Understanding local areas

This report describes how Social LIfe use existing data to predict how people feel about the places they live in, exploring how they feel about their neighbours, crime, belonging and ability to shape their neighbourhoods.

This approach to modelling data took Social LIfe's social sustainability framework as its starting point.

The data can be used to understand, plan and design places and neighbourhoods, and to shape the development of services and projects, putting everyday lived experience of residents at the heart of planning and design.

This report has been updated in March 2019.

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