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Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)
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Understanding & Measuring Happiness: Sara Eppel (DEFRA)

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DEFRA's Head of Sustainable Products and Consumers briefs SWO delegates on sustainable development indicators and well-being measures.

DEFRA's Head of Sustainable Products and Consumers briefs SWO delegates on sustainable development indicators and well-being measures.

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  • 1. Sustainable Development Indicators and Wellbeing Measures Sara Eppel, Head Sustainable Products and Consumers, Defra  
  • 2. Wellbeing <ul><li>Securing the Future </li></ul>“ What is missing is a means of making sure that wellbeing issues are being tackled consistently, in the right way, and that we are genuinely making a difference to people’s lives”
  • 3. A common understanding <ul><li>Wellbeing is: </li></ul><ul><li>positive physical, social and mental state </li></ul><ul><li>individuals have a sense of purpose </li></ul><ul><li>achieve personal goals & participate </li></ul><ul><li>supportive personal relationships </li></ul><ul><li>communities </li></ul><ul><li>health </li></ul><ul><li>financial & personal security </li></ul><ul><li>rewarding employment </li></ul><ul><li>healthy & attractive environment </li></ul>
  • 4. Wellbeing in Government <ul><li>Audit Commission, Local Government and the Young Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Department for Children, School and Families </li></ul><ul><li>Department for Communities and Local Government </li></ul><ul><li>Department for Culture, Media and Sport </li></ul><ul><li>Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Health </li></ul><ul><li>Department for Work and Pensions </li></ul><ul><li>Department for Business, Innovation and Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Office for National Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Scottish Executive </li></ul><ul><li>Welsh Assembly Government </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Development Commission </li></ul>
  • 5. Sustainable development indicators <ul><li>68 SD indicators </li></ul><ul><li>Simple presentation </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Traffic light’ assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Pie-chart summaries </li></ul><ul><li>45,000 printed per year </li></ul>2004 - <ul><li>220,000 downloads per year </li></ul>
  • 6. SD Indicator framework Sustainable consumption & production Natural resource protection & enhancement Climate change & energy Creating sustainable communities & a fairer world Decoupling emissions, resource use & waste Society Employment & poverty Education Health Mobility & access Justice & equity Housing Wellbeing International Contextual
  • 7. Existing Indicators <ul><li>Fear of crime </li></ul>
  • 8. Existing Indicators <ul><li>Workless households </li></ul>
  • 9. Existing Indicators <ul><li>Suicides </li></ul>
  • 10. Environmental equality Populations living in areas with, in relative terms, the least favourable environmental conditions, 2000-7
  • 11. Framework Domain Factors Health <ul><li>Mental health </li></ul><ul><li>Physical health </li></ul>How we spend our time <ul><li>Active engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Spending time with family / friends </li></ul>Standard of living <ul><li>Employment </li></ul><ul><li>Material deprivation </li></ul><ul><li>Financial security </li></ul>Achievement in life <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of purpose </li></ul>Attitudes and beliefs <ul><li>Feeling threatened </li></ul><ul><li>Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Autonomy / control </li></ul><ul><li>Optimism </li></ul>Relationships <ul><li>Personal support </li></ul><ul><li>Personal relationships </li></ul>Environment <ul><li>Housing </li></ul><ul><li>Use of green space </li></ul>
  • 12. Wellbeing as SD indicators <ul><li>39. Fear of crime * </li></ul><ul><li>41. Workless households </li></ul><ul><li>43. Childhood poverty </li></ul><ul><li>45. Pensioner poverty </li></ul><ul><li>47. Education </li></ul><ul><li>50. Healthy life expectancy </li></ul><ul><li>51. Mortality rates (suicide) </li></ul><ul><li>57. Accessibility * </li></ul><ul><li>59. Social justice </li></ul><ul><li>60. Environmental equality </li></ul><ul><li>62. Housing conditions </li></ul><ul><li>66. Satisfaction with local area * </li></ul>Perceptions of anti-social behaviour * Self-reported general health * Self-reported long-standing illness * Mortality rates for those with severe mental illness Trust in people in neighbourhood * Influencing decisions in local area *
  • 13. (New) existing indicators <ul><li>Perceptions of anti-social behaviour </li></ul>
  • 14. (New) existing indicators <ul><li>Self-reported general health </li></ul>
  • 15. 68. Wellbeing measures <ul><li>Overall life satisfaction </li></ul><ul><li>Overall life satisfaction by social grade </li></ul><ul><li>Satisfaction with aspects of life </li></ul><ul><li>Satisfaction with aspects of life, by social grade </li></ul><ul><li>Satisfaction with aspects of life, by age </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency of positive and negative feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency of positive and negative feelings, by social grade </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency of feelings or activities which may have a positive or negative impact on wellbeing </li></ul><ul><li>Level of participation in sport </li></ul><ul><li>Access to green space </li></ul><ul><li>Level of participation in other activities </li></ul><ul><li>Positive mental health </li></ul>
  • 16. Overall life satisfaction Life satisfaction rating, by socio-economic class
  • 17. Regional dissatisfaction
  • 18. Satisfaction with aspects of life Relationships Accommodation Standard of living Local area Day to day activities Health Leisure Control Achievement of goals Future financial security Community 88% 86% 85% 82% 78% 78% 73% 72% 70% 63% 61% Overall average: fairly or very satisfied Chart shows difference from the average
  • 19. Satisfaction with aspects of life
  • 20. Frequency of feelings Happy Engaged Energised Unsafe Depressed Lonely Everything was an effort Sleep was restless 73% 64% 45% 3% 5% 6% 16% 24% Overall average: everyday or most days in the last 2 weeks Chart shows difference from the average
  • 21.  
  • 22. <ul><ul><li>11.05-11.25 Refreshments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(and opportunity to view the display stands) </li></ul></ul>

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