Last summer, businesses trying to come back from the COVID-19 pandemic hired nearly a million more teens than in the summer of 2020.
Seven-in-ten U.S. teens say they support the Black Lives Matter movement. By comparison, 56% of U.S. adults said this in a separate survey.
Students who are gay, lesbian or bisexual, as well as girls, were especially likely to say their mental health has suffered in the past year.
The shares of American 9- and 13-year-olds who say they read for fun on an almost daily basis have dropped from nearly a decade ago.
Fewer than a third (30.8%) of U.S. teens had a paying job last summer. In 2019, 35.8% of teens worked over the summer.
52% of employed parents with children younger than 12 say it has been difficult to handle child care responsibilities during the pandemic.
In 2019, the share of American children living in poverty was on a downward trajectory, reaching record lows across racial and ethnic groups.
U.S. Hispanic teens are more likely than U.S. teens overall to identify as Catholic and say it’s necessary to believe in God to be moral.
38% of parents with children whose K-12 schools closed in the spring said that their child was likely to face digital obstacles in schoolwork.
While teens in the United States take after their parents religiously in many ways, they stand out in some others.