Do you live in the happiest place in Britain?

Chris Green@cghgreen
Wednesday 24 September 2014 16:00
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The improving economy of the UK means that people are now happier, more satisfied and less anxious than at any point in the last three years, according to research published by the Office for National Statistics.

Life satisfaction and happiness has been steadily rising across the country since the research was first undertaken in 2011, the Personal Wellbeing survey of 165,000 people found, while the nation’s anxiety levels have also been falling.

HAPPIEST AREAS IN BRITAIN

  1. Antrim, Northern Ireland

  2. Fermanagh Northern Ireland

  3. Babergh, Suffolk

  4. Omagh, Northern Ireland

  5. Dungannon, Northern Ireland

UNHAPPIEST AREAS IN BRITAIN

  1. Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

  2. Dartford, Kent

  3. Torridge, Devon

  4. Maldon, Essex

  5. South Ribble, Lancashire

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