Culture, Kansas

In an annual survey measuring “well-being,” Kansas has gone from 17th (2012), to 20th (2013), and last year jumped down over 20% to 32nd.

The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index uses a holistic definition of well-being and self-reported data from individuals across the globe to create a unique view of societies’ progress on the elements that matter most to well-being: purpose, social, financial, community and physical. It is the most proven, mature and comprehensive measure of well-being in populations. New State Rankings Reveal Top 10 Highest and Lowest Well-Being States, Gallup-Healthways