Residents’ wellbeing: happiness

Overall, how happy did you feel yesterday?

Scored using a scale of 0 to 10 where 0 means not at all and 10 means completely.


  • Just under a fifth of residents gave the top two scores or 9 or 10 for how happy they felt yesterday (19%).
  • Broadly speaking happiness increases with each age group.
  • Males were happier and far more likely to give a score of eight. Higher proportions of females gave a score of five or less.
  • Household with no children were happier than those with children.

Total sample



Household composition