Jennifer Wallace and Jenny Peachey, Carnegie UK
Year: 2023
ISBN: 978-1-912908-90-5

The Life in the UK index is a three-year demonstrator project designed to measure the collective wellbeing of the people of the UK, looking at social, economic, environmental, and democratic aspects of life.  This landmark research, conducted in partnership with Ipsos, is based on a survey of more than 6900 people.

This publication outlines the UK’s scores for collective, social, economic, environmental and democratic wellbeing. It also presents key findings in relation to how different demographics are doing across the UK. Key findings include:

  • Older people in the UK report a higher quality of life then their younger counterparts.
  • There is a widespread lack of trust across all age groups in the UK’s political systems and institutions, with only a minority of people feeling that they had influence over local or national decision-making.
Other reports in this series include: Jurisdictional reports Demographic reports Methodological reports

Carnegie UK has and will continue to follow the principles of the Code of Practice for Statistics in the production of our Life in the UK index. We outline how we will adhere to these principles in our Voluntary Statement of Compliance.

You can access the full data tables associated with this research here.

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