The Place Survey

Information about The Place Survey

Published on November 19, 2009

Author: martin.lawrence



Place Survey : Place Survey Findings for Devon What is the Place Survey? : What is the Place Survey? National survey, but conducted by local authorities Conducted in the autumn of 2008 Published in June 2009 1,100+ per district Provides 18 Local Area Agreement ‘National Indicators’ for Comprehensive Area Assessment What doesn’t it tell us : What doesn’t it tell us People under 18 Recent changes (continued recession, MPs’ expenses…) Neighbourhood or minority detail National map of dissatisfaction : National map of dissatisfaction Devon in the league (out of 226) : Devon in the league (out of 226) Devon in the league (out of 152) : Devon in the league (out of 152) Devon in the league (/152) : Devon in the league (/152) Happier with place than council : Happier with place than council District councils Unitary authorities, London & metropolitan boroughs Satisfaction with local area Satisfaction with district/unitary council Satisfaction with county council Satisfaction: Place and Council : Satisfaction: Place and Council Satisfaction : Satisfaction 0% 50% 100% With Devon County Council With your local area Slide 11: So what explains the patterns of satisfaction? ASB Perception is about right… : ASB Perception is about right… Barnstaple Ilfracombe Exeter Tiverton Teignmouth Exmouth Dawlish Newton Abbot & Kingsteignton Bideford/ Northam Totnes Dartmouth Ashburton/ Buckfastleigh Honiton Cullompton Braunton Seaton Kingsbridge Tavistock Ivybridge Crediton Okehampton Sidmouth Moretonhampstead Lynton/ Lynmouth South Molton Ottery St Mary Axminster Great Torrington Holsworthy 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 ASB incidents per 1000 people % thinking ASB is a problem in their area Slide 17: What’s important to the public? Important vs. needs improving : Important vs. needs improving Race relations Health services Activities for teenagers Road and pavement repairs Affordable decent housing Race relations Health services Access to nature What still needs improving? : What still needs improving? What needs improving for... : What needs improving for... What needs improving for... : What needs improving for... What needs improving for... : What needs improving for... What needs improving where? : What needs improving where? Great Torrington Lynton & Lynmouth Slide 24: What needs improving? Slide 25: Is there a community effect? Average household income : Average household income Satisfied with local area Satisfaction - predicted vs actual : Satisfaction - predicted vs actual Slide 28: What can we do to keep the customer satisfied? Enable people to have influence… : Enable people to have influence… Questions? : Questions? [email protected] Or Use the post-it notes

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