Compared with 10 years ago, American teens are devoting more of their time in the summer to educational activities and less time to leisure.
The U.S. teen birth rate is at a record low, dropping below 18 births per 1,000 girls and women ages 15 to 19 in 2018. What’s behind the recent trends?
Depression is rising among American teenagers, and teen girls are particularly likely to have had recent depressive episodes.
The share of U.S. teens working during the summer has tumbled since 2000: Only about a third of teens had a job last summer.
Seven-in-ten U.S. teens say anxiety and depression are major problems among their peers. Yet anxiety and depression aren't the only concerns for teens.
Whether they personally experience these conditions, seven-in-ten teens today see mental health issues as major problems among people their age in their communities.
Teens are spending their time differently than they did a decade ago, but gender differences remain in time spent on leisure, grooming, homework, housework and errands.
A projected 50.7 million pre-K-12 students will return to the classroom in U.S. public schools this fall. As the school year gets underway, read key findings about America’s students and their experiences.
The share of U.S. children living with an unmarried parent has more than doubled since 1968, jumping from 13% to 32% in 2017.
More than half of U.S. teens say they are worried about the possibility of a shooting happening at their school, with one-in-four saying they are very worried.