First European Quality of Life Survey: Life satisfaction, happiness and sense of belonging (summary)
Promoting the well-being of people is a key goal of European social policy: happy, fulfilled and engaged citizens are the hallmark of a thriving society. Factors such as income, social relationships and time use all have a huge bearing on individuals’ quality of life. A recent Foundation report explores key components in personal happiness and sense of belonging. This paper is a short summary of the main findings of the report.