Young people are the least happy age group in the UK

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The Times

Professor Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, the director of Oxford University’s Wellbeing Research Centre and an editor of the report, said the findings on youth unhappiness were worrying.

He said: “Piecing together the available data on the wellbeing of children and adolescents around the world, we documented disconcerting drops especially in North America and western Europe.

“To think that, in some parts of the world, children are already experiencing the equivalent of a mid-life crisis demands immediate policy action.”