Data blog

Through charts, graphics, and interactive maps and calculators, our data blog features interactive tools related to the key issues affecting children and young people.
woman eating strawberries and cream
As part of our Big Summer DO campaign, we asked shared their favourite childhood memories
30 July 2014
children playing with a balloon
We asked 1000 people: Do you think it’s tougher growing up now compared to your own childhood?
17 July 2014
a graph of finish times of Virgin London Marathon 2013
Does this chart reveal runners racing against - and often beating - their target times?
03 April 2014
100,000 young people run away each year in the UK
Your donation can help these vulnerable children
18 March 2014
young girl clutching her knees
The minimum wage isn't doing enough to lift children out of poverty - but if the rate rose it could help low-income working families in multiple ways
30 September 2013
Photograph posed by models | © Shutterstock
Our new report highlights major changes to funding for early intervention services and we've produced an interactive map to breakdown the changes locally.
06 September 2013
map of the UK with differently coloured areas that indicate unique schemes
Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses
18 July 2013
Can you guess how many Jelly Babies there are?
You could win a family ticket to Bounce Festival worth £60. All you have to do is guess how many Jelly Babies are in the jar.
05 August 2013
Mags Robinson with The Children's Society CEO Matthew Reed
Devoted volunteer Mags found volunteering helped her battle depression and gain confidence to read and sing in front of parents, carers and children
04 June 2014
young girl who has run away
We are working with Nicola Blackwood and the government to strengthen controls that protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
15 October 2013
young people discussing
A team of five young people on our Board of Trustees, including Aaron Thomas Rowles, helped select our new leader
14 February 2012
Lily Caprani
The recent BBC One series' expert - and our Director of Strategy and Policy - explains that the series was about more than exposing celebs to poverty
18 March 2014