Quality of life is a composite measure of physical, mental and social well-being as perceived by individual or by group of individuals that is to say happiness, satisfaction and gratification as it is experiences in such life concerns as health, marriage, family work, financial situation, educational opportunities, self esteem, creativity belongingness and trust in others. The objective of this book is to find out rural –urban as well as intra –rural and intra-urban variation in the quality of life both at household and individual levels. The study is mainly based on primary data collected from sample households of twelve sample villages of different social groups in rural area and 18 wards of Bolpur municipality in urban area. Findings of the study show that the overall quality of life of urban people is better than that of the rural people. In order of relative dominance in terms of percentages higher to lower degree of QOL urban people enjoy good, then very good whereas rural people enjoy good then medium QOL index category. Again Intra-rural and intra-urban variation across different demographic, social, cultural, economic groups also exists.