The OECD's Better Life Index has been collecting feedback from visitors since its launch in 2011. What part does gender or age play in our choices? Do our preferences change over time? This dashboard provides insight on what people have shared in 21 countries from where we have received over 1,000 responses.
Pick a country
The bubble size reflects the number of responses from that country
Clicking on a country will update all the charts. They will provide you with interesting insights on some of the people living in this country and their well-being preferences. The red squares indicate the proportion of answers from the selected country in comparison to the total number of responses to the Better Life Index
Gender and Age distribution
Demographic profile of the people who have shared their index
Importance of the topics
How does one country's priorities compare to well-being preferences worldwide?
Relative importance of topics each year
See how the importance attributed to each topic by different users changes from year to year.
Relative importance of topics by age
See how age can impact the relative importance of the topics
Relative importance of topics by gender
See how gender can impact the relative importance of the topics
Now it's your turn! Tell us what YOU think makes for a better life! Share your preferences with us and help improve policies that really matter to you!