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How's Life? 2020: Measuring Well-being

How's Life? is part of the OECD Better Life Initiative, which aims to promote "Better Policies for Better Lives", in line with the OECD’s overarching mission. It is a statistical report released every two to three years that documents a wide range of well-being outcomes and how they vary over time, between population groups, and across countries. This assessment is based on a multi-dimensional framework covering 11 dimensions of current well-being and four different types of systemic resources that help to support well-being over time. This fifth edition of the OECD’s How’s Life? report charts whether life is getting better for people in 37 OECD countries and 4 partner countries, and presents the latest evidence from an updated set of over 80 well-being indicators. For the first time, How’s Life? 2020 is also accompanied by a publically accessible well-being database, available online at OECD.Stat (http://stats.oecd.org/wbos/default.aspx?datasetcode=HSL).