The Community Views team surveyed 413 residents from Division 3 in May 2022.

Division 3 in Ipswich

Division 3 is made up of Dinmore, West Ipswich, North Booval, Eastern Heights, Silkstone, Redbank, Leichhardt, Collingwood Park, Bundamba, Newtown, Ipswich, Woodend, Booval, Coalfalls, Riverview, East Ipswich, Basin Pocket, Sadliers Crossing, One Mile, and Ebbw Vale.

Living in Division 3 - values & experiences matrix

Use the values and experiences matrix to understand the relationship between what your residents believe makes somewhere a good place to live and how they experience their local area in that regard. The matrix highlights the attributes that your community believe needs to maintained and improved to advance overall liveability.

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Division 3 Overall Liveability Index

Ipswich Overall Liveability Index

Division 3
Ipswich
Importance
Experience
Feeling safe Area to improve
73%
5.1
72%
5.5
Natural environment Area to maintain
47%
6.1
49%
6.2
Affordable decent housing Area to maintain
46%
5.6
45%
5.6
Shopping, leisure & dining Area to improve
46%
5.1
44%
5.4
Health services Area to maintain
40%
5.7
39%
5.6
Sense of community Area to maintain
32%
5.7
31%
5.7
Public transport Area to improve
32%
5.5
30%
5.1
A lack of road congestion Area to improve
27%
5.4
36%
4.8
Connectivity
26%
6.1
31%
5.7
Education
23%
5.9
23%
5.9
Cultural facilities
22%
4.9
18%
4.5
Social cohesion
21%
5.5
20%
6.0
Good job prospects
20%
4.9
20%
4.7
Opportunity for all
17%
5.5
15%
5.7
A prosperous economy
15%
4.9
14%
5.1
Sports and recreation
12%
5.9
11%
5.9

Health & Wellbeing in Division 3

Physical Health
How would you rate your physical health?
Do you think your physical health will get better, worse or stay the same over the next year?
Division 3
6.0
Very poor
Excellent
Ipswich
6.3
Very poor
Excellent
Division 3
15%
54%
31%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Ipswich
12%
54%
34%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Mental Health
How would you rate your mental health?
Do you think your mental health will get better, worse or stay the same over the next year?
Division 3
6.2
Very poor
Excellent
Ipswich
6.5
Very poor
Excellent
Division 3
12%
64%
24%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Ipswich
10%
65%
24%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Social wellbeing
How would you rate your social wellbeing?
Do you think your social wellbeing will get better, worse or stay the same over the next year?
Division 3
6.0
Very poor
Excellent
Ipswich
6.3
Very poor
Excellent
Division 3
12%
70%
18%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Ipswich
10%
72%
19%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better

Financial circumstances in Division 3

How would you rate your personal financial circumstances?
Do you think your personal financial circumstance will get worse, stay the same or get better over the next year?
Division 3
6.0
Very poor
Excellent
Ipswich
6.1
Very poor
Excellent
Division 3
22%
54%
23%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Ipswich
19%
55%
26%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
How often, if ever, are you late meeting your financial commitments?
Do you think the economic situation in your local area will get worse, stay the same or get better over the next year?
Division 3
Ipswich
Always late
2%
2%
Often late
5%
5%
Sometimes late
30%
27%
Never late
63%
67%
Division 3
41%
45%
14%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Ipswich
40%
47%
14%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better

Concerns & ideas in Division 3

What are the top three issues facing your local area?
Division 3
Ipswich
Inflation/Cost of Living
46%
50%
Crime/Law and Order/Violence/Anti-Social Behaviour
42%
37%
Housing/Price of Housing
34%
37%
Petrol Prices/Fuel
24%
26%
Drug/Alcohol Abuse
23%
18%
Environmental/Pollution/Water Concerns
23%
19%
Healthcare/Hospitals
17%
17%
Unemployment
16%
12%
Poverty/Inequality
16%
11%
Household Debt/Personal Debt
15%
13%
The Economy
10%
8%
Transport/Public Transport/Infrastructure
10%
19%
Population/Overpopulation
9%
14%
Education
4%
5%
Race Relations/Racism
2%
3%
Taxation
2%
4%
Issues Facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
2%
2%
Defence/Foreign Affairs/Terrorism
2%
1%
Immigration
1%
2%