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What is Quality Of Life?

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Quality of life is the self-reported sense of well-being reported by people in a particular nation, area, culture, socioeconomic group or demographic. It is widely used as a measure of governments, institutions, systems and environments. A high quality of life is generally recognized as a sign that a community is thriving.
Typically, well-being is considered a subjective term that can only be measured by each individual. However, some measures of quality of life are objective measures that look at factors such as economy, infrastructure, services and community in a particular country or region. There is often a wide divergence between objective and subjective measures of quality of life. For example, a community with an adequate economy, infrastructure and services may still suffer from social or community problems not captured by a particular objective measurement.
Overview: Quality Of Life
Type
Definition
The self reported sense of well-being reported by people in a particular community or group.
Applications
Assessing governments, economies, institutions and organizations.
A primary goal of sustainability is to improve quality of life in the communities impacted by a business including customers, employees, partners and suppliers.
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Quality Of Life

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Air Quality
Altruism
Antifragile
City Services
Civic Engagement
Community Problems
Daily Activities
Digital Literacy
Disadvantages
Everyday Life
GDP Per Capita
Happiness Index
Human Condition
Human Experience
Human Rights
Income Inequality
Leisure
Life Expectancy
Life Experience
Life Satisfaction
Material Things
Meaningful Work
Obstacles
Physical Fitness
Play
Pollution
Positive Experiences
Progress
Public Goods
Public Property
Quality Time
Recreation
Resilience
Rural Issues
Simple Living
Social Goods
Social Outcomes
Social Rights
Social Trust
Standard Of Living
Time Poor
Tourism
Travel
Work-Life Balance
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