Figure 9c: Average happiness ratings1 by visits to the natural environment2, April 2013 to March 2014
Source: Monitor of engagement with the Natural Environment, Natural England
Adults aged 16 and over were asked 'Overall, how happy did you feel yesterday?', where 0 is 'not at all' and 10 is 'completely'. Does not include those who reported 'don't know'.
People responding that they spent leisure time out of doors away from home more than once per day, every day, or several times a week, were classed as most regular visitors; people responding with once a week or once or twice a month were classed as less regular visitors; and people responding with once every 2 to 3 months, once or twice, or never were classed as least regular visitors.