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A brief guide to measuring loneliness (What Works Centre for Wellbeing)

This guide on measuring loneliness is aimed at charities and social enterprises in the UK. The guidance sets out: what we mean by loneliness and what the evidence says so far; the national measures for adults and children, and how to use them; other related measures that can help build a picture of people’s social relationships; how to have conversations about loneliness and capture qualitative data; how to make sense of your results, and how to compare your findings to a national picture