CHILD PROTECTION
Child Marriage in Malaysia
6 questions polled on this topic
97% response rate
1,247 responded out of 1,292 polled
May 21. 2018
Is it acceptable for a person to get married under the age of 18
May 21. 2018
Child Marriage is NOT OK
May 21. 2018
Child Marriage NOT SURE
May 21. 2018
Do you know anyone who is married under the age of 18
May 21. 2018
Why did that person get married under the age of 18
May 21. 2018
Other reasons for Child Marriage happening

POLL RESULTS

MAY 21. 2018
Is it acceptable for a person to get married under the age of 18
1,247 responded out of 1,292 polled
Female
10%
Yes
 
Yes
72%
No
 
No
19%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

Male
17%
Yes
 
Yes
70%
No
 
No
13%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
0-14
12%
yes
 
yes
75%
no
 
no
12%
not sure
 
not sure

15-19
11%
yes
 
yes
72%
no
 
no
17%
not sure
 
not sure

20-24
12%
yes
 
yes
69%
no
 
no
19%
not sure
 
not sure

25-30
11%
yes
 
yes
73%
no
 
no
16%
not sure
 
not sure

31-34
11%
yes
 
yes
68%
no
 
no
21%
not sure
 
not sure

35+
6%
yes
 
yes
84%
no
 
no
10%
not sure
 
not sure
12%
Yes
 
Yes
70%
No
 
No
17%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
MAY 21. 2018
Child Marriage is NOT OK
789 responded out of 886 polled
18
marriage
mereka
age
dan
kerana
tidak
young
child
children
yang
married
life
masih
untuk
enough
still
kanak
mature
matang
think
get
belum
education
family
can
person
umur
maturity
make
may
muda
perkahwinan
decision
tahun
yet
will
di
pada
re
akan
matured
perlu
bawah
don
future
mentally
people
responsibility
just
MAY 21. 2018
Child Marriage NOT SURE
175 responded out of 213 polled
married
depends
marriage
18
age
tidak
acceptable
can
kerana
get
child
people
yang
love
ada
family
mereka
untuk
different
person
think
will
kanak
may
pada
saya
sometimes
still
dan
enough
know
situation
sure
bergantung
circumstances
forced
mature
muda
perkahwinan
tetapi
young
berkahwin
getting
keluarga
life
marry
ready
reason
someone
yg
MAY 21. 2018
Do you know anyone who is married under the age of 18
1,044 responded out of 1,052 polled
Female
46%
Yes
 
Yes
54%
No
 
No

Male
35%
Yes
 
Yes
65%
No
 
No
0-14
38%
yes
 
yes
62%
no
 
no

15-19
42%
yes
 
yes
58%
no
 
no

20-24
45%
yes
 
yes
55%
no
 
no

25-30
43%
yes
 
yes
57%
no
 
no

31-34
18%
yes
 
yes
82%
no
 
no

35+
41%
yes
 
yes
59%
no
 
no
43%
Yes
 
Yes
57%
No
 
No
MAY 21. 2018
Why did that person get married under the age of 18
446 responded out of 449 polled
pregnant
cinta
mengandung
kerana
love
pregnancy
dan
family
tidak
mereka
got
parents
sebab
keluarga
married
terlanjur
school
untuk
nikah
luar
sekolah
marriage
yang
early
dia
khalwat
get
girl
mahu
saya
sudah
awal
dengan
di
forced
ibu
itu
poor
suka
tak
bapa
disebabkan
kahwin
mungkin
nak
want
anak
avoid
berkahwin
daripada
MAY 21. 2018
Other reasons for Child Marriage happening
73 responded out of 88 polled
children
yang
family
marriage
culture
kahwin
keluarga
know
life
married
want
age
child
education
get
marry
mungkin
reasons
think
18
also
can
don
forced
ikut
lack
love
poor
pressure
society
someone
sosial
time
young
actually
addicted
atau
attention
bapa
caused
dah
dan
dari
decision
dengan
di
diatas
else
families
feel

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