GENERAL
Youth’s aspirations and expectations for future job opportunities.
7 questions polled on this topic
11% response rate
8,980 responded out of 83,663 polled
Aug 1. 2018
The University of Oxford is conducting research which will be shared with world leaders. Research helps leaders make better decision that affect ur future. Want to share ur thoughts?
Aug 1. 2018
Whats your job/education status
Aug 1. 2018
Do you work in..
Aug 1. 2018
In the future what would be your dream job?
Aug 1. 2018
Thinking about your skills & situation, do you think you can get this job?
Aug 1. 2018
Why cant you get the job?
Aug 1. 2018
Thinking about this what do think will be your ACTUAL job in the future?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 1. 2018
The University of Oxford is conducting research which will be shared with world leaders. Research helps leaders make better decision that affect ur future. Want to share ur thoughts?
8,980 responded out of 83,663 polled
Female
85%
Yes
 
Yes
15%
No
 
No

Male
84%
Yes
 
Yes
16%
No
 
No
0-14
74%
Yes
 
Yes
26%
No
 
No

15-19
82%
Yes
 
Yes
18%
No
 
No

20-24
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No

25-30
85%
Yes
 
Yes
15%
No
 
No

31-34
85%
Yes
 
Yes
15%
No
 
No

35+
73%
Yes
 
Yes
27%
No
 
No
83%
Yes
 
Yes
17%
No
 
No
AUG 1. 2018
Whats your job/education status
6,906 responded out of 7,485 polled
Female
14%
Employed
 
Employed
66%
Student
 
Student
11%
Employed & studying
 
Employed & studying
9%
Neither
 
Neither

Male
15%
Employed
 
Employed
60%
Student
 
Student
16%
Employed & studying
 
Employed & studying
10%
Neither
 
Neither
0-14
3%
Employed
 
Employed
85%
Student
 
Student
10%
Employed & studying
 
Employed & studying
1%
Neither
 
Neither

15-19
4%
Employed
 
Employed
86%
Student
 
Student
7%
Employed & studying
 
Employed & studying
3%
Neither
 
Neither

20-24
12%
Employed
 
Employed
63%
Student
 
Student
16%
Employed & studying
 
Employed & studying
10%
Neither
 
Neither

25-30
30%
Employed
 
Employed
32%
Student
 
Student
20%
Employed & studying
 
Employed & studying
17%
Neither
 
Neither

31-34
52%
Employed
 
Employed
16%
Student
 
Student
13%
Employed & studying
 
Employed & studying
19%
Neither
 
Neither

35+
55%
Employed
 
Employed
11%
Student
 
Student
16%
Employed & studying
 
Employed & studying
18%
Neither
 
Neither
15%
Employed
 
Employed
62%
Student
 
Student
14%
Employed & studying
 
Employed & studying
9%
Neither
 
Neither
AUG 1. 2018
Do you work in..
1,510 responded out of 2,006 polled
Female
17%
Public sector
 
Public sector
42%
Education or health
 
Education or health
14%
Services
 
Services
4%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
19%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
4%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse

Male
22%
Public sector
 
Public sector
25%
Education or health
 
Education or health
20%
Services
 
Services
4%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
21%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
7%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
0-14
21%
Public sector
 
Public sector
36%
Education or health
 
Education or health
21%
Services
 
Services
0%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
14%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
7%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse

15-19
17%
Public sector
 
Public sector
38%
Education or health
 
Education or health
18%
Services
 
Services
6%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
17%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
4%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse

20-24
18%
Public sector
 
Public sector
29%
Education or health
 
Education or health
21%
Services
 
Services
5%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
21%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
6%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse

25-30
22%
Public sector
 
Public sector
28%
Education or health
 
Education or health
17%
Services
 
Services
4%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
22%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
7%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse

31-34
21%
Public sector
 
Public sector
43%
Education or health
 
Education or health
9%
Services
 
Services
2%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
23%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
2%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse

35+
27%
Public sector
 
Public sector
39%
Education or health
 
Education or health
7%
Services
 
Services
2%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
23%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
2%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
21%
Public sector
 
Public sector
30%
Education or health
 
Education or health
18%
Services
 
Services
5%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
20%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
6%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
AUG 1. 2018
In the future what would be your dream job?
5,101 responded out of 6,770 polled
Female
20%
Public sector
 
Public sector
41%
Education or health
 
Education or health
6%
Services
 
Services
3%
Farming
 
Farming
29%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
2%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse

Male
29%
Public sector
 
Public sector
24%
Education or health
 
Education or health
8%
Services
 
Services
5%
Farming
 
Farming
28%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
6%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
0-14
13%
Public sector
 
Public sector
37%
Education or health
 
Education or health
12%
Services
 
Services
3%
Farming
 
Farming
32%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
3%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse

15-19
20%
Public sector
 
Public sector
34%
Education or health
 
Education or health
5%
Services
 
Services
2%
Farming
 
Farming
36%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
3%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse

20-24
29%
Public sector
 
Public sector
28%
Education or health
 
Education or health
8%
Services
 
Services
4%
Farming
 
Farming
28%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
4%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse

25-30
26%
Public sector
 
Public sector
30%
Education or health
 
Education or health
9%
Services
 
Services
7%
Farming
 
Farming
22%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
6%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse

31-34
28%
Public sector
 
Public sector
33%
Education or health
 
Education or health
7%
Services
 
Services
8%
Farming
 
Farming
20%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
5%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse

35+
19%
Public sector
 
Public sector
39%
Education or health
 
Education or health
8%
Services
 
Services
11%
Farming
 
Farming
16%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
7%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
26%
Public sector
 
Public sector
30%
Education or health
 
Education or health
7%
Services
 
Services
4%
Farming
 
Farming
28%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
4%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
AUG 1. 2018
Thinking about your skills & situation, do you think you can get this job?
6,217 responded out of 6,359 polled
Female
86%
Yes
 
Yes
14%
No
 
No

Male
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No
0-14
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No

15-19
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No

20-24
86%
Yes
 
Yes
14%
No
 
No

25-30
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No

31-34
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

35+
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No
AUG 1. 2018
Why cant you get the job?
668 responded out of 814 polled
Female
28%
Don’t have/can’t afford education
 
Don’t have/can’t afford education
17%
Don’t know the right people
 
Don’t know the right people
2%
Disability/illness
 
Disability/illness
14%
Not determined enough
 
Not determined enough
14%
Don’t have support of my family
 
Don’t have support of my family
24%
Aren’t many jobs like this where i
 
Aren’t many jobs like this where i

Male
28%
Don’t have/can’t afford education
 
Don’t have/can’t afford education
18%
Don’t know the right people
 
Don’t know the right people
4%
Disability/illness
 
Disability/illness
7%
Not determined enough
 
Not determined enough
23%
Don’t have support of my family
 
Don’t have support of my family
20%
Aren’t many jobs like this where i
 
Aren’t many jobs like this where i
0-14
56%
Don’t have/can’t afford education
 
Don’t have/can’t afford education
11%
Don’t know the right people
 
Don’t know the right people
0%
Disability/illness
 
Disability/illness
11%
Not determined enough
 
Not determined enough
11%
Don’t have support of my family
 
Don’t have support of my family
11%
Aren’t many jobs like this where i
 
Aren’t many jobs like this where i

15-19
36%
Don’t have/can’t afford education
 
Don’t have/can’t afford education
12%
Don’t know the right people
 
Don’t know the right people
3%
Disability/illness
 
Disability/illness
12%
Not determined enough
 
Not determined enough
19%
Don’t have support of my family
 
Don’t have support of my family
19%
Aren’t many jobs like this where i
 
Aren’t many jobs like this where i

20-24
23%
Don’t have/can’t afford education
 
Don’t have/can’t afford education
22%
Don’t know the right people
 
Don’t know the right people
2%
Disability/illness
 
Disability/illness
10%
Not determined enough
 
Not determined enough
19%
Don’t have support of my family
 
Don’t have support of my family
25%
Aren’t many jobs like this where i
 
Aren’t many jobs like this where i

25-30
34%
Don’t have/can’t afford education
 
Don’t have/can’t afford education
11%
Don’t know the right people
 
Don’t know the right people
5%
Disability/illness
 
Disability/illness
9%
Not determined enough
 
Not determined enough
17%
Don’t have support of my family
 
Don’t have support of my family
23%
Aren’t many jobs like this where i
 
Aren’t many jobs like this where i

31-34
33%
Don’t have/can’t afford education
 
Don’t have/can’t afford education
17%
Don’t know the right people
 
Don’t know the right people
0%
Disability/illness
 
Disability/illness
17%
Not determined enough
 
Not determined enough
17%
Don’t have support of my family
 
Don’t have support of my family
17%
Aren’t many jobs like this where i
 
Aren’t many jobs like this where i

35+
29%
Don’t have/can’t afford education
 
Don’t have/can’t afford education
29%
Don’t know the right people
 
Don’t know the right people
14%
Disability/illness
 
Disability/illness
0%
Not determined enough
 
Not determined enough
29%
Don’t have support of my family
 
Don’t have support of my family
0%
Aren’t many jobs like this where i
 
Aren’t many jobs like this where i
28%
Don’t have/can’t afford education
 
Don’t have/can’t afford education
18%
Don’t know the right people
 
Don’t know the right people
3%
Disability/illness
 
Disability/illness
10%
Not determined enough
 
Not determined enough
20%
Don’t have support of my family
 
Don’t have support of my family
22%
Aren’t many jobs like this where i
 
Aren’t many jobs like this where i
AUG 1. 2018
Thinking about this what do think will be your ACTUAL job in the future?
5,104 responded out of 6,168 polled
Female
18%
Public sector
 
Public sector
36%
Education or health
 
Education or health
7%
Services
 
Services
3%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
30%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
2%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
5%
No work
 
No work

Male
28%
Public sector
 
Public sector
23%
Education or health
 
Education or health
9%
Services
 
Services
5%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
26%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
6%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
4%
No work
 
No work
0-14
14%
Public sector
 
Public sector
32%
Education or health
 
Education or health
3%
Services
 
Services
5%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
31%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
5%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
9%
No work
 
No work

15-19
18%
Public sector
 
Public sector
31%
Education or health
 
Education or health
7%
Services
 
Services
2%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
35%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
3%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
4%
No work
 
No work

20-24
27%
Public sector
 
Public sector
27%
Education or health
 
Education or health
8%
Services
 
Services
3%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
27%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
4%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
3%
No work
 
No work

25-30
25%
Public sector
 
Public sector
28%
Education or health
 
Education or health
10%
Services
 
Services
5%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
22%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
6%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
4%
No work
 
No work

31-34
30%
Public sector
 
Public sector
36%
Education or health
 
Education or health
1%
Services
 
Services
8%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
18%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
4%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
3%
No work
 
No work

35+
19%
Public sector
 
Public sector
31%
Education or health
 
Education or health
7%
Services
 
Services
13%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
18%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
6%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
7%
No work
 
No work
24%
Public sector
 
Public sector
28%
Education or health
 
Education or health
8%
Services
 
Services
4%
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
 
Farming, forestry, fishing or mining
27%
Professional office work
 
Professional office work
4%
Factory or warehouse
 
Factory or warehouse
4%
No work
 
No work

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