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BBC School Report Mental Health Survey (11-16 year-olds)

Survey of 11-16 year-old GB children on behalf of BBC School Report on mental health.

  • The majority of young people say they feel happy in their lives at the moment (87%).
  • 70% of 11-16 year-olds say they have experienced one or more negative feelings in the last 12 months, ranging from feeling upset and unhappy to feeling anxious, frightened or unsafe.
  • A third of young people (34%) wouldn’t feel confident asking for help and support at school.

Date Published: 16/03/17

Categories: Education | GB | Health | Public and communities | Social

Client: BBC School Report


ComRes interviewed 1033 11-16 year-old GB children online between 27th January and 9th February 2017.  Data were weighted to be demographically representative of all GB children in this age group.

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