|Taking all things together, would you say you are very happy?
UK - "Yes" 39%
france - "Yes" 31%
Are you satisfied with your standard of living?
UK - "Yes" 93%
france - "Yes" 76%
Are you confident about the future of your pension?
UK - "Yes" 50%
france - "Yes" 32%
Living Environmental Scale (In order to provide an overview of the extent of life satisfaction in the Member States, a scale was constructed with 11 items from the life satisfaction factor that relate to the living environment. The scale runs from 1 to 5 and the closer the figure
is to 5 the better the living environment is perceived to be. EU mean: 3.78)
UK - 3.98 [above the EU mean]
france - 3.75 [substandard hole]
Source: Eurobarometer, Public Opinion Analysis sector of the European Commission
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