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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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Perceptions of the reliability of various forms of transport and the supporting infrastructure that enable movement around the region have a strong impact on people’s travel choices and behaviours. Where the road network is perceived as unreliable, travellers are likely to start their trips earlier than they would if travel times were less variable and unpredictable. Many businesses also rely on the safety and efficiency of the regional road network, and perceptions of the reliability of the network have implications for decisions influencing the regional economy.
The percentage of respondents in the Wellington region that rated the road network as reliable.
Greater Wellington Regional Council Transport Perceptions Survey
Last updated March 2020
Data points available only for years shown. Indicators are updated in May and November each year; for those indicators where new data or survey results have become available.
The Transport Perceptions survey changed to an online questionnaire for collection purposes in 2015, previous to this both telephone interviews and an online questionnaire were used to gather information.
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.