The Community Views team surveyed 190 residents from Urban B in April 2022.

Urban B in Sunshine Coast

Urban B is made up of Birtinya, Bokarina, Buddina, Minyama, Mountain Creek, Parrearra, Warana, and Wurtulla.

Living in Urban B - 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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Urban B Overall Liveability Index

Sunshine Coast Overall Liveability Index

Urban B
Sunshine Coast
Importance
Experience
Natural environment Area to maintain
78%
8.1
71%
8.1
Feeling safe Area to maintain
57%
7.2
61%
7.2
A lack of road congestion Area to improve
50%
4.0
48%
4.3
Health services Area to maintain
44%
7.9
41%
7.0
Affordable decent housing Area to improve
41%
4.2
40%
4.3
Connectivity Area to improve
37%
5.7
30%
5.4
Sense of community Area to improve
36%
6.2
43%
6.6
Shopping, leisure & dining Area to maintain
28%
6.5
30%
6.3
Good job prospects
24%
5.7
20%
5.0
Public transport
20%
4.8
26%
4.4
Education
18%
7.2
15%
6.7
Social cohesion
15%
6.3
21%
6.4
Sports and recreation
14%
7.0
12%
6.7
Opportunity for all
14%
6.0
14%
6.0
Cultural facilities
14%
4.2
15%
4.7
A prosperous economy
11%
6.2
14%
6.2

Health & Wellbeing in Urban B

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?
Urban B
7.7
Very poor
Excellent
Sunshine Coast
7.4
Very poor
Excellent
Urban B
9%
51%
40%
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?
Urban B
7.5
Very poor
Excellent
Sunshine Coast
7.5
Very poor
Excellent
Urban B
10%
60%
31%
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?
Urban B
7.4
Very poor
Excellent
Sunshine Coast
7.2
Very poor
Excellent
Urban B
8%
67%
25%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Sunshine Coast
8%
69%
23%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better

Financial circumstances in Urban B

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?
Urban B
6.6
Very poor
Excellent
Sunshine Coast
6.3
Very poor
Excellent
Urban B
17%
61%
22%
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?
Urban B
Sunshine Coast
Always late
1%
1%
Often late
0%
2%
Sometimes late
19%
21%
Never late
80%
75%
Urban B
37%
43%
20%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Sunshine Coast
41%
43%
16%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better

Concerns & ideas in Urban B

What are the top three issues facing your local area?
Urban B
Sunshine Coast
Housing/Price of Housing
62%
58%
Inflation/Cost of Living
45%
50%
Population/Overpopulation
40%
32%
Petrol Prices/Fuel
38%
39%
Transport/Public Transport/Infrastructure
24%
26%
Crime/Law and Order/Violence/Anti-Social Behaviour
17%
15%
Environmental/Pollution/Water Concerns
15%
17%
The Economy
12%
10%
Poverty/Inequality
11%
8%
Unemployment
9%
7%
Household Debt/Personal Debt
9%
10%
Healthcare/Hospitals
6%
10%
Taxation
5%
4%
Drug/Alcohol Abuse
2%
7%
Defence/Foreign Affairs/Terrorism
2%
1%
Immigration
1%
1%
Education
1%
1%
Race Relations/Racism
1%
2%
Issues Facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
0%
1%