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:

People in Hyndburn scored the area 7.89 out of 10.

5. Hyndburn

People in Hyndburn scored the area 7.89 out of 10.
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People in Wyre scored the district 7.89 our of 10, making it the county's sixth happiest place.

6. Wyre

People in Wyre scored the district 7.89 our of 10, making it the county's sixth happiest place.
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Also above the national average is Preston with a score of 7.77 out of ten.

7. Preston

Also above the national average is Preston with a score of 7.77 out of ten.
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Just below the national average is Blackburn with Darwen with 7.67, which compared to other areas in the UK makes it happier than Stratford-on-Avon and South Oxfordshire.

8. Blackburn with Darwen

Just below the national average is Blackburn with Darwen with 7.67, which compared to other areas in the UK makes it happier than Stratford-on-Avon and South Oxfordshire.
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