With each new generation, children face unique opportunities to thrive. But they can also feel burdened by expectations.
We conducted a survey among 15–24 and 40+ year-olds across 21 countries to explore how childhood is changing.Read more about the survey
We asked people about the pressure young people face today. What do you think?
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On average, 59% of young people believe children today face more pressure to succeed than their parents did as kids.
This is true in nearly all the countries we surveyed.
In 17 of 21 countries, the majority of young people believe children today face more pressure to succeed.
But it's not just youth feeling sorry for themselves…
Majorities of older people in 15 of 21 countries agree that kids today face more pressure to succeed than in the past.