Urban Environment - Quality of Life

Information on quality of life in urban areas.

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What is Quality of Life?

The term quality of life describes the conditions that people live in.

These involve;

1. Economic conditions

2. Social conditions

3. Environmental conditions

Look at the following cards to see these in more detail.

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Economic Conditions

What economic conditions help determine someone's quality of life?

  • level of income
  • unemployment rates
  • rate of home ownership
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Social Conditions

What social conditions help determine someone's quality of life?

  • quality of local schools
  • housing quality
  • access to healthcare
  • life expectancy
  • crime rates
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Environmental Conditions

What environmental conditions help determine a person's quality of life?

  • levels of pollution
  • amount of green space
  • rates of vandalism
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