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Subtopic: Quality of Life

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Latest Publications

  • Sustainable Development Indicators, July 2014 10-Jul-2014
    An overview of progress toward a sustainable economy, society and environment. Published alongside the headline and supplementary indicators are assessments of change, both short and long term.
  • Measuring National Well-being - Health, 2013 19-Jun-2013
    Information on the selected domains and indicators that measure National Well-being. Articles draw together social and economic data from a wide range of government departments and other organisations
  • National Well-being wheel of measures, May 2013 (Pdf 663Kb) 30-May-2013
    The wheel contains all the domains of well-being and the measures contained within each one. In all cases the latest datapoint is shown and where applicable the previous corresponding one. The wheel also contains the units of measurement as these vary depending on the indicator used.
  • Measuring National Well-being: Older people’s leisure time and volunteering, 2013 11-Apr-2013
    This is part of a series of short articles examining the well-being of older people aged 50 and over using measures related to the Measuring National Well-being Programme. The Office for National Statistics measures of well-being are organised into ten domains with each domain having between three and five separate indicators. More information about all the measures can be found in the ‘National Well-being wheel of measures’.
  • Measuring National Well-being, Where we Live, 2012 24-Jul-2012
    This article is published as part of the ONS Measuring National Well-being Programme. The programme aims to produce accepted and trusted measures of the well-being of the nation - how the UK as a whole is doing. This article on 'Where we Live' is part of a series which aims to explore in more detail the different domains that have been considered as important for the measurement of National Well-being. Where we live can have a significant impact on our sense of well-being. Homes which meet our individual needs and provide us with shelter and security are made all the better by having easy access to local shops and services and green spaces to walk or play in, which in turn can help people to live healthier and happier lives.
  • Measuring National Well-being: A discussion paper on domains and measures 31-Oct-2011
    Discussion paper on proposed National Well-being domains and measures

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