A brief guide to measuring loneliness

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What Works Centre for Wellbeing, 2018

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In October 2018 the UK government announced a strategy to tackle loneliness in England, along with dedicated funding to help communities build stronger connections and alleviate loneliness. At the same time the Office for National Statistics (ONS) worked with a panel of experts to recommend a set of questions to help measure loneliness.

This guidance will help charities and social enterprises use these national loneliness measures in evaluations.

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