What’s more important for life satisfaction, well-being or poverty?

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is currently seeking views on how we should measure well-being as part of the National Well-being Debate.  As part of the consultation programme, the ONS has posted an interesting article from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on how we conceptualise ‘life satisfaction’, and asks whether well-being or poverty has the greatest influence on our sense of satisfaction.  You can also find other interesting articles on the roles of religion and spirituality, sport and nature in helping to shape our sense of well-being.

To share your views on what factors contribute to well-being, joing the debate here.  The consultation runs until 15th April, after which a summary of responses will be published.

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  1. […] published a link to the early discussions around this topic here, where the ONS launched a national debate entitled “what matters to you?”.  The outcome of […]

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