The Good Childhood Report 2016

The Good Childhood Report 2016 is the fifth in a series of annual reports published by The Children’s Society about how children in the UK feel about their lives. Our latest report shows a growing gap in happiness between girls and boys, with girls being particularly unhappy with their appearance.

Month of publication 
August
Year of publication 
2016
Number of pages 
68
Author 
The Children's Society
Category 
Research
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The Good Childhood Report 2015

The Good Childhood Report 2015 is the fourth in a series of annual reports published by The Children’s Society about how children in the UK feel about their lives. Our latest report shows children in England ranked low with regards to bullying, their experience of school and their self image.

Date published 
August 2015
Number of pages 
68
The Good Childhood Report 2014

The Good Childhood Report 2014

The Good Childhood Report 2014 is the third in a series of annual reports published by The Children’s Society about how children in the UK feel about their lives.
Our latest report shows Children in England ranked 30th out of 39 countries in Europe and North America for subjective well-being and ninth out of a sample of 11 countries around the world.

Year of publication 
2014
Number of pages 
72

The Good Childhood Report 2013

Our report on the well-being of children in the UK confirms that children’s levels of well-being can be changed and improved by external factors. So far, 42,000 children and young people have taken part in our ground-breaking research programme into the quality of children's lives, as rated by children themselves.

Date published 
July 2013
Number of pages 
56

The Good Childhood Report 2012 - Full report

This report identifies 11 key areas that children use to define their own sense of well-being. This report is the product of an ongoing collaboration between us and the University of York.

Date published 
January 2012
Number of pages 
64