Children's Worlds

International comparative school based survey of eight, ten and twelve year old children’s subjective well-being in 2017

SPRU research team

Related links

Publications and presentations from the project are available from the York Research Database

This research sits within our Child and family poverty and well-being research theme. Read about our research themes.

External collaborators

  • Asher Ben-Arieh, The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
  • Ferran Casas, Quality of Life Research Institute, University of Girona
  • Bong Joo-LeeSeoul National University
  • Sabine Andresen, Social and Family Research Department, Goethe University of Frankfurt 

Project summary

The third wave of the Children’s Worlds survey is a school based national sample survey of children aged 8, 10 and 12 in as many countries around the world as can be recruited using the same questionnaire. The main focus of the study is children’s subjective well-being. The England survey will be funded by the Children’s Society. Gwyther Rees is responsible for vetting the sampling strategy, managing the data and undertaking preliminary analysis.

Additional information

Related links

Publications and presentations from the project are available from the York Research Database

This research sits within our Child and family poverty and well-being research theme. Read about our research themes.