GENERAL
U-Reporters in Latin America and the Caribbean tell us their views on migration.
8 questions polled on this topic
16% response rate
862 responded out of 5,464 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?
862 responded out of 5,464 polled
Female
10%
No
 
No
90%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
15%
No
 
No
85%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
90%
yes
 
yes
10%
no
 
no

15-19
87%
yes
 
yes
13%
no
 
no

20-24
86%
yes
 
yes
14%
no
 
no

25-30
94%
yes
 
yes
6%
no
 
no

31-34
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

35+
88%
yes
 
yes
12%
no
 
no
13%
No
 
No
87%
Yes
 
Yes
JUN 13. 2017
Why do children move from one country to another?
744 responded out of 887 polled
Female
9%
To meet their family members
 
To meet their family members
56%
To improve their economic situation
 
To improve their economic situation
35%
To escape from violence
 
To escape from violence

Male
11%
To meet their family members
 
To meet their family members
59%
To improve their economic situation
 
To improve their economic situation
30%
To escape from violence
 
To escape from violence
0-14
40%
to escape from violence
 
to escape from violence
60%
to improve their economic situation
 
to improve their economic situation
0%
to meet their family members
 
to meet their family members

15-19
34%
to escape from violence
 
to escape from violence
58%
to improve their economic situation
 
to improve their economic situation
9%
to meet their family members
 
to meet their family members

20-24
25%
to escape from violence
 
to escape from violence
64%
to improve their economic situation
 
to improve their economic situation
11%
to meet their family members
 
to meet their family members

25-30
33%
to escape from violence
 
to escape from violence
53%
to improve their economic situation
 
to improve their economic situation
14%
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+
37%
to escape from violence
 
to escape from violence
43%
to improve their economic situation
 
to improve their economic situation
20%
to meet their family members
 
to meet their family members
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
JUN 13. 2017
Moving from one country to another is a...
784 responded out of 822 polled
Female
29%
Wouldn't know
 
Wouldn't know
67%
A dangerous process
 
A dangerous process
4%
A safe process
 
A safe process

Male
23%
Wouldn't know
 
Wouldn't know
68%
A dangerous process
 
A dangerous process
10%
A safe process
 
A safe process
0-14
25%
wouldn't know
 
wouldn't know
63%
a dangerous process
 
a dangerous process
13%
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
21%
wouldn't know
 
wouldn't know
73%
a dangerous process
 
a dangerous process
6%
a safe process
 
a safe process

25-30
28%
wouldn't know
 
wouldn't know
65%
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+
23%
wouldn't know
 
wouldn't know
71%
a dangerous process
 
a dangerous process
6%
a safe process
 
a safe process
29%
Wouldn't know
 
Wouldn't know
63%
A dangerous process
 
A dangerous process
8%
A safe process
 
A safe process
JUN 13. 2017
Which is the hardest that children who move have to endure?
462 responded out of 506 polled
Female
23%
Dangers from their surroundings
 
Dangers from their surroundings
11%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
66%
Violence, abuse, explotation
 
Violence, abuse, explotation

Male
34%
Dangers from their surroundings
 
Dangers from their surroundings
13%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
52%
Violence, abuse, explotation
 
Violence, abuse, explotation
0-14
75%
violence, abuse, explotation
 
violence, abuse, explotation
0%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
25%
dangers from their surroundings
 
dangers from their surroundings

15-19
52%
violence, abuse, explotation
 
violence, abuse, explotation
13%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
35%
dangers from their surroundings
 
dangers from their surroundings

20-24
62%
violence, abuse, explotation
 
violence, abuse, explotation
12%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
26%
dangers from their surroundings
 
dangers from their surroundings

25-30
60%
violence, abuse, explotation
 
violence, abuse, explotation
15%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
25%
dangers from their surroundings
 
dangers from their surroundings

31-34
64%
violence, abuse, explotation
 
violence, abuse, explotation
7%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
29%
dangers from their surroundings
 
dangers from their surroundings

35+
60%
violence, abuse, explotation
 
violence, abuse, explotation
14%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
26%
dangers from their surroundings
 
dangers from their surroundings
29%
Dangers from their surroundings
 
Dangers from their surroundings
13%
sexual violence
 
sexual violence
58%
Violence, abuse, explotation
 
Violence, abuse, explotation
JUN 13. 2017
When large groups of children arrive into another country you think they...
731 responded out of 769 polled
Female
30%
Make no difference
 
Make no difference
49%
Contribute to society
 
Contribute to society
20%
Create problems
 
Create problems

Male
28%
Make no difference
 
Make no difference
46%
Contribute to society
 
Contribute to society
26%
Create problems
 
Create problems
0-14
36%
make no difference
 
make no difference
57%
contribute to society
 
contribute to society
7%
create problems
 
create problems

15-19
32%
make no difference
 
make no difference
43%
contribute to society
 
contribute to society
25%
create problems
 
create problems

20-24
28%
make no difference
 
make no difference
55%
contribute to society
 
contribute to society
16%
create problems
 
create problems

25-30
24%
make no difference
 
make no difference
47%
contribute to society
 
contribute to society
29%
create problems
 
create problems

31-34
28%
make no difference
 
make no difference
56%
contribute to society
 
contribute to society
17%
create problems
 
create problems

35+
32%
make no difference
 
make no difference
44%
contribute to society
 
contribute to society
24%
create problems
 
create problems
32%
Make no difference
 
Make no difference
45%
Contribute to society
 
Contribute to society
23%
Create problems
 
Create problems
JUN 13. 2017
When migrant or refugee children arrive into another country you think they...
693 responded out of 741 polled
Female
3%
Don't know
 
Don't know
31%
Deported, returned
 
Deported, returned
38%
Abused or exploited
 
Abused or exploited
28%
Protected and integrated to society
 
Protected and integrated to society

Male
4%
Don't know
 
Don't know
37%
Deported, returned
 
Deported, returned
26%
Abused or exploited
 
Abused or exploited
33%
Protected and integrated to society
 
Protected and integrated to society
0-14
7%
abused or exploited
 
abused or exploited
50%
protected and integrated to society
 
protected and integrated to society
43%
deported, returned
 
deported, returned
0%
don't know
 
don't know

15-19
26%
abused or exploited
 
abused or exploited
33%
protected and integrated to society
 
protected and integrated to society
41%
deported, returned
 
deported, returned
0%
don't know
 
don't know

20-24
30%
abused or exploited
 
abused or exploited
29%
protected and integrated to society
 
protected and integrated to society
39%
deported, returned
 
deported, returned
3%
don't know
 
don't know

25-30
34%
abused or exploited
 
abused or exploited
32%
protected and integrated to society
 
protected and integrated to society
27%
deported, returned
 
deported, returned
7%
don't know
 
don't know

31-34
47%
abused or exploited
 
abused or exploited
29%
protected and integrated to society
 
protected and integrated to society
18%
deported, returned
 
deported, returned
6%
don't know
 
don't know

35+
32%
abused or exploited
 
abused or exploited
30%
protected and integrated to society
 
protected and integrated to society
32%
deported, returned
 
deported, returned
7%
don't know
 
don't know
3%
Don't know
 
Don't know
35%
Deported, returned
 
Deported, returned
30%
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?
203 responded out of 209 polled
Female
26%
Prevention and housing
 
Prevention and housing
34%
Difficult access to services
 
Difficult access to services
26%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
14%
Violence
 
Violence

Male
27%
Prevention and housing
 
Prevention and housing
33%
Difficult access to services
 
Difficult access to services
21%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
18%
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
20%
prevention and housing
 
prevention and housing
36%
difficult access to services
 
difficult access to services
16%
violence
 
violence
27%
discrimination
 
discrimination

20-24
21%
prevention and housing
 
prevention and housing
36%
difficult access to services
 
difficult access to services
12%
violence
 
violence
30%
discrimination
 
discrimination

25-30
25%
prevention and housing
 
prevention and housing
33%
difficult access to services
 
difficult access to services
25%
violence
 
violence
17%
discrimination
 
discrimination

31-34
25%
prevention and housing
 
prevention and housing
50%
difficult access to services
 
difficult access to services
0%
violence
 
violence
25%
discrimination
 
discrimination

35+
21%
prevention and housing
 
prevention and housing
32%
difficult access to services
 
difficult access to services
26%
violence
 
violence
21%
discrimination
 
discrimination
23%
Prevention and housing
 
Prevention and housing
33%
Difficult access to services
 
Difficult access to services
27%
Discrimination
 
Discrimination
17%
Violence
 
Violence
JUN 13. 2017
What should governments do to protect migrant and refugee children?
652 responded out of 699 polled
Female
2%
Deport them
 
Deport them
16%
Allow children to stay in destinatio
 
Allow children to stay in destinatio
46%
Support during transit
 
Support during transit
36%
Improve conditions in countries of o
 
Improve conditions in countries of o

Male
4%
Deport them
 
Deport them
27%
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
21%
improve conditions in countries of o
 
improve conditions in countries of o
7%
deport them
 
deport them
36%
support during transit
 
support during transit
36%
allow children to stay in destinatio
 
allow children to stay in destinatio

15-19
36%
improve conditions in countries of o
 
improve conditions in countries of o
4%
deport them
 
deport them
36%
support during transit
 
support during transit
24%
allow children to stay in destinatio
 
allow children to stay in destinatio

20-24
42%
improve conditions in countries of o
 
improve conditions in countries of o
3%
deport them
 
deport them
33%
support during transit
 
support during transit
22%
allow children to stay in destinatio
 
allow children to stay in destinatio

25-30
44%
improve conditions in countries of o
 
improve conditions in countries of o
1%
deport them
 
deport them
34%
support during transit
 
support during transit
21%
allow children to stay in destinatio
 
allow children to stay in destinatio

31-34
35%
improve conditions in countries of o
 
improve conditions in countries of o
6%
deport them
 
deport them
59%
support during transit
 
support during transit
0%
allow children to stay in destinatio
 
allow children to stay in destinatio

35+
52%
improve conditions in countries of o
 
improve conditions in countries of o
3%
deport them
 
deport them
29%
support during transit
 
support during transit
16%
allow children to stay in destinatio
 
allow children to stay in destinatio
3%
Deport them
 
Deport them
23%
Allow children to stay in destinatio
 
Allow children to stay in destinatio
35%
Support during transit
 
Support during transit
39%
Improve conditions in countries of o
 
Improve conditions in countries of o

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