The Index measures the rights and well-being of young people in Canada from birth to age 18 and guides action to address their greatest challenges.
Where does canada stand?
- 55% of children in Canada report a high level of life satisfaction
- 27% report feeling sad or hopeless for long periods of time
- 1 in 4 young people sometimes goes to bed or school hungry
- More than a third of young people experience discrimination
- 17% feel time pressure, and a quarter say they are overwhelmed with school work
Measuring Child and Youth Well-being in Your Community
Measuring and reporting on child and youth well-being has never been more important in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UNICEF Canada Community Child and Youth Well-being Survey measures the dimensions of life under age 19 that matter for children and youth, aligned with the Index, to provide a snapshot of what life is like for young people in your community.
Discover what other communities learned from young people who took the Community Child and Youth Well-being Survey.
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