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Place & Liveability
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the facilities and services necessary for any community, city or country to function. Eg: buildings, roads, airports, electricity, water supply
things that are unattractive and often force people to leave their home and move to a new place. Eg: poverty, disasters, unemployment
things that are attractive and entice peple to live somewhere. Eg: better climate, job opportunities
a major population center made up of a large city and the smaller suburbs and towns that surround it
Things that cannot be easily measured and compared. They are linked to personal likes and dislikes, and feelings of connections to family and friends, and they are linked to beliefs, traditions and spiritual connection.
Things that can be measured and expressed in numbers - eg: climate, infrastructure, environmental quality, safety and stability, access to health care and education.
an area that is long way from any towns or cities, can be hard to get to.
a large human settlement with extensive systems for housing, transport, healthcare, services and communication
towns and small cities that lie beyond major capital cities
buildings, equipment, or services that are provided for a particular purpose
citizens' involvement in groups and their relationships to their communities and families
natural (physical) environment
Areas largely untouched by humans; deserts, mountains, coral reefs, forests, oceans, ice caps
built (human) environment
Areas altered by humans so that very few natural features remain; cities, towns, suburbs, farmland
Far away from other places, buildings, or people; remote.
Closeness to other people, places, services and facilities
Having access to goods and services within a good amount of time and distance
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