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  • Personal well-being in the UK, quarterly: April 2011 to June 2021 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 8 December 2021

    Quarterly estimates of life satisfaction, feeling that the things done in life are worthwhile, happiness and anxiety in the UK, covering the periods from Quarter 2 (Apr to June) 2011 through to Quarter 2 2021. Age, country and sex sub-population breakdowns of estimates, covering the periods from October 2020 to June 2021, are also included. Estimates were created using the Annual Population Survey (APS).

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

  • Three-quarters of adults in Great Britain worry about climate change (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 5 November 2021

    Article about public attitudes and opinions towards climate change and the future of the environment.

    Keywords: COP26, environment, climate change, OPN, attitudes, well-being

  • Personal well-being in the UK: April 2020 to March 2021 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 15 October 2021

    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.

    Keywords: wellbeing, well-being during the coronavirus pandemic, mental health, local authority, region

  • Coronavirus and depression in adults, Great Britain: July to August 2021 (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 1 October 2021

    Proportion of the British adult population with depressive symptoms in early 2021. Includes comparisons with 2020, and pre-pandemic estimates, and analysis by characteristic.

    Keywords: COVID-19, mental health, ethnicity, clinically extremely vulnerable, disability

  • Coronavirus and contributors to subnational well-being: January to March 2021 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 26 May 2021

    Regression analysis of the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey to provide insight into the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, to better understand which socio-demographic and economic factors were most associated with levels of happiness in England and Wales in early 2021.

    Keywords: Happiness, well-being, coronavirus, rural, urban

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

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 25 May 2021

    Estimates from multiple sources for personal and economic well-being to understand the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on households in Great Britain from March 2020 to April 2021.

    Keywords: quality of life, inequalities, life satisfaction, COVID 19, covid-19, corona virus, anxiety

  • Mapping loneliness during the coronavirus pandemic (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 7 April 2021

    Analysis of local authority loneliness rates shows young people and those in areas with higher unemployment have been more likely to experience loneliness during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

    Keywords: loneliness, coronavirus, anxiety, well-being, covid-19, mental health, covid19

  • 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