Life satisfaction

  •  05/12/2016

In 2014, the population aged 15 and over in Belgium assessed their life satisfaction with an average score of 7.4 out of 10. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, this figure must not decrease.

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Life satisfaction

average score 0-10

population aged 15 years and over

 20022004200620082010201220142014//20022014//2008
Belgium7.47.47.37.27.57.47.40.10.4
Germany6.96.76.86.97.27.67.60.81.5
France6.46.46.46.36.36.66.60.30.7
Netherlands7.77.67.67.77.88.07.70.00.0
//: average growth rates

Calculations FPB based on ESS (2017), Dataset European Social Survey, http://www.europeansocialsurvey.org/ (consulted on 08/11/2017).

Life satisfaction by sex - Belgium

average score 0-10

population aged 15 years and over

 20022004200620082010201220142014//20022014//2008
females7.47.57.37.37.47.47.40.00.3
males7.37.47.37.27.67.47.40.20.5
//: average growth rates

Calculations FPB based on ESS (2017), Dataset European Social Survey, http://www.europeansocialsurvey.org/ (consulted on 08/11/2017).

Life satisfaction by income - Belgium

average score 0-10

population aged 15 years and over

 2010201220142014//2010
quintile 16.66.36.91.1
quintile 27.27.17.1-0.3
quintile 37.57.57.3-0.5
quintile 47.77.87.6-0.3
quintile 57.98.17.8-0.3
//: average growth rates

Calculations FPB based on ESS (2017), Dataset European Social Survey, http://www.europeansocialsurvey.org/ (consulted on 08/11/2017).

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