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The Good Childhood Report 2019

The Children’s Society has published their eighth annual report into trends in children and young people’s well-being. According to the Society, children are ‘increasingly unhappy’ since 2009.

This year’s report estimates that across the UK almost a quarter of a million children could be unhappy with their lives as a whole.

Areas of high concern for children were friendships, appearance for boys, and their futures in general.

There was a significant dip in their happiness with their lives as a whole, their happiness with friends, and school. There were no significant changes in their happiness with their families, appearance over-all, and with schoolwork.

For more information about the survey and for the results in full, please visit The Children’s Society’s website.