Wellbeing – UK ranking

How’s Life in the United Kingdom?

According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report ‘How’s Life? 2013- Measuring Wellebing’, click here for full OECD report

  • Inequality in the UK has risen faster in Britain than in other countries since the recession despite the fact that the UK has come in ahead of Germany, the United States and Japan as the best place to live and work.
  • Compared with other OECD countries, UK ranks above OECD average in the dimensions of environmental quality, social connections, personal security, civic engagement, jobs and earnings, income and wealth, health status, housing and subjective wellbeing.
  • UK ranks close to the OECD average in work-life balance but below average in education and skills.

Fig 1, 2 and 3 illustrate below:
Wellbeing – UK ranking
Wellbeing – UK ranking