London wellbeing lower than the UK

Residents of London have higher anxiety and lower life satisfaction and happiness than those living in the rest of the UK according to the latest national wellbeing measures. Respondents with good physical health were much more likely to report happiness and wellbeing while those with very bad health had the lowest life satisfaction score.

Black and Minority Ethnic Londoners and those with low incomes also reported low wellbeing. There were also variations according to disability, the level of educational attainment and ethnicity. The Mayor of London’s office has published a summary of the findings: