Certainly this month examinations cause anxiety for many! The ONS released some shocking statistics which showed a rise in student suicides in England and Wales 2014. See the BBC discussion.
And the Health and safety Executive estimated that In 2014/15 stress accounted for 35% of all work related ill-health cases and 43% of all working days lost due to ill health.
According to a recent report from Relate, students are not the only ones suffering stress. In their Relationship distress monitor using data from the from the Understanding Society Survey (USS) collected by the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) they estimate that one in 5 couples currently have ‘relationship distress problems’. Find out how this is defined and the impact on life in the full report.
However on a more positive note National Well-Being statistics collected by the Office for National Statistics show that from 2012-2015 levels of positiveness and life satisfaction have been rising in the UK. Take a look at regional variations on this animated map to check how happy people who live near you are!