Population growth raises concerns - TNS
TNGrowth is favoured generally but fears of associated social problems and diminished quality of life are widespread
79% of Australians think population growth will change safety in the community for the worse
61% of Australians think population growth will change the sense of community in their local region for the worse
75% would prefer green space maintained and building done in already developed areas meaning higher density housing
63% would prefer to live further out if it means a larger property or in lower density housing
Issues currently facing the nation such as housing affordability, housing availability, water supply, electricity supply, and our health system will change for the worse as a result of population growth in the eyes of a large proportion of Australians
Global pollster TNS- Global has recently conducted a poll on Sustainable Population Development.
Highlights of the research are:
  • Growth is favoured generally but fears of associated social problems and diminished quality of life are widespread
  • 79% of Australians think population growth will change safety in the community for the worse
  • 61% of Australians think population growth will change the sense of community in their local region for the worse
  • 75% would prefer green space maintained and building done in already developed areas meaning higher density housing
  • 63% would prefer to live further out if it means a larger property or in lower density housing
  • Issues currently facing the nation such as housing affordability, housing availability, water supply, electricity supply, and our health system will change for the worse as a result of population growth in the eyes of a large proportion of AustraliansGrowth is favoured generally but fears of associated social problems and diminished quality of life are widespread
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