UK wellbeing plummets to a 10-year low: LifeSearch

Ethnic minorities most effected

John Brazier
clock • 3 min read

LifeSearch’s latest Health, Wealth & Happiness Index has found the mental, financial and physical health has deteriorated to a 10-year low, with those from ethic minorities the most adversely effected.

Commissioned with the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) and supported by consumer insights from among 500 UK ethnic minorities and 2,000 adults in the UK, the annual report has found that despite health levels returning to almost pre-pandemic levels, financial wellbeing and mental health have levels continue to drop. The Index calculated an overall score across health, wealth and happiness factors of 84.4 for 2021, 15% lower that the score of 94.4 recorded two years earlier. The UK's happiness was the most impacted last year, with LifeSearch noting that this trend has ...

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