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  • Personal well-being in the UK, quarterly: April 2011 to September 2020 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 4 February 2021

    Quarterly estimates of life satisfaction, feeling that the things done in life are worthwhile, happiness and anxiety at the UK level, created using the Annual Population Survey (APS).

    Keywords: Wellbeing, anxious, how happy are people, happiness, how anxious are people

  • Personal and economic well-being in Great Britain: January 2021 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 21 January 2021

    Estimates looking across multiple sources for personal and economic well-being to understand the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on people and households in Great Britain. Covers the period from March 2020 to December 2020.

    Keywords: quality of life, economy, inequalities, life satisfaction, coronavirus, COVID19, COVID 19, covid-19, corona virus, anxiety, wellbeing

  • Coronavirus and the social impacts on different ethnic groups in the UK: 2020 (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 14 December 2020

    Estimates from the Understanding Society: COVID-19 Study, 2020, UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS) and Wealth and Assets Survey (WAS) to explore the social impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on people from different ethnic groups in the UK.

    Keywords: COVID19, covid19, ethnicity, coronavirus

  • Young people’s well-being in the UK: 2020 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 2 October 2020

    This headline release reflects the circumstances, views and well-being of young people aged 16 to 24 years in the UK prior to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

    Keywords: relationships, finance, health, employment, education

  • Children’s well-being indicator review, UK: 2020 (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 2 October 2020

    Proposal and methodology for updating our children’s well-being indicators to better represent children's lives today.

    Keywords: futures, schools, relationships, facilities, safety

  • Children’s views on well-being and what makes a happy life, UK: 2020 (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 2 October 2020

    A qualitative analysis of children’s perspectives on their well-being and what makes a happy life for a child using UK wide focus groups.

    Keywords: futures, schools, relationships, facilities, safety

  • Unity and division in Great Britain: 24 April to 28 June 2020 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 25 August 2020

    The effect of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on perceptions of unity and division in Great Britain, using the weekly Opinions and Lifestyle Survey (OPN). Includes an assessment of unity and division over time and across numerous socioeconomic divides, such as age, sex and perceptions of community.

    Keywords: equality, coronavirus, corona virus, COVID19, COVID 19, lockdown

  • Coronavirus and depression in adults, Great Britain: June 2020 (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 18 August 2020

    The proportion of the population with depressive symptoms in Great Britain between 4 and 14 June 2020, based on the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey. Includes how symptoms of depression have changed since before the pandemic (July 2019 to March 2020).

    Keywords: mental health, covid19, covid-19, covid 19, corona virus

  • Personal well-being in the UK: April 2019 to March 2020 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 30 July 2020

    Estimates of life satisfaction, feeling that the things done in life are worthwhile, happiness and anxiety at the UK, country, regional, county and local authority level. Covering the period in the build up to the national lockdown of the UK in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

    Keywords: happiness, anxiety, local authority, well-being, coronavirus, COVID-19

  • Coronavirus and anxiety, Great Britain: 3 April 2020 to 10 May 2020 (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 15 June 2020

    Which socio-demographic and economic factors are most associated with high levels of anxiety during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic lockdown.

    Keywords: COVID-19, COVID19, Coronavirus, corona virus, well-being, lonliness