CHILD PROTECTION
Child Marriage in Malaysia
6 questions polled on this topic
97% response rate
1,617 responded out of 1,665 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
1,617 responded out of 1,665 polled
Female
9%
Yes
 
Yes
74%
No
 
No
17%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

Male
15%
Yes
 
Yes
72%
No
 
No
13%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
0-14
2%
Yes
 
Yes
85%
No
 
No
12%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

15-19
10%
Yes
 
Yes
73%
No
 
No
17%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

20-24
11%
Yes
 
Yes
71%
No
 
No
18%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

25-30
10%
Yes
 
Yes
76%
No
 
No
14%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

31-34
10%
Yes
 
Yes
77%
No
 
No
13%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure

35+
4%
Yes
 
Yes
87%
No
 
No
9%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
11%
Yes
 
Yes
73%
No
 
No
16%
Not Sure
 
Not Sure
MAY 21. 2018
Child Marriage is NOT OK
1,061 responded out of 1,192 polled
18
marriage
age
mereka
young
child
children
dan
married
life
tidak
enough
kerana
still
yang
mature
untuk
masih
get
kanak
education
think
matang
family
will
can
belum
person
make
decision
future
umur
may
muda
yet
maturity
mentally
responsibility
re
don
perkahwinan
need
people
matured
tahun
bawah
perlu
akan
di
getting
MAY 21. 2018
Child Marriage NOT SURE
213 responded out of 256 polled
married
depends
marriage
18
get
age
acceptable
can
tidak
kerana
child
people
love
person
will
think
ada
family
sometimes
still
yang
may
mereka
untuk
different
enough
forced
getting
mature
situation
sure
bergantung
kanak
life
marry
pada
saya
berkahwin
circumstances
dan
know
muda
old
ready
young
consent
perkahwinan
re
really
reason
MAY 21. 2018
Do you know anyone who is married under the age of 18
1,362 responded out of 1,373 polled
Female
41%
Yes
 
Yes
59%
No
 
No

Male
31%
Yes
 
Yes
69%
No
 
No
0-14
8%
Yes
 
Yes
92%
No
 
No

15-19
40%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No

20-24
42%
Yes
 
Yes
58%
No
 
No

25-30
34%
Yes
 
Yes
66%
No
 
No

31-34
17%
Yes
 
Yes
83%
No
 
No

35+
34%
Yes
 
Yes
66%
No
 
No
38%
Yes
 
Yes
61%
No
 
No
MAY 21. 2018
Why did that person get married under the age of 18
516 responded out of 522 polled
pregnant
cinta
pregnancy
love
mengandung
kerana
dan
family
got
mereka
tidak
parents
married
sebab
keluarga
marriage
terlanjur
early
school
untuk
nikah
luar
sekolah
forced
yang
dia
girl
khalwat
poor
get
awal
dengan
ibu
mahu
nak
saya
sudah
tak
bapa
di
itu
suka
want
disebabkan
kahwin
mungkin
pasti
anak
arranged
avoid
MAY 21. 2018
Other reasons for Child Marriage happening
117 responded out of 134 polled
family
children
lack
marriage
education
yang
can
keluarga
life
married
reasons
want
age
child
culture
get
kahwin
know
marry
think
also
don
mungkin
poor
society
18
away
dan
feel
forced
ikut
kids
love
pressure
sebab
someone
sosial
spm
time
young
abuse
actually
addicted
agama
atau
attention
awareness
bapa
caused
circumstances

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