The ombudsman, Mikołaj Pawlak, presented the results of the survey at a two-day conference co-organised by the government in Warsaw.
Pawlak told the “Upbringing Lasts Forever" conference that more than 90 percent of young Poles, in both urban and rural areas, felt happy in their families.
Moreover, between 80 and 90 percent of primary school students felt loved, understood and supported at home, the study found.
The figure was lower for secondary schools, where 55 percent of students reported feeling loved and understood by their families.
At the same time, teenagers said they wished they could spend more quality time with relatives, the survey found, as cited by the IAR news agency.
Pawlak told Polish Radio that the results showed an improvement on the previous poll, conducted in 2003, and proved that teenagers appreciated their families, which “must be supported in their upbringing functions.”
“Parents should be able to raise their children according to their worldview,” he said, and only in cases of domestic violence “should social services intervene.”
Meanwhile, for all the pressures of work, earning money and fulfilling various duties, parents should devote more attention to their children, spend more quality time with them, uninterrupted by technology, Pawlak added.
Deputy Family Minister Barbara Socha said that “good, durable families constitute the best environment in which to bring up kids, who then go on to form healthy families of their own,” IAR reported.
Polish Radio is a media partner of the “Upbringing Lasts Forever” conference, which is being held in Warsaw on Monday and Tuesday under the auspices of President Andrzej Duda.