Measuring National Well-being
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Frequency of release: Ad-hoc
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: UK and GB
This report reviews:
What is subjective wellbeing and why should we measure it?
How subjective wellbeing is currently measured in the UK - what subjective wellbeing questions are already being asked on major social surveys in the UK,
The potential uses of subjective wellbeing data collected via these surveys.
It concludes that subjective wellbeing is a valid construct that can be measured reliably. This is the first output of ONS's work on subjective wellbeing.