Choosing futures Waikato



Culture and identity

Number and proportion of heritage buildings demolished or removed from records

Number of buildings and places listed on Historic Places Trust Register

Number of Maori language speakers

Proportion of population that speak the 'first language' of their ethnic group

Residents' rating of their sense of pride in the way their district looks and feels

Participation and equity

Degree of representation by tangata whenua and women on governance and decision-making bodies

Percentage of residents perceiving that cultural diversity makes their region/city/town a better place to live

Percentage of voter turnout at local and/or general elections

Residents' satisfaction with councils' provision of opportunities for community involvement in council decision-making

Quality of life

Adult and community education

Avoidable mortality and hospitalisation rates

Barriers to accessing general practitioners (GPs)

Educational attainment of the adult population

Home ownership rate

Household crowding

Overall quality of life

Participation in early childhood education

Participation in social networks and groups

Participation in sport and active leisure

Perceptions of safety

Proximity to work, study and recreation

Rent to income ratio

Road traffic crashes and/or casualties

School leavers with no formal qualifications

Social deprivation index

Unpaid work

Work opportunities matching skills

Sustainable economy

Drinking water quality

Number of businesses and employees by industry

Residents’ confidence in council decision-making

Sustainable environment

Greenhouse gas emissions