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Over one third of Liverpudlians report being lonely

Over one third of Liverpudlians report feeling lonely, the largest-ever poll on belonging in the UK has revealed.

Brighton Pavilion residents least likely in the country to know neighbours or feel like they belong in the UK

People in Brighton Pavilion are the most likely of any constituency in the UK to say they do not feel as if they “belong” in the UK.

Bristolians least likely in the UK to feel like they belong to their local area

Bristolians are least likely to feel like they ‘belong’ to their street or local area, a new poll of 10,000 Brits has revealed.

Hexham residents have the highest life satisfaction in the UK

A significant 40% of residents reported their satisfaction with their lives is at an eight or higher out of 10.

Glasgow North East is the loneliest neighbourhood in Scotland

Two in five (40%) of those living in this region agreed that they feel lonely always or often, which makes it the second loneliest constituency in the United Kingdom after the London constituencies of Vauxhall and Camberwell.

People with disabilities are significantly lonelier and 14% report no close friends, new poll reveals

People living with disabilities are significantly more likely to report feeling lonely than the general population, a landmark poll of more than 10,000 Brits has revealed.

Young women are lonelier and less likely to feel represented by government or share values with neighbours

Young women in the UK report feeling lonelier than the general population and more unsatisfied with their lives than men, a poll of more than 10,000 Brits has revealed.

One in three older people feel like they don’t belong in their local community, landmark survey shows

An alarming number of older people in the UK report a critical lack of social support, a poll of more than 10,000 Brits by the Belonging Forum has revealed.

“A crisis of Belonging revealed”: New organisation for social connection launches with biggest national poll on Belonging ever conducted in the UK

The UK’s first comprehensive survey of British people’s sense of Belonging, polling 10,000 people from every corner of the country, has today been published by the Belonging Forum.

Renters feel more lonely, unsafe, and unconnected to their local area—ground-breaking 10,000-person poll reveals

Renters are more likely to feel lonely and unsafe when walking home after dark than the wider population, and they display less of a sense of belonging and connection to their local area, a poll of more than 10,000 Brits has revealed.