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Release: Measuring National Well-being, Older people and loneliness, 2013

Released: 11 April 2013


Jen Beaumont

Measuring National Well-being Programme

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 651622

Categories: Population, Ageing, Older People, People and Places, Communities, Neighbourhoods and Communities, Societal Wellbeing, Cohesion and Participation

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: England

Geographical breakdown: Country

Information on the selected domains and indicators that measure National Well-being. Articles draw together social and economic data from a wide range of government departments and other organisations; they paint a broad picture of UK society today, and how it has been changing.

This is part of a series of short articles examining the well-being of older people. It provides an analysis of reported feelings of loneliness by people aged 52 and over using 2009–10 data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA). 
Content from the Office for National Statistics.
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