Best places to live UK Survey

Scotland - Orkney leads East Renfrewshire, Orkney, Aberdeen, East Lothian, East Dunbartonshire, Moray, the Borders and Perth and Kinross. - Bank of Scotland Quality of Life Survey

England - Harts is first in a Halifax Survey.


Criteria used are:


  • employment rate:
  • gross weekly Earnings


  • average number of rooms in house
  • % of houses with central heating:

Urban environment

  • Population density per sqr km:
  • traffic flows per square km:
  • burglary rate per 10,000 population:
  • % of vacant properties


  • Total Consumer CO2 Emissions:
  • average annual rainfall:
  • average weekly sunshine hours:


  • % of residents in good health:
  • life expectancy at birth for males:


  • average number of pupils in primary school class
  • % of 15yr olds with 5 or more GCSEs A-C grade: