Relevant terms from the Child and youth voice research findings index:
Acceptance, Accessible services, Community connection, Culture, Disabilities, Discrimination, Education, Equity, Families/whānau, Family violence/sexual violence, Government/politics, Healthcare services, Housing, Identity, Income/poverty, Mental health, Rainbow community, Relationship/sex education, Sex, Sexual health, Smoking/vaping, Substance abuse, Youth voice.
AUTHOR: The Youth19 Research Group
The Youth19 survey was conducted in 2019 in the Auckland, Northland and Waikato regions, reaching 7,891 young people (7,721 year 9–13 students; 92 Alternative Education students and 78 young people who are not in education, training or employment).
The Youth19 Survey (Youth19) is the latest in the Youth2000 series of health and wellbeing surveys, which has now involved over 36,000 young people in Aotearoa. Youth19 combines core Youth2000 questions with a new focus on rangatahi wellbeing.
In addition to the Youth19 reports outlined below, you can also access related:
- Academic journal articles: these articles explores the Youth2000 survey data in greater detail, focusing on topical areas and trends, including: experiences of racism; equity for Rangatahi Maori; substance use; health and wellbeing; and identity.
- Factsheets and briefs: these high-level documents provide highlights of Youth19 findings related to a range of topical areas, including: alcohol harm; youth voter enrolment; young people’s views on improving health and wellbeing websites; safety and violence; intersectionality; gambling; and digital access.
- The Health and Wellbeing of Youth who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (Y-NEETs) (August 2022): This report focuses on the lives of young people who are Not in Education, Employment, or Training and explores their home and family life, their health and wellbeing, their experiences in the community, and their socioeconomic situations.
- Findings from open-text questions (August 2020): This report outlines what young people thought were the biggest problems facing young people today, and what should be changed to better support young people.
Reports relating to identity and wellbeing
- (July 2021): This Report explores the wellbeing of students covering a range of identities (Related ‘Intersecting Identities’ briefs, containing a snapshot of key findings for each group, along with an explanatory webinar)
- East Asian, South Asian, Chinese and Indian students in Aotearoa (June 2021): This report highlights the health and wellbeing findings for Asian students living in Aotearoa
- Te āniwaniwa takatāpui whānui: Te aronga taera mō ngā rangatahi | Sexual attraction and young people’s wellbeing (June 2022): This report highlights findings about the health and wellbeing of same-sex and multiple-sex attracted students, students who are not sure of their sexual attractions, and students who do not experience sexual attractions.
Reports relating to physical and mental wellbeing
- Sexual and Reproductive Health of New Zealand Secondary School Students (November 2020): This report highlights the sexual and reproductive health of student
- Access to Health Services (September 2020):This report highlights Youth19 findings about students’ access to health care services
- Hauora Hinengaro / Emotional and Mental Health (August 2020): This report, covering youth mental and emotional health is accompanied by a webinar discussio
- Substance Use (August 2020) This report highlights findings about smoking, vaping, alcohol use, and use of marijuana and other drugs.
Reports relating to young people involved with Oranga Tamariki
- The health and wellbeing of takatāpui and rainbow young people who have been involved with Oranga Tamariki (August 2022): This report focuses on the lives of takatāpui and rainbow young people from mainstream schools, alternative education, and those not in education, employment or training. The report explores topics for trans-gender and same-sex or multiple-sex attracted young people, including their cultural identity, home and housing, health and wellbeing.
- What should be changed to support young people? The voices of young people involved with Oranga Tamariki (February 2022): This report explores the themes of the Youth19 open-text survey responses for young people who have ever been involved with Oranga Tamariki.
- Young people who have been involved with Oranga Tamariki Community and contexts (February 2022): This report focuses on the community involvement, substance use, school life, and violence for young people who have never been involved with Oranga Tamariki, ever been involved, and are currently involved.
- Young people who have been involved with Oranga Tamariki Mental and physical health and healthcare access (February 2022): This report focuses on the mental health, physical health, and access to healthcare for young people who have never been involved with Oranga Tamariki, ever been involved, and are currently involved.
- Young people who have been involved with Oranga Tamariki: Home and housing (November 2021): This report focuses on life at home and the security of housing for young people who have never been involved with Oranga Tamariki, ever been involved, and are currently involved.
- Young people who have been involved with Oranga Tamariki: Identity and Culture (November 2021): This report focuses on the cultural connectedness of young people who have never been involved with Oranga Tamariki, ever been involved, and are currently involved with Oranga Tamariki.