Factors affecting the character of place

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  • Created on: 22-05-18 17:25
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  • Factors affecting the character of place
    • Cultural factors
      • Heritage
      • Religion
      • Language
    • Demographic factors
      • Population size and structure (age and gender)
      • ethnicity
    • Socio-economic factors
      • Employment opportunities
      • Amenities
      • Educational attainments and opportunites
      • Health
      • Income
      • Crime rates
      • Local clubs and societies
    • Location
      • Urban/rural
      • Proximity to other settlements, main roads and physical features e.g. rivers, the coast etc.
    • Physical geography
      • Relief
      • Altitude
      • Drainage
      • Soil and rock type
    • The built environment
      • Land use
      • Age and type of housing
      • Building density
      • Building materials
    • Political factors
      • Role and strength of local councils and/or resident groups

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