The Community Views team surveyed 367 residents from Urban C in April 2022.

Urban C in Sunshine Coast

Urban C is made up of Alexandra Headland, Buderim, Kuluin, Kunda Park, Maroochydore, Mons, Mooloolaba, Palmview, and Sippy Downs.

Living in Urban C - 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 C Overall Liveability Index

Sunshine Coast Overall Liveability Index

Urban C
Sunshine Coast
Importance
Experience
Natural environment Area to maintain
71%
8.0
71%
8.1
Feeling safe Area to maintain
61%
7.2
61%
7.2
A lack of road congestion Area to improve
46%
4.0
48%
4.3
Health services Area to maintain
40%
7.3
41%
7.0
Sense of community Area to maintain
38%
6.4
43%
6.6
Affordable decent housing Area to improve
37%
4.4
40%
4.3
Shopping, leisure & dining Area to maintain
34%
6.9
30%
6.3
Connectivity Area to improve
31%
5.4
30%
5.4
Public transport
30%
4.6
26%
4.4
Social cohesion
21%
6.5
21%
6.4
Good job prospects
20%
5.4
20%
5.0
Cultural facilities
17%
4.6
15%
4.7
A prosperous economy
16%
6.5
14%
6.2
Opportunity for all
14%
6.2
14%
6.0
Sports and recreation
14%
7.0
12%
6.7
Education
11%
7.3
15%
6.7

Health & Wellbeing in Urban C

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 C
7.4
Very poor
Excellent
Sunshine Coast
7.4
Very poor
Excellent
Urban C
8%
58%
34%
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 C
7.7
Very poor
Excellent
Sunshine Coast
7.5
Very poor
Excellent
Urban C
10%
66%
25%
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 C
7.5
Very poor
Excellent
Sunshine Coast
7.2
Very poor
Excellent
Urban C
9%
69%
22%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Sunshine Coast
8%
69%
23%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better

Financial circumstances in Urban C

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 C
6.5
Very poor
Excellent
Sunshine Coast
6.3
Very poor
Excellent
Urban C
21%
55%
25%
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 C
Sunshine Coast
Always late
0%
1%
Often late
2%
2%
Sometimes late
20%
21%
Never late
78%
75%
Urban C
41%
40%
19%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better
Sunshine Coast
41%
43%
16%
Get worse
Stay the same
Get better

Concerns & ideas in Urban C

What are the top three issues facing your local area?
Urban C
Sunshine Coast
Housing/Price of Housing
64%
58%
Inflation/Cost of Living
48%
50%
Petrol Prices/Fuel
42%
39%
Population/Overpopulation
36%
32%
Transport/Public Transport/Infrastructure
28%
26%
Environmental/Pollution/Water Concerns
16%
17%
Crime/Law and Order/Violence/Anti-Social Behaviour
12%
15%
Household Debt/Personal Debt
11%
10%
The Economy
9%
10%
Drug/Alcohol Abuse
9%
7%
Healthcare/Hospitals
7%
10%
Unemployment
6%
7%
Poverty/Inequality
4%
8%
Taxation
4%
4%
Race Relations/Racism
2%
2%
Immigration
2%
1%
Defence/Foreign Affairs/Terrorism
1%
1%
Education
1%
1%
Issues Facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
0%
1%