Sunshine Coast’s overall liveability – created by combining residents’ values and local area experiences – returned a Overall Liveability Index of 61.6 out of 100. By this measure, liveability in Sunshine Coast is considered consistent with South East QLD (61.6) and Regional Centres (61.6), higher than Sunshine Coast 2021 (60.9) and Queensland (60.8), and lower than Australia (62.5).
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When asked to select the five attributes that they believe make somewhere a good place to live, residents of Sunshine Coast were most likely to select [imp ATTRIBUTE 1 & (%)], [imp ATTRIBUTE 2 & (%)] and [imp ATTRIBUTE 3 & (%)]. When asked to rate their local area experiences against all 16 attributes, Sunshine Coast residents’ most positive experiences included [exp ATTRIBUTE 1 & (mean)], [exp ATTRIBUTE 2 & (mean)] and [imp ATTRIBUTE 3 & (mean)].