Wellbeing in decline in England as loneliness rises, report shows

Decline started before Covid pandemic and continued to drop as country entered first lockdown in March 2020

Wellbeing in England has decreased in the last year while loneliness and mistrust in government has increased, analysis of ONS data shows.

The new report from Carnegie UK comes in advance of the publication on Tuesday of the latest ONS GDP figures, which are expected to show that the UK economy grew in the second quarter of 2021.

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Category: Mental Health