Each year, about 165,000 of us across the UK are asked to rate how we feel about different aspects of our lives. Today sees the release of the 4th annual results on personal well-being from the Office for National Statistics. → Results in full
The personal wellbeing questions ask:
- the extent to which we think the things we do in life are worthwhile,
- and our day to day emotions like happiness;
- and anxiety→Interactive map of results by local authority area
As well as looking at how the average results change year on year, the findings also get below the surface to show how evenly wellbeing is distributed across the UK, both in terms of where we live and our characteristics and circumstances.
The findings are now available across every local authority area in the UK and the personal well-being questions are asked on a wide range of national surveys, programme evaluations and at local level by agencies like Health and Wellbeing Boards .