Wednesday, 26th September 2012
UK: Measuring National Well-being - Personal Finance, 2012
Source: Office for National Statistics (UK)
This article is published as part of the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Measuring National Well- being programme. The programme aims to produce accepted and trusted measures of the well- being of the nation - how the UK as a whole is doing. This article on personal finance is part of a series which aims to explore in more detail the different domains that are considered important for the measurement of National Well-being. Personal finance can have a significant impact on people's sense of well-being and the financial situation of the population is an important aspect of National Well-being. This article examines different aspects of household income, expenditure and wealth, including financial poverty as well looking at peoples own views about their own financial situation.
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