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Personal well-being in the UK: April 2016 to March 2017

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  • We continue to see small year-on-year improvements in average life satisfaction ratings.
  • There has been a slight increase in average happiness ratings over this period. This comes after ratings levelled off between the years ending March 2015 and 2016. Earlier years saw regular increases.
  • For both anxiety and feelings that the things we do in life are worthwhile, ratings continue to remain level. These measures last saw small improvements between the years ending March 2014 and 2015.
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