The purpose of this study is to identify the specific and structural features of self-esteem as a component of subjective well-being of young girls. The relevance of this topic is due to the need for a deeper understanding mechanisms for maintaining psychological health, as well as the development of subjectivity in the framework of self-supporting behavioral strategies. The study was an eight surveytype method. Girls (n = 100) - students of the philological faculty of the RUDN University took part in this investigation. The results of the empirical research shows that adolescence girls with higher levels of self-esteem have higher rates of selfinterest, self-understanding, positive global selfattitude, self-confidence, auto-sympathy, expected other attitudes, self-acceptance, self-consistency, overall satisfaction with external data. At the same time, it indicates that the overall intensity of psychological defenses, social frustration, a positive body image, the degree of depression and the degree of guilt feelings among the representatives of this group are relatively lower. © 2019 Revista ESPACIOS.