The 13 healthiest places in the UK

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Choristers from Winchester Cathedral don ice-skates to enjoy the artificial rink set up beside the cathedral.

The Legatum Institute, a London-based think-tank, released its first ever UK only Prosperity Index, ranking the regions of the UK by their level of prosperity.

Prosperity is not just about how much money a region has, but also includes how people feel in their day-to-day lives, and how happy they are.

As the report's director Alexandra Mousavizadeh notes: "We believe that true prosperity is as much about well being as it is about wealth, and something has held the UK back."

The index is compiled using seven sub-indexes created from more than 40 variables: economic quality, business environment, education, health, safety and security, social capital, and natural environment.

Business Insider took a look to find the places in the UK where people are healthiest. Check out the list below:

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