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Video Summary: An Overview of Children's Well-being, 2013

Released: 26 April 2013

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During the national debate about ‘Measuring What Matters’, people told us that their children’s well-being was very important to them.

18 out of 20 children aged 10 to 15 said they were relatively happy with their lives overall, and 19 out of 20 said they were relatively happy with their family.

However, only 16 out 20 said they were happy with their school work, and 15 out of 20 were happy with their appearance.

If you want to find out more, including how boys and girls responded differently, read the full story at www.ons.gov.uk/well-being

Source: Office for National Statistics

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