EDUCATION
Poll on Appropriate Age Enrolment
6 questions polled on this topic
15% response rate
1,218 responded out of 7,879 polled
Sep 7. 2018
Do you know the appropriate age for a child to start KG?
Sep 7. 2018
The Edu. Act states that the appropriate age for KG is 4 years. Do you think entering KG at the appropriate age is:
Sep 7. 2018
Why don’t parents enroll their children at the appropriate age?
Sep 7. 2018
Why are the other reasons that parents do not enroll their children at the appropriate age?
Sep 7. 2018
What should government do to ensure appropriate age enrollment?
Sep 7. 2018
What are the other things that government should do to ensure appropriate age enrollment?

POLL RESULTS

SEP 7. 2018
Do you know the appropriate age for a child to start KG?
1,218 responded out of 7,879 polled
Female
73%
Yes
 
Yes
27%
No
 
No

Male
63%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No
0-14
25%
yes
 
yes
75%
no
 
no

15-19
70%
yes
 
yes
30%
no
 
no

20-24
64%
yes
 
yes
36%
no
 
no

25-30
57%
yes
 
yes
43%
no
 
no

31-34
80%
yes
 
yes
20%
no
 
no

35+
86%
yes
 
yes
14%
no
 
no
66%
Yes
 
Yes
34%
No
 
No
SEP 7. 2018
The Edu. Act states that the appropriate age for KG is 4 years. Do you think entering KG at the appropriate age is:
1,096 responded out of 1,218 polled
Female
77%
Very important
 
Very important
14%
Important
 
Important
9%
Not important
 
Not important

Male
73%
Very important
 
Very important
18%
Important
 
Important
9%
Not important
 
Not important
0-14
50%
very important
 
very important
0%
important
 
important
50%
not important
 
not important

15-19
81%
very important
 
very important
14%
important
 
important
5%
not important
 
not important

20-24
68%
very important
 
very important
19%
important
 
important
12%
not important
 
not important

25-30
74%
very important
 
very important
17%
important
 
important
8%
not important
 
not important

31-34
78%
very important
 
very important
14%
important
 
important
8%
not important
 
not important

35+
80%
very important
 
very important
18%
important
 
important
2%
not important
 
not important
75%
Very important
 
Very important
16%
Important
 
Important
9%
Not important
 
Not important
SEP 7. 2018
Why don’t parents enroll their children at the appropriate age?
827 responded out of 1,096 polled
Female
20%
Long walking distance
 
Long walking distance
58%
Limited knowledge
 
Limited knowledge
11%
No school nearby
 
No school nearby
10%
Unsafe school
 
Unsafe school

Male
20%
Long walking distance
 
Long walking distance
51%
Limited knowledge
 
Limited knowledge
15%
No school nearby
 
No school nearby
14%
Unsafe school
 
Unsafe school
0-14
0%
long walking distance
 
long walking distance
0%
limited knowledge
 
limited knowledge
100%
no school nearby
 
no school nearby
0%
unsafe school
 
unsafe school

15-19
27%
long walking distance
 
long walking distance
51%
limited knowledge
 
limited knowledge
14%
no school nearby
 
no school nearby
8%
unsafe school
 
unsafe school

20-24
16%
long walking distance
 
long walking distance
55%
limited knowledge
 
limited knowledge
10%
no school nearby
 
no school nearby
19%
unsafe school
 
unsafe school

25-30
19%
long walking distance
 
long walking distance
55%
limited knowledge
 
limited knowledge
16%
no school nearby
 
no school nearby
10%
unsafe school
 
unsafe school

31-34
20%
long walking distance
 
long walking distance
52%
limited knowledge
 
limited knowledge
8%
no school nearby
 
no school nearby
20%
unsafe school
 
unsafe school

35+
27%
long walking distance
 
long walking distance
48%
limited knowledge
 
limited knowledge
21%
no school nearby
 
no school nearby
3%
unsafe school
 
unsafe school
22%
Long walking distance
 
Long walking distance
54%
Limited knowledge
 
Limited knowledge
13%
No school nearby
 
No school nearby
11%
Unsafe school
 
Unsafe school
SEP 7. 2018
Why are the other reasons that parents do not enroll their children at the appropriate age?
165 responded out of 191 polled
financial
parents
lack
school
child
money
age
children
problem
problems
sometimes
due
think
time
education
fees
kg
work
can
constraints
finance
funds
issues
others
rural
ignorance
kids
may
poverty
start
will
young
appropriate
area
areas
care
depending
enroll
feel
health
inadequate
knowledge
maybe
might
parent
resources
schools
send
want
waste
SEP 7. 2018
What should government do to ensure appropriate age enrollment?
920 responded out of 990 polled
Female
14%
Build new schools
 
Build new schools
20%
Improve existing schools
 
Improve existing schools
11%
Make schools safe
 
Make schools safe
56%
Educate the public
 
Educate the public

Male
20%
Build new schools
 
Build new schools
19%
Improve existing schools
 
Improve existing schools
10%
Make schools safe
 
Make schools safe
52%
Educate the public
 
Educate the public
0-14
67%
build new schools
 
build new schools
33%
improve existing schools
 
improve existing schools
0%
make schools safe
 
make schools safe
0%
educate the public
 
educate the public

15-19
21%
build new schools
 
build new schools
18%
improve existing schools
 
improve existing schools
7%
make schools safe
 
make schools safe
53%
educate the public
 
educate the public

20-24
10%
build new schools
 
build new schools
17%
improve existing schools
 
improve existing schools
17%
make schools safe
 
make schools safe
55%
educate the public
 
educate the public

25-30
16%
build new schools
 
build new schools
23%
improve existing schools
 
improve existing schools
8%
make schools safe
 
make schools safe
53%
educate the public
 
educate the public

31-34
11%
build new schools
 
build new schools
15%
improve existing schools
 
improve existing schools
19%
make schools safe
 
make schools safe
56%
educate the public
 
educate the public

35+
26%
build new schools
 
build new schools
17%
improve existing schools
 
improve existing schools
6%
make schools safe
 
make schools safe
51%
educate the public
 
educate the public
17%
Build new schools
 
Build new schools
18%
Improve existing schools
 
Improve existing schools
11%
Make schools safe
 
Make schools safe
54%
Educate the public
 
Educate the public
SEP 7. 2018
What are the other things that government should do to ensure appropriate age enrollment?
35 responded out of 37 polled
schools
education
government
make
public
school
kg
well
build
can
create
improve
increase
parents
age
also
areas
childhood
early
educate
even
existing
free
jobs
kids
learning
money
nearby
new
order
policies
proper
safe
accessible
according
adequately
adhered
afford
affordable
amount
appropriate
basic
birth
change
children
community
compromised
compulsive
compulsory
condusive

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