Figure 1a: Average personal well-being ratings, financial years ending 2012 to 2016
Source: Annual Population Survey, Office for National Statistics
Chart axis does not start at 0.
2011 to 2012 was the first year of data collection.
Adults aged 16 and over were asked: "Overall, how satisfied are you with your life nowadays?" "Overall, to what extent do you feel the things you do in your life are worthwhile?" "Overall, how happy did you feel yesterday?" Where 0 is "not at all" and 10 is "completely".