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Data Provider: Welsh Government Mean mental wellbeing score for children in Wales - Health and well-being measures for children for the National Indicators
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[Collapse]2009/10Wales9.810.410.9
United Kingdom10.911.011.2
[Collapse]2011/12Wales9.910.410.9
United Kingdom10.410.610.7
[Collapse]2013/14Wales10.210.911.5
United Kingdom10.610.710.9
[Collapse]2015/16Wales9.610.311.0
United Kingdom10.911.111.3
[Collapse]2017/18Wales10.311.512.7
United Kingdom11.211.411.6

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Title

The mean mental wellbeing score for Children in Wales - Health and well-being measures for children for the National Indicators - Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ)

Last update

September 2021 September 2021

Next update

Unknown

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Understanding Society (USOC) Survey

Contact email

stats.healthinfo@gov.wales

Designation

None

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Wales

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

Statistical quality

Further information on quality and methods can be found in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

General description

The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 is about improving the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being of Wales. The Act places a legal requirement on Welsh Ministers to set national indicators for the purpose of measuring progress towards the achievement of the well-being goals.

The mean mental wellbeing score included in this cube been laid as one of the national indicators for the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 and is taken from the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (information from the Understanding Society survey).


Data collection and calculation

Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS), is a longitudinal survey of households in the United Kingdom, i.e., the geographical area of the countries England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (NI).

Household members aged 10-15 years are asked to complete a short self-completion youth questionnaire.The youth SDQ questions are only included in every other wave of the survey. Interviews are typically carried out face-to-face in respondents’ homes by trained interviewers.

Further information on data collection and calculation can be found in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Data reference periods

2009/10 through to 2017/18

Keywords

National Indicator, SDQ, Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire, Understanding Society, Child Mental Health

Name

HLTH4001