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Gross Domestic Wellbeing (GDWe): an alternative measure of social progress

Gross Domestic Wellbeing (GDWe)™ offers a holistic alternative to GDP as a measure of social progress. Using the framework and data in the Office for National Statistics Measures of National Wellbeing Dashboard, the Trust has developed a tool that provides a single figure for GDWe in England and mapped this against GDP for the past six years.

In this report, we provide both an analysis of overall Gross Domestic Wellbeing (GDWe) for the past six years, and an individual GDWe score for each of the 10 domains of wellbeing in the ONS dashboard, to highlight areas requiring attention. We have supplemented this analysis with a thematic review of over 800 recommendations from nearly 50 commissions and inquiries since 2010 – from Marmot to Grimsey, Dilnot to Taylor – to highlight the many areas of mutual focus, challenge, and concern. The recommendations show that though the data currently being collected by the ONS offers a useful starting point and a framework for measuring wellbeing, there are significant gaps.

An overview of the main findings is provided in our summary document.

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Wellbeing Economy Data Guide for Towns

Building a Wellbeing Economy Framework for Towns

The courage to be kind

A Better Way: A network to help build a fairer society Case Study Summary

A review of the evidence on developing and supporting policy and practice networks

Digitally Kind

Digitally Kind (Plain text version)

What Next for Fair Work in Scotland?

Being Bold: Building Budgets for Children’s Wellbeing

Embedding a Wellbeing Framework in Northern Ireland: A contribution from Carnegie UK Trust to inform discussions around the Programme for Government consultation

Advancing Affordable Credit

The Future of the Minimum Wage


Invitation to Tender: Review of Best Impact Practice

Delivering Public Engagement Digitally

Embedding Wellbeing in Northern Ireland Peer-to-peer learning webinar on working with communities post COVID-19

Children’s Wellbeing and the Scottish Budget


Submission to the Australian Government consultation on the Online Safety Bill

Inquiry into Long-termism in Policymaking

2021-22 Draft Budget Consultation

Response to the Consultation on the National Data Strategy

Supported Publications

Scams and the Online Safety Bill letter

Together We Help

Time for a Change

Shifting the Balance