State of the Nation's Children

Department/Agency

Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Key information

A compendium of key indicators of children's well-being covering socio-demographics, children's relationships, children's outcomes in education and health, social, emotional and behavioural outcomes and formal and informal supports.

Source

Prepared by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs in association with Central Statistics Office and the Health Promotion Research Centre of the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Scope

All children under the age of 18 years.

Frequency

Every 2 years

Reference period

Varying by indicator

Start date

2006

Timeliness

Varying by indicator

Classifications

  • Thematic report
    This report contains statistics from a variety of sources with diverse classifications. The StatCentral Portal documents, in separate entries, the particular statistics covered where available from the CSO or other official sources.

Theme

People and Society - Social Conditions

Page Created

2010-09-28

Page Modified

2017-03-10

Keywords

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