Life in UK 'has become lonelier'



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People in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire have England's strongest "sense of belonging" to their communities and London residents the weakest, the BBC's Changing UK report suggests. How much do you feel part of your community?

Academics from Sheffield University looked at the rise of loneliness, or anomie, which has taken place across the UK over several decades.

By 2001, the high level of social fragmentation experienced in places such as London in the 1970s had become the new norm across the whole of the UK.

Do you have a strong sense of belonging to where you live? Do you live in a tight community? Do you feel lonely where you live? Do you know your neighbours well?

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