17th out of 29 so-called rich countries when it comes to the well-being According to a new study from UNICEF, the United Nations children's agency, Canada ranks of children. The UN agency located Canada 14th in educational well-being, 15th in material well-being, 16th in behavior and risks and a low 27th in health and safety.
Canada scored third-best on smoking, with UNICEF saying only four per cent of brood aged 11, 13 and 15 reported smoking at least once a week. When it comes to fatness, Canada is third from the bottom, with 20.24 per cent of children aged 11, 13 and 15 deemed overweight based on the body mass index.
Canada ranked 21st in maltreatment, with 35 per cent of children aged 11, 13 and 15 report being bullied at school at least once in the past couple of months. The Netherlands leftovers the overall leader in the study and is the only country ranked with the top five in all extent of child well-being.