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Social Indicators Research

, Volume 130, Issue 1, pp 147–160 | Cite as

Quality of Life Measurement and Application to Policy: Experiences from the UK Office for National Statistics

  • Abigail SelfEmail author
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Abstract

This paper outlines the Office for National Statistics’ approach to measuring quality of life and its application to UK policy. It focuses on the value of stakeholder engagement and presentation for embedding concepts and fostering legitimacy for outputs and provides examples of how quality of life is starting to be used within UK policy.

Keywords

Quality of life Well-being Stakeholder engagement UK policy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Office for National StatisticsNewportUK

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