Publication - Research and analysis

Growing up in Scotland: life at age 12

Published: 4 Jul 2019
Directorate:
Children and Families Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Research
ISBN:
9781787818576

Some initial findings about the lives of 12-year-old children living in Scotland, using data collected from the Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS).

29 page PDF

2.8 MB

29 page PDF

2.8 MB

Contents
Growing up in Scotland: life at age 12
Errata

29 page PDF

2.8 MB

ISBN 9781787818576 (web only)
PPDAS 589590

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Errata

An errata to this report was published on 03 September 2019. The changes are to PDF pages 24, 25, 26 and 27 in the section headed ‘Life satisfaction’ to correct the mean life satisfaction figures. The findings have not been affected by the correction.

Contents

Introduction

Enjoyment of school

Educational aspirations

Relationships

Social media and internet use

Risky behaviours

Healthy weight and perception of body weight

Life satisfaction

Concluding remarks


Contact

Email: GUS@gov.scot