Nine out of ten Utrecht children are positive about their parents
92% of primary school children aged 10-12 in Utrecht perceive their relationship with their parents as good or very good. Children living with both parents and children with a Moroccan background are more likely to be positive.
18% of the children have one or more problems at home
One in six children has one or more problems at home. This is more likely for children from co-parenting families, children from low-affluence families and children with other non-western backgrounds. Children with a Moroccan background are less likely to report having problems at home.
Problems children experience at home:
94% of the children always feel safe at home
Of the Utrecht children, 94% reported always feeling safe at home. Children from single-parent families (89%) and children with other non-western backgrounds (91%) are less likely to report this.
37% of the children have to do major chores at home
Of the Utrecht children, 37% have to do one or more major chores at home, such as large household chores or taking their parents to see the GP/doctor or other appointments. This is more likely for children with a Turkish or other non-western background. Children from low-affluence families are also more likely to have to do one or more major chores at home.
Chores that children have to do at home, by migration background: