Measuring National wellbeing consultation – deadline 23 January

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) is developing new measures of national wellbeing.

The aim is that these new measures will cover the quality of life of people in the UK, environmental and sustainability issues, as well as the economic performance of the country.

“Developing better measures of wellbeing is a long term programme and ONS are committed to sharing ideas and proposals widely to ensure that the measures are relevant and founded on what matters to people.”

This consultation seeks views on a proposed set of domains (aspects of national wellbeing) and headline indicators which are outlined in a discussion paper available here:

To access the online response form:
w: www.surveymonkey.com/s/QCRY8HS

For more information:
w: www.ons.gov.uk/ons/guide-method/user-guidance/well-being/index.html

For more on this from:
ArtsProfessional
Social Arts Network
John Holden in The Guardian