
Tell stories
 
Tell stories
23%
Read
 
Read
6%
Talk
 
Talk
44%
All of the above
 
All of the above
MAY 27. 2019
Do you agree that being a parent is the most important job in the world?
9,629 responded out of 9,879 polled
Female
96%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No

Male
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
91%
Yes
 
Yes
9%
No
 
No

20-24
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

25-30
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No

31-34
96%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No

35+
97%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No

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