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User guide for the UK Measures of National Well-being, providing more detail on the framework. Includes metadata tables of the revised measures, detail on how we produce estimates, and measure change over time.
Keywords: quality of life, wellbeing, happiness
This methodology guide is intended to provide information on the data and method used on the article clustering local authorities against subnational indicators
Keywords: subnational, local authorities, clustering
Quality and Methodology Information (QMI) for the Trust in Government Survey, detailing strengths and limitations of the data, methods used, and data uses and users.
Keywords: Public institutions, Attitudes
During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Office for National Statistics has published estimates of personal well-being using both the Annual Population Survey and the weekly module of the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey. This methodology article considers the impact that the pandemic has had on data collection, how this has influenced estimates of personal well-being and the comparability of these estimates.
Keywords: APS, OPN, Mode, happiness, anxiety
Exploratory analysis of the relationship between optimism and personal well-being using questions from the 2019 Opinions and Lifestyle (OPN) survey.
Keywords: well-being, optimism, pessimism
A proposal for a short social capital indicator set informed using principal component analysis – methodology article.
Description of the statistical methods and techniques used to create and analyse quarterly estimates for personal well-being in the UK. This is the first time that we are publishing quarterly data for the personal well-being figures as Experimental Statistics, providing a more timely picture comparable with economic well-being statistics.
Keywords: Personal well-being indicators, annual estimates, quarterly estimates, seasonal decomposition, Annual population survey
Methodological guidance on how to use the recommended loneliness questions for adults and children and how to interpret and report the findings.
Keywords: loneliness, measurement, survey testing, national measures, lonely
These are the Personal Well-being Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) which will be updated as required.
Keywords: anxiety, happiness, worthwhile, life satisfaction
Feedback from an online survey conducted to help us enhance the quality of the Measuring National Well-being outputs and consider different analysis to better meet user needs.
Keywords: life, satisfaction, happiness, worthwhile, anxiety, inequality