MORE than half of youngsters spend most of their free time in bedrooms, a survey reveals.
Just over one in ten spend their free time with friends.
The worrying growth of an isolated generation has accelerated since the pandemic a major study into the social lives of 11 to 18-year-olds found.
In the poll of 5,078 for youth charity OnSide almost four in five (77 نسبه مئويه), spend most of their free time at home with just over half (51 نسبه مئويه) in their bedrooms.
Over half (57 نسبه مئويه) watch more streamed content than before إقفال تام, more than a third (37 نسبه مئويه) are gaming more and 32 per cent watch more TV.
OnSide runs youth centres in disadvantaged areas.
Chief exec Kathryn Morley said: “We cannot watch an entire generation sleepwalking into isolation.”