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
2021 annual scorecard
The 2021 annual scorecard provides updated data for four of the six measures for this outcome.
The percentage of Aucklanders' who felt positive about their quality of life has increased.
Aucklanders' also had a higher sense of safety in their neighbourhood and the city centre after dark.
There was no significant change to Aucklanders' sense of community in their neighbourhood.
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.
The 2020 Three Yearly progress report 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.