Jennifer Wallace and Amy Baker, Carnegie UK
Year: 2023
ISBN: 978-1-912908-96-7

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 publication – produced with Ipsos - outlines scores for collective, social, economic, environmental and democratic wellbeing in Wales. The research is based on a representative survey of 6941 people from across the UK, including 531 from Wales.  It presents key findings in relation to how different demographics are doing across Wales.

This a Welsh language version of this research. We have also produced an English language version of the report for Wales, which can be found here.

Key findings include:

  • People in Wales living in the most deprived areas have lower wellbeing across each theme. The research also points out that a larger proportion of people in Wales are dissatisfied with job opportunities available locally.
  • In a similar pattern to the rest of the UK, the research reveals a lack of trust in political systems and institutions in Wales.

Other reports in this series include:

We are committed to releasing further reports on the jurisdictions of the UK and different demographic groups.

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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