Insights into loneliness, older people and well-being, 2015

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Thomas, Jennifer
Publisher
Office for National Statistics
Date of publication
1 October 2015
Subject(s)
Older Adults
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This article focuses on older people's well-being, loneliness and some of the risk factors associated with loneliness such as living alone, housing tenure, marital status, ill health and support networks. The ONS Measuring National Well-being programme aims to produce accepted and trusted measures of the well-being of the nation - how the UK as a whole is doing.