The annual scorecard tracks progress against this outcome through the following measures:
Measure 1: Aucklanders' sense of community in their neighbourhood.
Measure 2: Aucklanders' sense of safety in their homes and neighbourhood.
Measure 3: Aucklanders' quality of life.
Measure 4: Relative deprivation across Auckland.
Measure 5: Aucklanders' health.
Measure 6: Treaty of Waitangi awareness and understanding.
2022 annual scorecard
The 2022 annual scorecard (PDF 13MB) provides updated data for one of the six measures for this outcome.
The percentage of Aucklanders’ who rated their knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi positively has remained constant since 2019 (45 per cent).
Three yearly progress report
The Three yearly progress report provides a more detailed analysis of trends for this outcome, drawing on a range of other reports and data sets.
2020 Three Yearly progress report (PDF 17.3MB) indicates that we have made positive progress in trust and reliance on people and perceptions of diversity and neighbourhood safety. Health outcomes such as life expectancy and smoking have improved. The number of Aucklanders that have actively participated in the arts has improved with many residents agreeing that the arts makes Auckland a more vibrant and attractive place to live.
The report identified some opportunities for greater progress that are important to the future of this outcome:
- Supporting community connection and resilience
- Improving physical activity and mental health
- Supporting communities of greatest need
A full discussion of these findings can be found in the Belonging and Participation chapter of the Three Yearly Progress Report (PDF 17.3MB).
Note: The Three Year Progress Report does not capture the impacts of COVID-19. For the most recent data available for Auckland(for example on the economic impacts of COVID-19), see Auckland Council's
Research and Evaluation Unit website in the "New on Knowledge Auckland" section.