Definition: Quality of life

Category: Tourism

The quality of life is determined by the long-term availability in sufficient quantity and of adequate quality of resources such as water, air, land and space in general as well as raw materials. This definition from the Commission  is in close agreement with the description of the scope of environment statistics given in the UN report.
Eurostat, "Methodological manual on the design and implementation of surveys on inbound tourism", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2000, Appendix A, Classification and Glossary