Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Sylvia Schmidt, Marcus Wortmann

Local infrastructure and economic opportunities: What do Europeans think about their neighbourhood?

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In a recent eupinions survey, we set out to explore what people in Europe think about their neighbourhood, the quality of local infrastructure and of economic opportunities in their area. Overall, the results show a generally high degree of satisfaction with living conditions “on the ground”, but satisfaction levels differ for example between respondents living in rural and those living in urban areas. What stands out however is the pessimistic judgement of economic opportunities for young people.

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