Where you call home
Some feel most connected to their immediate surroundings. For others, links are further afield.
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
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39% of young people say they identify most with the world.
We found that on average, about equal numbers of young people say they feel most at home in the world (39%) or in their country (39%).
Significantly fewer (26%) say their greatest affinity is to their city or region.
But views differ across countries…
In Germany, 67% of young people say they identify most with the world, while just 12% say they feel most connected to their country.
In Bangladesh, the shares are virtually reversed! Just 3% of young people identify most with the world — versus 65% who say they feel most connected to their country.