Life around Cambridge
Aug 10, 2015
Results from the Cambridge Ahead Quality of Life Survey
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In light of the continuing economic success of the Cambridge area, Cambridge Ahead, a membership organisation of large Cambridge area employers, set up its Quality of Life project to answer the following questions:
This report is an analysis of a survey that RAND Europe conducted in 2014 on the employees of the Cambridge Ahead membership and a small number of other organisations. The survey explored respondents' experiences of local services, and their satisfaction with the local area and with their lives overall. We outline the main findings below:
Local services and issues in the Cambridge area
Drivers of life and local area satisfaction
Further areas for examination
Organisations in the sample
Cambridge Ahead Quality of Life Survey
Survey questions measuring local area and life satisfaction, personal factors, and satisfaction with local services
Location of respondents
Drivers analysis coefficients, confidence intervals and p-values
Variation in satisfaction with local services across different personal characteristics
The research described in this report was prepared for Cambridge Ahead and conducted by RAND Europe.
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