Figure 8: Higher share of spending on transport for those of working age is associated with lower life satisfaction
Marginal Effect on reporting very high life satisfaction from a doubling of the share of spending on a particular category, UK, April 2016 to March 2017
Source: Office for National Statistics - Effects of Taxes and Benefits (ETB)
- All factors significant at 90% level only, except furnishings for working age which is significant at the 95% level. Other categories not shown are not significant at the 90% level.
- These are marginal effects and are interpreted as outlined in section 10.
- ‘Working age’ is defined here as aged 16 – 65; ‘retired’ is defined as those over age 65.
- Spending values have been equivalised.
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