Latest results from the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey from the Office for National Statistics covering the period 28 October to 1 November 2020 reveals a worsening impact on people’s life satisfaction, wellbeing and happiness due to COVID-19.
- Life satisfaction worthwhile scores were at their lowest since the survey began at the end of March
- Happiness scores continue to decrease for the third week in a row
- Anxiety scores are also increasing
Source: Office for National Statistics
Younger adults aged 16-29 were least satisfied with life (a 6.3 score vs 6.9 for those aged 60+); less happy (a 6.4 score vs 7.1 for those aged 60+) ; felt their life was less worthwhile (a 6.7 score vs 7.6 for those aged 60+); and felt more anxious (a 4.6 score vs 3.9 for those aged 60+).
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