Good Childhood Report 2017

The Children’s Society has published the Good Childhood Report 2017, an analysis of data looking at how children’s well-being and happiness is changing over time, and which this year asked about a list of 27 possible problems children and their families faced in the last five years.

The report was produced in partnership with the University of York and reveals the impact of multiple disadvantage, with 53% of teenagers having three or more serious problems to cope with. Children and young people’s happiness is now at its lowest since 2010, and fear of crime is the most commonly reported problem.

Further details and a link to the full and summary reports are provided on the Children’s Society website.

« Back to Latest News

Need Help or Advice???

Our trained advisors are available weekdays 09:00 to 17:00

Please leave a message click here 

Alternatively leave a voice mail on

0800 040 7675

We will contact you the next working day without fail

Evening advisors are available every 2nd Wednesday of each month between 19:00 to 21:00

Request a call back