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A review on socio demographic details of school going adolescents in India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Social Work, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, India
  • 2Department of Social Work, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, India

Res. J. Family, Community and Consumer Sci., Volume 8, Issue (1), Pages 7-9, January,27 (2020)


In every study, socio demographic variables are one of the important factors to provide a proper result. Without socio demographic details we cannot do a proper study. Therefore, the study among school going adolescents also need socio-demographic variables. The current review is to understand socio demographic variables of adolescents in India. The reviews were collected from online search engines from the previous 10 years of literature on school going adolescents. The findings of review found that socio demographic variables had a vigorous part in studies allied to school going adolescents. In most of the studies, socio demographic variables are one of the factors in key findings. There were no unique formats for socio demographic variables of school going adolescents because of diverse studies.


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