Yorkshire's happiest places

These are the 19 happiest and unhappiest places in Yorkshire according to a government survey

We Yorkshire folk are famed for being miserable – but anyone who lives here knows that's not always true.

According to a new government survey on personal well-being across the UK, this is where the happiest – and unhappiest – people can be found across 20 different areas in Yorkshire. Scores are given out of 10. 

Hambleton comes out top for happiness in Yorkshire, with people living there giving an average score of 8.19 out of 10 for their happiness.

1. Hambleton

Hambleton comes out top for happiness in Yorkshire, with people living there giving an average score of 8.19 out of 10 for their happiness.
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The Craven district is also home to some happy folk, with respondents there giving an average score of 7.91 for happiness.

2. Craven

The Craven district is also home to some happy folk, with respondents there giving an average score of 7.91 for happiness.
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The small town of Selby saw an average score of 7.74 on happiness from respondents living there.

3. Selby

The small town of Selby saw an average score of 7.74 on happiness from respondents living there.
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The fourth most happy people in Yorkshire can be found in Kirklees, where an average score of 7.55 out of 10 for happiness was given by respondents.

4. Kirklees

The fourth most happy people in Yorkshire can be found in Kirklees, where an average score of 7.55 out of 10 for happiness was given by respondents.
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