The good childhood report 2018

Publication type



- -

Publication date


In the 13 years since our national children’s well-being research programme was established, The Children’s Society has asked over 65,000 children how their lives are going. This authoritative programme gives us profound and unique insights into how children feel about their lives. This seventh Good Childhood Report – produced in partnership with the University of York – gives the latest national picture of children’s subjective well-being and trends over a number of years.


Psychology, Young People and Well Being



Covered by over 100 media outlets worldwide

Related Publications

  1. Nearly a quarter of girls aged 14 (22%) said they had self-harmed in just a year according to a new report by The Children’s Society
  2. 'Nearly a quarter' of girls aged 14 self-harm
  3. Fifth of 14-year-old girls in UK 'have self-harmed'
  4. Nearly a quarter of 14-year-old girls in UK 'self-harming', charity reports
  5. More than a fifth of 14-year-old girls in UK have self-harmed — report
  6. The puzzle of Britain’s unhappy girls