Portsmouth people say healthcare needs additional funding

IN SEPTEMBER we launched our Big City Survey calling on people in Portsmouth to give their thoughts on a number of topics.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 4th December 2017, 6:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 11:18 am

Questions covered what sectors need more funding, how in touch people feel with their community and what they think of Portsmouth City Council’s city centre regeneration plans.

In total 1,442 people took part giving an insight into what people think of the city.

Of people responding, 47 per cent were women and 51 per cent were men with the rest not saying.

Nearly half of respondents were aged between 50 and 69 while people aged between 30 and 49 were the second-highest respondents with 29 per cent.

Twelve per cent were older than 70 while 10 per cent were aged between 18 and 29.

The survey asked if people were a parent or guardian but 44 per cent said they were not. Twenty-three per cent had a child/children aged above 30.

Almost two-thirds of respondents were married or living with a partner while 14 per cent were single. Eight per cent were either divorced or separated and four per cent were widowed. The rest did not say.

When asked where people living, 84 per cent said from Portsmouth with 14 per cent from elsewhere in Hampshire with the remainder from outside the county.