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  • Public opinions and social trends, Great Britain: 27 March to 7 April 2024 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 12 April 2024

    Social insights on daily life and events from the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey (OPN) relating to the biggest issues facing society today.

    Keywords: Issues, Finance, Shortages, Wellbeing, Health

  • Human capital stocks estimates in the UK: 2004 to 2022 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 19 March 2024

    National and regional estimates of human capital stock in the UK from 2004 to 2022. Includes full and employed human capital estimates for each year.

    Keywords: skills, labour market, beyond GDP, productivity, COVID-19

  • Trust in government, UK: 2023 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 1 March 2024

    Estimates of trust in government and institutions, satisfaction with public services, and political attitudes, collected as part of an international research project. These are official statistics in development.

    Keywords: confidence, distrust, parliament, political engagement

  • Personal well-being in the UK: April 2022 to March 2023 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 7 November 2023

    Estimates of life satisfaction, worthwhile, happiness, and anxiety, by select geographies including local authority level and individual characteristics and circumstances.

    Keywords: wellbeing, fulfilment, worry, meaning, contentment

  • Quality of life in the UK: May 2023 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 12 May 2023

    An update on the UK's progress across 10 domains of national well-being: personal well-being, relationships, health, what we do, where we live, personal finance, economy, education and skills, governance, and the environment.

    Keywords: wellbeing, happiness, anxiety, cost of living, disposable income

  • Individual and community well-being, Great Britain: October 2022 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 6 December 2022

    What matters most for the well-being of individuals and communities in Great Britain. Based on the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey from 12 to 23 October 2022.

    Keywords: well-being, public, important, social capital, environment

  • Social capital in the UK: April 2020 to March 2021 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 24 May 2022

    How the UK fared in the four domains of social capital - personal relationships, social network support, civic engagement, and trust and cooperative norms - during April 2020 to March 2021. Sub-population breakdowns by sex, age, ethnicity, disability status, religious status, National Statistics Socio-economic Classification (NS-SEC), urban and rural area, and ITL1 regions are included for the first time in the accompanying data tables.

    Keywords: safety, trust, cohesion, neighbourhood, connections, community, coronavirus

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

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 7 April 2022

    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 Jun) 2011 through to Quarter 3 (Jul to Sep) 2021. Sub-population breakdowns of estimates by sex, covering the period from January 2019 to September 2021, are also included. Estimates were created using the Annual Population Survey (APS).

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

  • 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