The study consisted of 2,000 working professionals and found that 63% of professionals in the city felt happy everyday— above the national average of 59%.
Lincoln beat Manchester, London, Birmingham, and Belfast to 5th place. The list was topped by Brighton, where 86% of professionals said they felt happy every day, followed by Swansea, Glasgow, and York.
Additionally, 83% of professionals in Lincoln said they have good work-life balance. After all, where else can you enjoy the working environment of a magnificent heritage city while being surrounded by miles of beautiful countryside, including an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty?
Furthermore, the city has a fantastic cultural offer with plenty of historical sites, museums and galleries, as well as golf clubs, parks, cycling routes, and the natural coast nearby with seaside resorts to enjoy.
The report’s author says: “Lincoln may be a small city but it’s still one of the happiest! It’s another location that’s rich with history, which is one of the reasons why people love living there.
In terms of employment, big companies like Siemens are based in this city, so you’re sure to find a great job opportunity.”