Bolsover Named The Most Unhappy Place In The UK

23 September 2015, 18:55

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A survey of people's happiness and well-being has bottom Bolsover in Derbyshire at the bottom of the table.

A study by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) found people living in Bolsover in Derbyshire came lowest in the happiness, worthiness and life satisfaction categories.

Glenn Everett, ONS director of well-being, said: "We often talk of how the country is doing, usually in economic terms.

"Today's figures address how people are feeling about their lives.

"Overall, people are generally rating their lives higher than they did four years ago.

"But what is interesting is that they show a slight growth in inequality between people rating their lives highly and those reporting low levels of personal well-being.

"In other words, a growing inequality that policy makers need to consider.''

found people living in Fermanagh and Omagh rated themselves the happiest on a scale of zero to 10. Eilean Siar, in the Outer Hebrides, is the best place to live for life satisfaction and was also in the top five for happiness and worthiness.

West Somerset came top when people living in the area were asked: "What extent do you feel the things you do in your life are worthwhile?''

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