GENERAL
U-Reporters in Latin America and the Caribbean tell us their views on migration.
8 questions polled on this topic
15% response rate
792 responded out of 5,409 polled
Jun 13. 2017
Is migration a human right?
Jun 13. 2017
Why do children move from one country to another?
Jun 13. 2017
Moving from one country to another is a...
Jun 13. 2017
Which is the hardest that children who move have to endure?
Jun 13. 2017
When large groups of children arrive into another country you think they...
Jun 13. 2017
When migrant or refugee children arrive into another country you think they...
Jun 13. 2017
what do you believe are the most important issues they face?
Jun 13. 2017
What should governments do to protect migrant and refugee children?

POLL RESULTS

JUN 13. 2017
Is migration a human right?
792 responded out of 5,409 polled
Female
10%
No
 
No
90%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
16%
No
 
No
84%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
94%
yes
 
yes
6%
no
 
no

15-19
86%
yes
 
yes
14%
no
 
no

20-24
85%
yes
 
yes
15%
no
 
no

25-30
94%
yes
 
yes
6%
no
 
no

31-34
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

35+
85%
yes
 
yes
15%
no
 
no
14%
No
 
No
86%
Yes
 
Yes
JUN 13. 2017
Why do children move from one country to another?
679 responded out of 799 polled
Female
10%
To meet their family members
 
To meet their family members
56%
To improve their economic situation
 
To improve their economic situation
34%
To escape from violence
 
To escape from violence

Male
11%
To meet their family members
 
To meet their family members
57%
To improve their economic situation
 
To improve their economic situation
32%
To escape from violence
 
To escape from violence
0-14
38%
to escape from violence
 
to escape from violence
62%
to improve their economic situation
 
to improve their economic situation
0%
to meet their family members
 
to meet their family members

15-19
36%
to escape from violence
 
to escape from violence
56%
to improve their economic situation
 
to improve their economic situation
8%
to meet their family members
 
to meet their family members

20-24
28%
to escape from violence
 
to escape from violence
60%
to improve their economic situation
 
to improve their economic situation
12%
to meet their family members
 
to meet their family members

25-30
32%
to escape from violence
 
to escape from violence
54%
to improve their economic situation
 
to improve their economic situation
13%
to meet their family members
 
to meet their family members

31-34
12%
to escape from violence
 
to escape from violence
76%
to improve their economic situation
 
to improve their economic situation
12%
to meet their family members
 
to meet their family members

35+
38%
to escape from violence
 
to escape from violence
42%
to improve their economic situation
 
to improve their economic situation
20%
to meet their family members
 
to meet their family members
11%
To meet their family members
 
To meet their family members
54%
To improve their economic situation
 
To improve their economic situation
35%
To escape from violence
 
To escape from violence
JUN 13. 2017
Moving from one country to another is a...
711 responded out of 737 polled
Female
31%
Wouldn't know
 
Wouldn't know
65%
A dangerous process
 
A dangerous process
4%
A safe process
 
A safe process

Male
24%
Wouldn't know
 
Wouldn't know
66%
A dangerous process
 
A dangerous process
10%
A safe process
 
A safe process
0-14
21%
wouldn't know
 
wouldn't know
64%
a dangerous process
 
a dangerous process
14%
a safe process
 
a safe process

15-19
28%
wouldn't know
 
wouldn't know
65%
a dangerous process
 
a dangerous process
7%
a safe process
 
a safe process

20-24
24%
wouldn't know
 
wouldn't know
71%
a dangerous process
 
a dangerous process
5%
a safe process
 
a safe process

25-30
28%
wouldn't know
 
wouldn't know
63%
a dangerous process
 
a dangerous process
8%
a safe process
 
a safe process

31-34
11%
wouldn't know
 
wouldn't know
83%
a dangerous process
 
a dangerous process
6%
a safe process
 
a safe process

35+
25%
wouldn't know
 
wouldn't know
68%
a dangerous process
 
a dangerous process
7%
a safe process
 
a safe process
29%
Wouldn't know
 
Wouldn't know
62%
A dangerous process
 
A dangerous process
9%
A safe process
 
A safe process
JUN 13. 2017
Which is the hardest that children who move have to endure?
407 responded out of 440 polled
Female
26%
Dangers from their surroundings
 
Dangers from their surroundings
12%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
62%
Violence, abuse, explotation
 
Violence, abuse, explotation

Male
36%
Dangers from their surroundings
 
Dangers from their surroundings
14%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
50%
Violence, abuse, explotation
 
Violence, abuse, explotation
0-14
71%
violence, abuse, explotation
 
violence, abuse, explotation
0%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
29%
dangers from their surroundings
 
dangers from their surroundings

15-19
48%
violence, abuse, explotation
 
violence, abuse, explotation
14%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
39%
dangers from their surroundings
 
dangers from their surroundings

20-24
56%
violence, abuse, explotation
 
violence, abuse, explotation
12%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
32%
dangers from their surroundings
 
dangers from their surroundings

25-30
55%
violence, abuse, explotation
 
violence, abuse, explotation
20%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
25%
dangers from their surroundings
 
dangers from their surroundings

31-34
71%
violence, abuse, explotation
 
violence, abuse, explotation
7%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
21%
dangers from their surroundings
 
dangers from their surroundings

35+
59%
violence, abuse, explotation
 
violence, abuse, explotation
14%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
27%
dangers from their surroundings
 
dangers from their surroundings
30%
Dangers from their surroundings
 
Dangers from their surroundings
14%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
55%
Violence, abuse, explotation
 
Violence, abuse, explotation
JUN 13. 2017
When large groups of children arrive into another country you think they...
659 responded out of 686 polled
Female
28%
Make no difference
 
Make no difference
48%
Contribute to society
 
Contribute to society
24%
Create problems
 
Create problems

Male
28%
Make no difference
 
Make no difference
45%
Contribute to society
 
Contribute to society
27%
Create problems
 
Create problems
0-14
42%
make no difference
 
make no difference
58%
contribute to society
 
contribute to society
0%
create problems
 
create problems

15-19
30%
make no difference
 
make no difference
43%
contribute to society
 
contribute to society
28%
create problems
 
create problems

20-24
27%
make no difference
 
make no difference
55%
contribute to society
 
contribute to society
18%
create problems
 
create problems

25-30
25%
make no difference
 
make no difference
43%
contribute to society
 
contribute to society
32%
create problems
 
create problems

31-34
22%
make no difference
 
make no difference
61%
contribute to society
 
contribute to society
17%
create problems
 
create problems

35+
31%
make no difference
 
make no difference
44%
contribute to society
 
contribute to society
25%
create problems
 
create problems
30%
Make no difference
 
Make no difference
44%
Contribute to society
 
Contribute to society
25%
Create problems
 
Create problems
JUN 13. 2017
When migrant or refugee children arrive into another country you think they...
620 responded out of 659 polled
Female
3%
Don't know
 
Don't know
35%
Deported, returned
 
Deported, returned
35%
Abused or exploited
 
Abused or exploited
26%
Protected and integrated to society
 
Protected and integrated to society

Male
4%
Don't know
 
Don't know
37%
Deported, returned
 
Deported, returned
25%
Abused or exploited
 
Abused or exploited
34%
Protected and integrated to society
 
Protected and integrated to society
0-14
8%
abused or exploited
 
abused or exploited
50%
protected and integrated to society
 
protected and integrated to society
42%
deported, returned
 
deported, returned
0%
don't know
 
don't know

15-19
26%
abused or exploited
 
abused or exploited
31%
protected and integrated to society
 
protected and integrated to society
42%
deported, returned
 
deported, returned
0%
don't know
 
don't know

20-24
27%
abused or exploited
 
abused or exploited
27%
protected and integrated to society
 
protected and integrated to society
42%
deported, returned
 
deported, returned
3%
don't know
 
don't know

25-30
35%
abused or exploited
 
abused or exploited
32%
protected and integrated to society
 
protected and integrated to society
27%
deported, returned
 
deported, returned
6%
don't know
 
don't know

31-34
41%
abused or exploited
 
abused or exploited
29%
protected and integrated to society
 
protected and integrated to society
24%
deported, returned
 
deported, returned
6%
don't know
 
don't know

35+
28%
abused or exploited
 
abused or exploited
32%
protected and integrated to society
 
protected and integrated to society
32%
deported, returned
 
deported, returned
8%
don't know
 
don't know
3%
Don't know
 
Don't know
36%
Deported, returned
 
Deported, returned
29%
Abused or exploited
 
Abused or exploited
32%
Protected and integrated to society
 
Protected and integrated to society
JUN 13. 2017
what do you believe are the most important issues they face?
176 responded out of 179 polled
Female
25%
Prevention and housing
 
Prevention and housing
36%
Difficult access to services
 
Difficult access to services
24%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
15%
Violence
 
Violence

Male
25%
Prevention and housing
 
Prevention and housing
35%
Difficult access to services
 
Difficult access to services
23%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
17%
Violence
 
Violence
0-14
0%
prevention and housing
 
prevention and housing
100%
difficult access to services
 
difficult access to services
0%
violence
 
violence
0%
discrimination
 
discrimination

15-19
18%
prevention and housing
 
prevention and housing
38%
difficult access to services
 
difficult access to services
15%
violence
 
violence
30%
discrimination
 
discrimination

20-24
18%
prevention and housing
 
prevention and housing
39%
difficult access to services
 
difficult access to services
14%
violence
 
violence
29%
discrimination
 
discrimination

25-30
26%
prevention and housing
 
prevention and housing
30%
difficult access to services
 
difficult access to services
26%
violence
 
violence
17%
discrimination
 
discrimination

31-34
29%
prevention and housing
 
prevention and housing
57%
difficult access to services
 
difficult access to services
0%
violence
 
violence
14%
discrimination
 
discrimination

35+
20%
prevention and housing
 
prevention and housing
27%
difficult access to services
 
difficult access to services
27%
violence
 
violence
27%
discrimination
 
discrimination
21%
Prevention and housing
 
Prevention and housing
34%
Difficult access to services
 
Difficult access to services
27%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
18%
Violence
 
Violence
JUN 13. 2017
What should governments do to protect migrant and refugee children?
580 responded out of 617 polled
Female
2%
Deport them
 
Deport them
17%
Allow children to stay in destinatio
 
Allow children to stay in destinatio
42%
Support during transit
 
Support during transit
39%
Improve conditions in countries of o
 
Improve conditions in countries of o

Male
5%
Deport them
 
Deport them
26%
Allow children to stay in destinatio
 
Allow children to stay in destinatio
29%
Support during transit
 
Support during transit
40%
Improve conditions in countries of o
 
Improve conditions in countries of o
0-14
17%
improve conditions in countries of o
 
improve conditions in countries of o
8%
deport them
 
deport them
33%
support during transit
 
support during transit
42%
allow children to stay in destinatio
 
allow children to stay in destinatio

15-19
39%
improve conditions in countries of o
 
improve conditions in countries of o
4%
deport them
 
deport them
33%
support during transit
 
support during transit
24%
allow children to stay in destinatio
 
allow children to stay in destinatio

20-24
41%
improve conditions in countries of o
 
improve conditions in countries of o
3%
deport them
 
deport them
33%
support during transit
 
support during transit
23%
allow children to stay in destinatio
 
allow children to stay in destinatio

25-30
43%
improve conditions in countries of o
 
improve conditions in countries of o
2%
deport them
 
deport them
33%
support during transit
 
support during transit
22%
allow children to stay in destinatio
 
allow children to stay in destinatio

31-34
29%
improve conditions in countries of o
 
improve conditions in countries of o
6%
deport them
 
deport them
59%
support during transit
 
support during transit
6%
allow children to stay in destinatio
 
allow children to stay in destinatio

35+
54%
improve conditions in countries of o
 
improve conditions in countries of o
4%
deport them
 
deport them
25%
support during transit
 
support during transit
17%
allow children to stay in destinatio
 
allow children to stay in destinatio
4%
Deport them
 
Deport them
23%
Allow children to stay in destinatio
 
Allow children to stay in destinatio
34%
Support during transit
 
Support during transit
39%
Improve conditions in countries of o
 
Improve conditions in countries of o

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