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Hi U-Reporter! We all struggle with planning for our finances, we'd like 2 hear how YOU deal with it. Do u worry about your money situation?
6 questions polled on this topic
5% response rate
13,266 responded out of 279,368 polled
Mar 9. 2016
Hi U-Reporter! We all struggle with planning for our finances, we'd like 2 hear how YOU deal with it. Do u worry about your money situation? YES or NO
Mar 9. 2016
Most people worry about money from time 2 time. What unexpected cost worries you the most? Remember: All SMS are anonymous & free of charge!
Mar 9. 2016
If the unexpected happened and u had to raise money: How much UGX do u think u would be able to raise in total? A)10K-50K, B) 50K-100K, C) 100K-250K D) More
Mar 9. 2016
From where would you be able to raise the money to pay for any unexpected costs? A) Savings B) Family C) Friends D) Money lender E) Other
Mar 9. 2016
Final question on money this week: What's your current occupation status? 1) student 2) employed 3) unemployed 4) self employed 5) other
Mar 9. 2016
Thank u! U-Report has contact with companies that can provide u with financial services, wud u be interested to know more info? please reply with YES or NO

POLL RESULTS

MAR 9. 2016
Hi U-Reporter! We all struggle with planning for our finances, we'd like 2 hear how YOU deal with it. Do u worry about your money situation? YES or NO
13,266 responded out of 279,368 polled
Female
11%
No
 
No
89%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
12%
No
 
No
88%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
87%
yes
 
yes
13%
no
 
no

15-19
85%
yes
 
yes
15%
no
 
no

20-24
87%
yes
 
yes
13%
no
 
no

25-30
88%
yes
 
yes
12%
no
 
no

31-34
90%
yes
 
yes
10%
no
 
no

35+
90%
yes
 
yes
10%
no
 
no
12%
No
 
No
88%
Yes
 
Yes
MAR 9. 2016
Most people worry about money from time 2 time. What unexpected cost worries you the most? Remember: All SMS are anonymous & free of charge!
2,006 responded out of 13,820 polled
Female
2%
Famliy
 
Famliy
37%
Education
 
Education
2%
Loan
 
Loan
1%
Accident
 
Accident
1%
Celebration
 
Celebration
6%
Transport
 
Transport
1%
Emergency
 
Emergency
15%
Housing
 
Housing
8%
Food
 
Food
27%
Health
 
Health

Male
3%
Famliy
 
Famliy
33%
Education
 
Education
6%
Loan
 
Loan
2%
Accident
 
Accident
1%
Celebration
 
Celebration
5%
Transport
 
Transport
3%
Emergency
 
Emergency
16%
Housing
 
Housing
7%
Food
 
Food
25%
Health
 
Health
0-14
0%
accident
 
accident
0%
emergency
 
emergency
50%
food
 
food
0%
loan
 
loan
0%
famliy
 
famliy
0%
health
 
health
50%
education
 
education
0%
housing
 
housing
0%
transport
 
transport
0%
celebration
 
celebration

15-19
0%
accident
 
accident
3%
emergency
 
emergency
6%
food
 
food
3%
loan
 
loan
1%
famliy
 
famliy
21%
health
 
health
55%
education
 
education
7%
housing
 
housing
1%
transport
 
transport
1%
celebration
 
celebration

20-24
2%
accident
 
accident
2%
emergency
 
emergency
9%
food
 
food
4%
loan
 
loan
3%
famliy
 
famliy
21%
health
 
health
32%
education
 
education
17%
housing
 
housing
9%
transport
 
transport
1%
celebration
 
celebration

25-30
2%
accident
 
accident
1%
emergency
 
emergency
7%
food
 
food
3%
loan
 
loan
3%
famliy
 
famliy
30%
health
 
health
32%
education
 
education
16%
housing
 
housing
4%
transport
 
transport
1%
celebration
 
celebration

31-34
1%
accident
 
accident
2%
emergency
 
emergency
10%
food
 
food
5%
loan
 
loan
6%
famliy
 
famliy
19%
health
 
health
38%
education
 
education
14%
housing
 
housing
5%
transport
 
transport
2%
celebration
 
celebration

35+
2%
accident
 
accident
1%
emergency
 
emergency
8%
food
 
food
8%
loan
 
loan
3%
famliy
 
famliy
26%
health
 
health
35%
education
 
education
14%
housing
 
housing
2%
transport
 
transport
2%
celebration
 
celebration
3%
Famliy
 
Famliy
34%
Education
 
Education
5%
Loan
 
Loan
2%
Accident
 
Accident
1%
Celebration
 
Celebration
5%
Transport
 
Transport
2%
Emergency
 
Emergency
16%
Housing
 
Housing
8%
Food
 
Food
25%
Health
 
Health
MAR 9. 2016
If the unexpected happened and u had to raise money: How much UGX do u think u would be able to raise in total? A)10K-50K, B) 50K-100K, C) 100K-250K D) More
3,218 responded out of 4,368 polled
Female
14%
more
 
more
12%
100-250K
 
100-250K
22%
20-100K
 
20-100K
52%
10-20K
 
10-20K

Male
15%
more
 
more
17%
100-250K
 
100-250K
23%
20-100K
 
20-100K
45%
10-20K
 
10-20K
0-14
0%
20-100k
 
20-100k
71%
10-20k
 
10-20k
0%
100-250k
 
100-250k
29%
more
 
more

15-19
25%
20-100k
 
20-100k
50%
10-20k
 
10-20k
16%
100-250k
 
100-250k
10%
more
 
more

20-24
22%
20-100k
 
20-100k
50%
10-20k
 
10-20k
14%
100-250k
 
100-250k
13%
more
 
more

25-30
24%
20-100k
 
20-100k
46%
10-20k
 
10-20k
16%
100-250k
 
100-250k
14%
more
 
more

31-34
24%
20-100k
 
20-100k
45%
10-20k
 
10-20k
15%
100-250k
 
100-250k
16%
more
 
more

35+
25%
20-100k
 
20-100k
35%
10-20k
 
10-20k
19%
100-250k
 
100-250k
22%
more
 
more
15%
more
 
more
16%
100-250K
 
100-250K
23%
20-100K
 
20-100K
47%
10-20K
 
10-20K
MAR 9. 2016
From where would you be able to raise the money to pay for any unexpected costs? A) Savings B) Family C) Friends D) Money lender E) Other
3,535 responded out of 5,455 polled
Female
13%
Money lender
 
Money lender
7%
Friend
 
Friend
21%
Family
 
Family
59%
Savings
 
Savings

Male
15%
Money lender
 
Money lender
8%
Friend
 
Friend
19%
Family
 
Family
58%
Savings
 
Savings
0-14
33%
savings
 
savings
22%
family
 
family
22%
friend
 
friend
22%
money lender
 
money lender

15-19
57%
savings
 
savings
23%
family
 
family
8%
friend
 
friend
12%
money lender
 
money lender

20-24
59%
savings
 
savings
24%
family
 
family
8%
friend
 
friend
10%
money lender
 
money lender

25-30
61%
savings
 
savings
17%
family
 
family
6%
friend
 
friend
15%
money lender
 
money lender

31-34
58%
savings
 
savings
14%
family
 
family
9%
friend
 
friend
19%
money lender
 
money lender

35+
52%
savings
 
savings
15%
family
 
family
10%
friend
 
friend
24%
money lender
 
money lender
15%
Money lender
 
Money lender
8%
Friend
 
Friend
19%
Family
 
Family
58%
Savings
 
Savings
MAR 9. 2016
Final question on money this week: What's your current occupation status? 1) student 2) employed 3) unemployed 4) self employed 5) other
2,966 responded out of 3,748 polled
Female
18%
Self employed
 
Self employed
22%
Unemployed
 
Unemployed
31%
Employed
 
Employed
30%
Student
 
Student

Male
24%
Self employed
 
Self employed
20%
Unemployed
 
Unemployed
27%
Employed
 
Employed
29%
Student
 
Student
0-14
50%
employed
 
employed
33%
self employed
 
self employed
17%
unemployed
 
unemployed
0%
student
 
student

15-19
15%
employed
 
employed
7%
self employed
 
self employed
11%
unemployed
 
unemployed
67%
student
 
student

20-24
15%
employed
 
employed
15%
self employed
 
self employed
18%
unemployed
 
unemployed
52%
student
 
student

25-30
33%
employed
 
employed
28%
self employed
 
self employed
26%
unemployed
 
unemployed
14%
student
 
student

31-34
40%
employed
 
employed
36%
self employed
 
self employed
21%
unemployed
 
unemployed
3%
student
 
student

35+
57%
employed
 
employed
27%
self employed
 
self employed
12%
unemployed
 
unemployed
4%
student
 
student
22%
Self employed
 
Self employed
21%
Unemployed
 
Unemployed
28%
Employed
 
Employed
29%
Student
 
Student
MAR 9. 2016
Thank u! U-Report has contact with companies that can provide u with financial services, wud u be interested to know more info? please reply with YES or NO
2,976 responded out of 3,503 polled
Female
2%
No
 
No
98%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
1%
No
 
No
99%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
99%
yes
 
yes
1%
no
 
no

20-24
99%
yes
 
yes
1%
no
 
no

25-30
98%
yes
 
yes
2%
no
 
no

31-34
97%
yes
 
yes
3%
no
 
no

35+
98%
yes
 
yes
2%
no
 
no
2%
No
 
No
98%
Yes
 
Yes

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