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