SOCIAL PROTECTION
The Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation & Poverty Alleviation would like to get your views on what poverty means to you. Your views will be use at d Multidimensional conference in June 2019 & help policy makers understand what you think.
4 questions polled on this topic
33% response rate
1,077 responded out of 3,236 polled
Apr 1. 2019
Did you know that children are most affected by poverty in Belize?
Apr 1. 2019
When you think of being “poor or living in poverty” what are some of the things that come to your mind?
Apr 1. 2019
Please tell us three things that no family in Belize should be without?
Apr 1. 2019
Would you describe yourself as poor?

POLL RESULTS

APR 1. 2019
Did you know that children are most affected by poverty in Belize?
1,077 responded out of 3,236 polled
Female
90%
Yes
 
Yes
10%
No
 
No

Male
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No
0-14
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

15-19
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No

20-24
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

25-30
98%
Yes
 
Yes
2%
No
 
No

31-34
70%
Yes
 
Yes
30%
No
 
No

35+
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No
89%
Yes
 
Yes
11%
No
 
No
APR 1. 2019
When you think of being “poor or living in poverty” what are some of the things that come to your mind?
834 responded out of 1,084 polled
food
education
money
shelter
living
lack
needs
eat
basic
able
school
afford
enough
live
don
life
poor
things
can
water
clothing
home
will
need
proper
children
family
people
house
access
get
clothes
etc
go
low
nothing
think
financial
health
homeless
job
resources
limited
yes
help
hunger
poverty
provide
unhealthy
good
APR 1. 2019
Please tell us three things that no family in Belize should be without?
729 responded out of 1,076 polled
food
shelter
water
education
clothing
home
house
clothes
money
light
family
job
electricity
love
comida
health
clean
without
basic
proper
needs
roof
able
agua
access
care
sin
casa
children
head
things
cloths
poverty
school
work
father
finance
good
healthcare
help
hogar
housing
jobs
living
utilities
don
employment
god
healthy
lack
APR 1. 2019
Would you describe yourself as poor?
851 responded out of 944 polled
Female
25%
Yes
 
Yes
75%
No
 
No

Male
31%
Yes
 
Yes
69%
No
 
No
0-14
12%
Yes
 
Yes
88%
No
 
No

15-19
30%
Yes
 
Yes
70%
No
 
No

20-24
24%
Yes
 
Yes
76%
No
 
No

25-30
29%
Yes
 
Yes
71%
No
 
No

31-34
0%
Yes
 
Yes
100%
No
 
No

35+
25%
Yes
 
Yes
75%
No
 
No
27%
Yes
 
Yes
73%
No
 
No

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