The Community Views team surveyed 283 residents from Rural 2 in April 2022.

Rural 2 in Sunshine Coast

Rural 2 is made up of Belli Park, Bli Bli, Burnside, Chevallum, Coes Creek, Cooloolabin, Diddillibah, Doonan, Dulong, Eerwah Vale, Eudlo, Eumundi, Flaxton, Forest Glen, Gheerulla, Glenview, Hunchy, Ilkley, Image Flat, Kiels Mountain, Kulangoor, Kureelpa, Landers Shoot, Mapleton, Maroochy River, Montville, Nambour, Ninderry, North Arm, Obi Obi, Palmwoods, Peregian Beach, Rosemount, Tanawha, Towen Mountain, Valdora, Verrierdale, Weyba Downs, Woombye, Yandina, Yandina Creek, Highworth, and Coolabine.

Living in Rural 2 - 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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Rural 2 Overall Liveability Index

Sunshine Coast Overall Liveability Index

Rural 2
Sunshine Coast
Importance
Experience
Natural environment Area to maintain
74%
8.0
71%
8.1
Feeling safe Area to maintain
58%
7.3
61%
7.2
A lack of road congestion Area to improve
55%
4.9
48%
4.3
Sense of community Area to maintain
48%
6.6
43%
6.6
Health services Area to maintain
39%
6.9
41%
7.0
Affordable decent housing Area to improve
36%
4.5
40%
4.3
Connectivity Area to improve
29%
5.6
30%
5.4
Good job prospects Area to improve
26%
4.6
20%
5.0
Shopping, leisure & dining
25%
6.1
30%
6.3
Public transport
24%
3.5
26%
4.4
Social cohesion
20%
6.5
21%
6.4
Education
17%
6.5
15%
6.7
A prosperous economy
14%
6.1
14%
6.2
Cultural facilities
13%
4.5
15%
4.7
Opportunity for all
13%
6.1
14%
6.0
Sports and recreation
9%
6.3
12%
6.7

Health & Wellbeing in Rural 2

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?
Rural 2
7.3
Very poor
Excellent
Sunshine Coast
7.4
Very poor
Excellent
Rural 2
11%
63%
26%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Sunshine Coast
10%
58%
32%
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?
Rural 2
7.6
Very poor
Excellent
Sunshine Coast
7.5
Very poor
Excellent
Rural 2
6%
71%
22%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Sunshine Coast
9%
65%
26%
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?
Rural 2
7.0
Very poor
Excellent
Sunshine Coast
7.2
Very poor
Excellent
Rural 2
9%
66%
25%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Sunshine Coast
8%
69%
23%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better

Financial circumstances in Rural 2

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?
Rural 2
6.1
Very poor
Excellent
Sunshine Coast
6.3
Very poor
Excellent
Rural 2
24%
55%
21%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Sunshine Coast
23%
55%
21%
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?
Rural 2
Sunshine Coast
Always late
0%
1%
Often late
3%
2%
Sometimes late
23%
21%
Never late
74%
75%
Rural 2
42%
44%
14%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Sunshine Coast
41%
43%
16%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better

Concerns & ideas in Rural 2

What are the top three issues facing your local area?
Rural 2
Sunshine Coast
Housing/Price of Housing
55%
58%
Inflation/Cost of Living
52%
50%
Petrol Prices/Fuel
38%
39%
Population/Overpopulation
30%
32%
Transport/Public Transport/Infrastructure
30%
26%
Environmental/Pollution/Water Concerns
16%
17%
Crime/Law and Order/Violence/Anti-Social Behaviour
14%
15%
Poverty/Inequality
12%
8%
Drug/Alcohol Abuse
10%
7%
The Economy
10%
10%
Healthcare/Hospitals
9%
10%
Household Debt/Personal Debt
9%
10%
Taxation
7%
4%
Unemployment
6%
7%
Race Relations/Racism
2%
2%
Education
1%
1%
Issues Facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
0%
1%
Defence/Foreign Affairs/Terrorism
0%
1%
Immigration
0%
1%