Britons are neither more nor less satisfied with their lives than they were before the financial crash, figures suggest.

When asked to rate their quality of life out of 10, UK residents gave an average score of 6.8 – the same as in 2007, and slightly above the international average of 6.6.

Here’s how our satisfaction levels compare with some of the other 34 members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - as well as Brazil and Russia who are currently in accession talks.

Denmark 7.5

Iceland 7.5

Switzerland 7.5

Finland 7.4

Israel 7.4

Norway 7.4

Australia 7.3

Canada 7.3

Netherlands 7.3

New Zealand 7.3

Sweden 7.2

United States 7.2

Brazil 7.0

Germany 7.0

Ireland 7.0

Austria 6.9

Belgium 6.9

Luxembourg 6.9

United Kingdom 6.8

Chile 6.7

Mexico 6.7

Czech Republic 6.5

France 6.5

Spain 6.5

Slovakia 6.1

Italy 6.0

Russia 6.0

Japan 5.9

Poland 5.8

South Korea 5.8

Slovenia 5.7

Estonia 5.6

Turkey 5.6

Portugal 5.1

Hungary 4.9

Greece 4.8

Source: OECD Better Life Index

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