© South Ribble Borough Council 2019

 

Your Local Area

Your Local Area
Statement  Percentage of people
Residents said that overall they are satisfied with their local area as a place to live 82%
Residents felt that they belong to their local area 69%
Residents thought that they can influence decisions about their local area 18%
Residents thought that they could not influence decisions about the local area 50%
Residents felt safe when outside in their local area after dark 61%
Residents felt safe when outside in thier local area during the day 88%

 

Satisfaction with the local area as a place to live increased with age

65 years and over  88%
Wholly retired from work 88%

 

A strong sense of belonging to your local area was more prevalent in those 'wholly retired from work'

Wholly retired from work  77%
In employment (full or part time)  66%