Measuring National Well-being
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Geographical breakdown: Country
Please note, for the purposes of clarity, the word 'people' was replaced by 'the workforce' in relation to the unemployment rate.
The percentage of the workforce aged 16 and over in the UK who were unemployed was 7.8% in April to June 2013, equivalent to 2.51 million people, a fall of 4,000 from January to March 2013.
In 2010/11, 78.5% of adults aged 16 and over in the UK who were in work reported being somewhat, mostly or completely satisfied with their job.
16.8% of adults aged 16 and over in the UK reported they had done voluntary work several times a year or more in 2010/11, while 81.5% had never or almost never done any voluntary work.
Just over 6 in 10 (60.9%) of adults aged 16 and over in the UK were somewhat, mostly or completely satisfied with their amount of leisure time in 2010/11.
Over 8 in 10 (83.2%) adults aged 16 and over in England engaged with, or participated in, arts or cultural activity at least three times in the year prior to interview in 2012/13.