Determinants of Urban Quality of Life

Authors(2) :-Poulomee Ghosh, Dr. P. M. Raval

A fundamental purpose of urban planning is to facilitate a better Quality of Life to the residents. Residents in return seek to fulfil their needs from their surroundings. This Quality of Life that is directly affected by the physical settings can serve as a criteria to judge a locality or a city. Hence the first task in determining Quality of Life of people is to find out what are their exact expectations from their surroundings and which expectations are of priority and it could be determined how well the surroundings are able to fulfil people's expectations. This paper examines the various parameters of this urban quality of life. Through a public opinion survey of adult citizens of Pune City, Maharashtra, India the relative importance of each parameters are found out thereby weighing and prioritizing people's expectations from their surroundings and deriving the key indicators. Difference of opinion of various population groups among the survey samples is analyzed using ANOVA test.

Authors and Affiliations

Poulomee Ghosh
Assistant Professor, Research Scholar, Planning, Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Dr. P. M. Raval
Professor, Research Guide, Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Pune, Maharashtra, India

People's Priority Expectations, Urban Quality of Life Parameters, immediate surroundings

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 4 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 543-555
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET11844117
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Poulomee Ghosh, Dr. P. M. Raval , " Determinants of Urban Quality of Life, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp.543-555, March-April-2018.
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