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How’s Life? 2013

Measuring Well-Being

By Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD

This book format of OECD’s Better Life Index, updated in 2013, illustrates how OECD countries compare across 11 determinants of well-being: housing, income, jobs, community, education, environment, civic engagement, health, life satisfaction, safety, and work-life balance.

The index examines trends in wellbeing along these factors over time, on average, and for specific groups within the general population. How’s Life? presents the numbers behind the comparisons, making it a unique tool for comparing countries.

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