This report presents contemporary information on the health and wellbeing of secondary school students in New Zealand who have an Asian identity. The report is based on findings from the Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey.
- Across all Asian ethnic groups, young people were more likely to report witnessing violence (an adult hitting or physically hurting another adult or child) at home in the previous 12 months compared to European students (6%).
- Across all Asian ethnic groups, young people were also more likely to report they had been hit or physically hurt by an adult at home in the previous 12 months compared to European students (6%)
- One in four Asian students reported being treated unfairly by a teacher because of their ethnicity.
- 10% of Asian students reported being bullied in school because of their ethnicity or religion.
- 45% of Asian students felt unsafe in their neighbourhood.