While this study indicates the number of lonely
people may be as high as 23% of the UK population, we have attempted to quantify the size of this problem in terms of numbers of people who are so desperately lonely
that it could have a significant negative impact on their physical and mental health.
Professor Victor told the European Sociological Association conference in Manchester, UK, today [Friday 23 August] that by combining the scores, they found that an average of 7% people were on average often or always lonely
Not having enough time, or money, to participate in leisure activities, as well as the stigma of being a carer, means one in three unpaid carers are always or often lonely
, compared with just one in 20 of the general population.
Residents in Newcastle were polled by YouGov about loneliness, with 53% of respondents saying they felt lonely
and only 19% of people said they were likely to talk to friends about feeling lonely
The survey revealed young people across the country aged 18-24 are most likely to say they have felt lonely
(75%) but in contrast, 63% of people aged 55 and over said they never felt lonely
Entrepreneur's non-profit is designed to provide this knowledge and support to these groups free of charge.
With this acquisition, Lonely
Planet is bridging the gap between those wanderlusting and those on the road by streamlining the booking process through a powerful visual search mechanism.
Banaue Rice Terraces, carved into the mountains of Ifugao in northern Philippines, was part of Lonely
Planet's video of 'world's greenest places' published Sunday.
The educational, engaging story of a single tree that became symbolic of environmental activism, Big Lonely
Doug by Harley Rustad dramatizes the conflict between human consumption and the environment.
The ComRes survey shows one in five people will be lonely
this holiday season and one in 10 will spend Christmas alone.
A report from the Office for National Statistics has shown that nationally, one in every nine children aged 10-15 often feel lonely