Issue: Liveability of human settlements - Economic aspects of human settlements
This is an issue under the Human settlements theme of the Data Reporting System.
Liveability can be defined as the degree to which a human settlement provides a safe, inclusive and environmentally benign basis for the social and economic life of all its citizens. As the places where the majority of humans live, the liveability of human settlements is important in determining both the quality of life of the residents and the economic competitiveness of the settlement. It is largely the economic aspects of human settlements that determine the quality of life of the inhabitants and their capacity to address other problems
- HS-16 Measures of knowledge and skills
Levels of knowledge and skills available in a human settlement are important factors which determine the standard of living of its residents. These together with Economic well being of a settlement will contribute to the liveability of the human settlement. Collectively the four datasets comprising this indicator provide insights into the educational capital of the population.
- HS-24 Employment rates by population industry and region
Levels of employment are important factors in determining the standard of living of its residents and the liveability of the settlement.
- HS-77 Other economic indicators
Economic well being of a settlement is one of the factors which determine the standard of living of its residents. Together with employment indicators, these economic indicators will contribute to the liveability of the human settlement.