How to measure wellbeing?

The good news is that wellbeing can be – and is – being measured at the local, national, and international levels.

There are a range of approaches to measure wellbeing, suited for different contexts and aims.

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How to measure wellbeing?

Charities, social enterprises and community groups

Charities and social enterprises want to measure what matters, to improve lives and make a difference. Funding bodies are increasingly asking for measures that capture real impact, beyond traditional outcomes. Wellbeing is now widely recognised as an evidence-informed, established approach to understanding how your service, project or programme makes a difference.

Read more about why charities and funders benefit from using a wellbeing lens.

If you’d like advice on which measures to use to evaluate your activities, contact Ingrid Abreu-Scherer.

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Workplace and employers

Governments – national, devolved, local and wider public sector

Internationally

Evaluating wellbeing: six steps

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