Social Progress Index

From Data to Impact

The global Social Progress Network consists of partner organizations in business, government and civil society that use the Social Progress Index as a tool to advance social progress. Please contact us (see photo at bottom of this page) if you are interested in supporting the development of a network in the United Kingdom. This country has been included in the beta European Union Regional Social Progress Index.

News Section

Excerpt: “This year’s pan-European survey, an EU index comparing all Europe’s regions, found that Scotland has the best quality of life in the UK.” Read the full article on the CITYA.M. website here. For more information on the EU Regional Social Progress Index, please go here.  

25 Nov 2016

Excerpt: “The findings are based on the number of people who finish secondary education, pursue further education, or leave school early. Wales is in the bottom five percent of EU regions for the number of 12 to 18-year olds in post-secondary education.”   Read more on the BBC website. Explore the data for Wales and […]

12 Oct 2016

Excerpt: “The report – the first of its kind – gives England an overall quality-of-life score of 72.68 out of 100. That compares with 73.18 for Northern Ireland, 74.01 for Scotland and 72.04 for Wales, reveals the Mail online.”   Read more on The Sun website. Explore the data for Scotland and all the EU regions on […]

12 Oct 2016

Excerpt: “Among the reasons Scots were deemed to have a better quality of life was that they were thought to be most tolerant. This was measured according to the treatment of minorities, gay people, those with disabilities and the size of the gender gap.”   Read more on The Independent website. Explore the data for Scotland […]

12 Oct 2016