Quality of life snapshots

The Quality of Life Survey is a nationwide survey initiated over 20 years ago in response to concerns about the impacts of urbanisation on the wellbeing of residents and communities. It occurs every two years. The 2022 survey measures the perceptions of almost 7000 New Zealanders. Topics covered include:

  • Overall quality of life
  • Built and natural environment
  • Housing
  • Transport
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Crime, safety and local issues
  • Community, culture and social networks
  • Climate change
  • Economic wellbeing
  • Council processes
  • Impact of Covid-19.