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Life
United Kingdom
Life satisfaction (10 steps)7.165 (2020)
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Life satisfaction (10 steps) - male6.809 (2012-2014)
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Life satisfaction (10 steps) - female6.944 (2012-2014)
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Average Happiness (10 steps)7.2 (2000-2009)
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Inequality of happiness (standard deviation of 10-step happiness)2.01 (2000-2009)
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Life satisfaction (10 steps) gender gap1.000 (2010)
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Tertiary - Secondary gap in life satisfaction0.4 (2010)
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Extent of life satisfaction/ happiness (7 steps)5.23 (2017)
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% of those who feel very happy30.8% (2008)
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% of those who had positive affect on the previous day84.5% (2010-2012)
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% of those who report that they felt happiness on the previous day87.3% (2010-2012)
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% of those who had negative affect on the previous day18.0% (2010-2012)
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% of those who have recently felt unhappy and depressed41.3% (2017)
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% of those who have recently felt difficulties were piling up so high that they could not overcome28.8% (2017)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel happy92.6% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel lively82.5% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel proud64.8% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel joyful81.8% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel cheerful83.8% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel scared38.8% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel miserable52.4% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel afraid65.8% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel sad59.9% (2018)
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% of young people who have hope for their futhre88.4% (2018)
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% of those who think that life serves purpose83.0% (2008)
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% of those who think that life is only meaningful if they provide the meaning themselves53.3% (2008)
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% of those who are satisfied with their freedom of choice in life83.5% (2020)
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% of those who think that people cannot change the course of their lives19.1% (2008)
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% of those who think that people can change the course of their lives69.9% (2008)
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% of 15 year old students who think they usually manage one way or another90.2% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who feel proud that they have accomplished things86.2% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who feel that they can handle many things at a time66.2% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who think their belief in themselves gets them through hard times58.7% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who think they can usually find their way out of it when they are in a difficult situation80.3% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who worry about what others think of them when they are failing62.8% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who are afraid that they might not have enough talent when they are failing63.2% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who would doubt their plans for the future when they are failing70.4% (2018)
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Suicide
United Kingdom
Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)7.6 (2016)
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Suicide - all ages, male (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)11.9 (2016)
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Suicide - all ages, female (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)3.5 (2016)
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Suicide - 15-29 years (per 100,000 population)7.2 (2016)
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Suicide - 15-29 years, male (per 100,000 population)11.1 (2016)
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Suicide - 15-29 years, female (per 100,000 population)3.1 (2016)
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Suicide - 30-49 years (per 100,000 population)12.9 (2016)
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Suicide - 30-49 years, male (per 100,000 population)20.4 (2016)
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Suicide - 30-49 years, female (per 100,000 population)5.5 (2016)
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Identity
United Kingdom
% of those who think that the most important identification is nationality9.6% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is occupation13.4% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is race/ethnic background2.2% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is gender9.7% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is age3.5% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is religion3.0% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is political preference0.3% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is family or marital status54.1% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is social class1.8% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is their hometown2.4% (2003)
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Belongingness
United Kingdom
% of those who feel close to their town or city73.6% (2013)
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% of those who feel close to their county71.6% (2013)
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% of those who feel close to their country76.5% (2013)
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% of those who feel close to [Continent]23.4% (2013)
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Personality
United Kingdom
Human relations
United Kingdom
% of those who think that people can be trusted or not (4 choices)56.4% (2017)
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% of those who think that only few people to trust74.4% (2006)
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% of people saying they most people can be trusted35.2% (2009)
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% of those who think that people try to be fair (4 choices)75.5% (2017)
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% of people who have relatives or friends they can count on for help in times of need92.8% (2019)
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% of those who often use their free time to establish useful contacts13.8% (2007)
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% of those who have been asked to help influence important decisions in other people's favour73.4% (2006)
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% of those who could ask others to help influence important decisions in their favour86.4% (2006)
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% of those who think that they should feel obligated to pay back the person who does a favour for them51.5% (2017)
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%of those who feel that they lack companionship28.7% (2017)
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%of those who feel that they are isolated from others26.1% (2017)
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%of those who feel that they are left out24.3% (2017)
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Friendship
United Kingdom
% of those who eat or drink with friends or acquaintances once a week or more15.4% (2017)
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% of those who never eat or drink with friends or acquaintances13.1% (2017)
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%of those who make new friends or acquaintances at eating/ drinking47.8% (2017)
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% of those who live with their close friends or contact frequently71.4% (2017)
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% of those who have contact with 20 or more people in a day25.6% (2017)
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% of those who have contact with 4 or less people in a day25.0% (2017)
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% of those who mostly see people in contact face-to-face45.5% (2017)
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% of those who almost never see people in contact face-to-face7.2% (2017)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (men and women, minutes per day per person)84 (2005)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (men, minutes per day per person)80 (2005)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (women, minutes per day per person)87 (2005)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (gender difference [=men-women], minutes per day per person)-7 (2005)
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% of Grade 4 students who play or talk with friends for less than 1 hour per day38.0% (2007, England only)
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% of Grade 4 students who play or talk with friends for more than 2 hours per day37.3% (2007, England only)
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% of Grade 8 students who play or talk with friends for less than 1 hour per day17.5% (2007)
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% of Grade 8 students who play or talk with friends for more than 2 hours per day57.9% (2007)
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% of those who say that they would like to have more time with their friends62.9% (2005)
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% of those who say that they would like to have less time with their friends1.6% (2005)
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