Children and Young People
Research in this area examines developmental outcomes for children and young people in Ireland, how these vary between different groups of the population and evolve over time.
Using Growing Up in Ireland data, this study examines the extent to which the current system of healthcare financing in Ireland shapes the pattern of GP use.
Published in November 2018, four short reports describe how 9-year-olds are faring in Ireland. Topics include health and physical development; families; relationships and socio-emotional wellbeing; and school and learning.
Three reports describe how children aged 7 and 8 are faring in Ireland, including the topics of socio-emotional development and play; health and development; and school and learning.
Four reports describe the lives of young people aged 17 and 18. The reports cover the areas of health; education and early work experiences; risky health behaviours and sexual activity; and life satisfaction, relationships and mental health.