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High quality and secure infrastructure and services meet everyday needs. These are developed and maintained to support the sustainable growth of the region, now and in the future.
There are some services which are foundations of modern society, and their availability and reliability is critical to the whole community. Many of these services have a major impact on health outcomes, quality of life, the ability of the region to effectively serve an increasing population and the economic viability of the region.
Regional foundations is made up of 5 indicators that were selected to measure progress towards the regional foundations community outcome definition (shown above). Data relating to each individual indicator (for the 2001 to 2016 period) is provided via the menu below. The index that measures change in the regional foundations outcome (pictured below) shows the composite average of the individual indicators.
Using GDP, smoking has traditionally been counted as a benefit to the economy. With a GPI, smoking is regarded as a cost
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Councils provide a range of functions and services fundamental to the quality and continuity of many people’s daily life. In the absence of high quality council services, members of the community may become isolated and be affected by a number of health and environmental issues.
The percentage of respondents that were either satisfied or very satisfied about the quality of council services in their area.
Statistics New Zealand General Social Survey
Last updated September 2014
Data points available only for 2008, 2010 and 2012. Indicators are updated in May and November each year; for those indicators where new data or survey results have become available.
While care has been taken in processing, analysing and extracting information, we cannot guarantee that the information is free from error and we shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of any information, product or service.