Indicator: Life Satisfaction (Adults)
Definition: Percent of adults that are very satisfied or satisfied with their life.
Why is this important: Life satisfaction, or well-being, is associated with self-perceived health, health behaviors, mental and physical illness and recovery, social connectedness, and productivity.
Where are we: In 2009 in Spokane County, 96% of adults reported they were satisfied with their life. The proportion of satisfied adults significantly increased from 2005 to 2009. Spokane County had a rate of satisfied adults similar to that of Washington State in 2009.
Among adults in Spokane County in 2009:
There was no difference in life satisfaction by age group, race, or education level.
|Data Source||BRFSS, 2009|
|Geography||Spokane County||96.1% (94.6-97.1)|
|18-34 yrs||97.7% (92.9-99.2)|
|35-44 yrs||97.7% (94.5-99.1)|
|45-64 yrs||93.4% (90.9-95.3)|
|65+ yrs||96.9% (94.4-98.3)|
|Education||< High school||96.4% (87.9-99.0)|
|High school||96.9% (94.8-98.2)|
|Some college||93.9% (90.2-96.3)|
|College graduate||97.5% (95.7-98.6)|