The happiest place to live in Lancashire has been revealed - how does where you live compare?

Lancashire district revealed as the happiest place to live in the UK - but how does the rest of the county compare?

A new Government report has revealed the happiness of people Lancashire and the rest of the UK.

The Personal Wellbeing in the UK report released every year by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), ranks local authorities in terms of the life satisfaction of its residents. The survey asked people from each district four questions about their personal wellbeing and to respond on a scale of 0 to 10, where 0 is “not at all” and 10 is “completely”. Seven of the county's districts scored above the UK average of 7.71 out of ten, with a further eight falling below. Here are the results from highest to lowest:

Ribble Valley is not only the happiest place in Lancashire, it is the happiest place in the UK according to its residents. Locals scored the area of 8.3 out of 10.

1. Ribble Valley

Ribble Valley is not only the happiest place in Lancashire, it is the happiest place in the UK according to its residents. Locals scored the area of 8.3 out of 10.
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Hambleton folk rated their village 8.19 out of 10, a close second to Ribble Valley and  the forth happiest place in the UK.

2. Hambleton

Hambleton folk rated their village 8.19 out of 10, a close second to Ribble Valley and the forth happiest place in the UK.
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Fylde was a close third scoring 8.18 out of 10.

3. Fylde

Fylde was a close third scoring 8.18 out of 10.
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Folk in Chorley are a happy bunch, scoring their town 7.89 out of 10.

4. Chorley

Folk in Chorley are a happy bunch, scoring their town 7.89 out of 10.
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