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How satisfied are people with their lives in the European Union?

How satisfied are people with their lives in the European Union?

"Overall, how satisfied are you with your life these days?" people across the European Union (EU) were asked. Life satisfaction represents how a respondent evaluates or appraises his or her life taken as a whole. It has a prominent role as it can be regarded as a key indicator of subjective well-being. On a scale from 0 ("not satisfied at all") to 10 ("fully satisfied"), nearly 80% of residents aged 16 and over in the EU rated their overall life satisfaction in 2013 at 6 and higher, with an average (mean) satisfaction of 7.1.

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Release date: 19/03/2015
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Product Code: 3-19032015-CP
Theme: Population and social conditions
Collection: News releases