Measuring National Well-being: older people’s leisure time and volunteering, 2013

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Report

Author

Theodore Joloza

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Abstract

This article analyses for those aged 50 and over two measures which are currently used for Measuring National Well-being. These are 'the percentage of people who say they are satisfied with the amount of their leisure time' and 'the percentage of people who have volunteered more than once in the last 12 months'. The data are from Understanding Society, The UK Household Longitudinal Study, 2010-11 (UKHLS).

Subjects

Older People, Government, Well Being, Social Capital and Social Behaviour

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