Office for National Statistics Children and Young People's experiences of Loneliness Report 2018

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published its inaugural report on children's loneliness in England and Great Britain. 

Key statistics include:

  • 11.3 per cent of children said they were "often" lonely;

  • 19.5 per cent of children living in a city reported "often" feeling lonely, compared with 5 per cent of those living in rural areas.