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QUALITY OF LIFE

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French Equivalent: Qualité de la vie

Definition:
Quality of life is the notion of human welfare (well-being) measured by social indicators rather than by “quantitative” measures of income and production.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Social and welfare statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, December 02, 2005