The Quality of Life Framework for Canada uses factors such as life satisfaction, self-rated mental health, and contentment with the local environment. This infographic below examines the high level of enjoyment in the local environment among the people 15 years and older in Canada’s 10 provinces using data from the Canadian Social Survey.
People who are satisfied with their immediate surroundings are more likely to report high life satisfaction and mental health levels. Increased life happiness was indicated by 64% of those with high local environment satisfaction. Over half of the people (54%) said they were delighted with their lives.