25 Jan '11, 3pm

Youths today happier & more vocal than 5 years ago: survey: SINGAPORE : Singapore youths today are happier and m...

Youths today happier & more vocal than 5 years ago: survey: SINGAPORE : Singapore youths today are happier and m...

SINGAPORE : Singapore youths today are happier and more vocal than their counterparts five years ago, according to the National Youth Survey 2010. The survey also showed that youths are spending more time with their family. However, despite these improvements, there were still some areas of concern. 40 per cent of those surveyed said they spent 10 hours or more per week with their families, as compared with just 25 per cent in 2005. 96 per cent also said they are proud to be Singaporeans. More also agreed that there are enough opportunities in Singapore for them to achieve their aspirations. However, the National Youth Council (NYC) is concerned that the percentage of youth involved in leadership roles has gone down by half - from 22 per cent in 2005 to 11 per cent last year. Teo Ser Luck, chairman of the National Youth Council, said: "I believe our young people, most of t...

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