Information from the New Zealand General Social Survey 2014 on how people aged 15 years and over feel about their lives as a whole, and if they feel the things they do give them a sense of purpose or meaning.
Overall life satisfaction and sense of purpose
The graph below shows the percentages of:
- people who self-rated their overall life satisfaction at 7 or above, on a 0–10 (completely dissatisfied to completely satisfied) response scale
- people who self-rated their sense of purpose in life at 7 or above, on a 0–10 (not at all worthwhile to completely worthwhile) response scale.
Hover over the bars to see regional data for each of the two self-rated measures of well-being. Select or deselect the measure(s) in the legend below the graph to change between them.
Find more data, which you can organise into downloadable tables.
Choose theme: People and communities.
Select topic: Region (NZGSS).
More statistics and information about people's perceptions of their well-being.
Published 26 May 2015