Modern life has been chipping away at children’s happiness over time. Our Good Childhood Report 2020 finds this toxic trend continues.
Our key findings:
- There has been a continued decrease in average happiness with life among 10-15 year olds in the UK.
- Happiness with friends is in decline.
- 15-year olds in the UK were among the saddest and least satisfied with their lives in Europe.
- The Coronavirus pandemic affected children’s happiness due to the lack of choice they had in life.