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Release: Measuring National Well-being, Older people’s leisure time and volunteering, 2013

Released: 11 April 2013

Contact

Jen Beaumont

Measuring National Well-being

nationalwell-being@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: +44(0)1633 651622

Categories: People and Places, Communities, Societal Wellbeing, Neighbourhoods and Communities, Cohesion and Participation, Culture and Sport, Social Capital, Quality of Life, Measuring Societal Well-being, Standard of Living

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK

This article analyses two measures which are currently used for Measuring National Well-being. These are 'the percentage of people who say they are satisfied with the amount of their leisure time' and 'the percentage of people who have volunteered more than once in the last 12 months'. The data are from Understanding Society, The UK Household Longitudinal Study, 2010-11 (UKHLS) and for this article focusses only on people aged 50 years old and over.
Content from the Office for National Statistics.
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