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Indicator 16.7.2 Proportion of population who believe decision-making is inclusive and responsive, by sex, age, disability and population group

Percentage of people who feel they are able to influence decisions affecting their local area

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Source: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

Geographical Area: England

Unit of Measurement: Percentage (%)

Footnote: 1. Table excludes respondents who answered 'don't know' and those with missing answers. 2. Figures for 'Black' and 'Other' ethnic groups for 2014/15 are suppressed because the percentage is based on 5 or fewer responses and is therefore unavailable. 3. Information about respondents' limiting long term illnesses/disabilities are only available for those who completed the online version of the survey. 4. Citizenship - Respondents were instructed to select all that apply so there will be some overlap between citizenship groups. 5. Household income is measured as respondent income combined with the income of cohabiting partner (where applicable) from all sources before deductions. Response categories changed in 2016/17 and the 'no income' category was removed. It's likely that those with no income will have selected 'under £5,199' from 2016/17 onwards. The household income categories are defined in the 'other information' section.

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

Indicator available

Percentage of people who feel they are able to influence decisions affecting their local area

Indicator description

Whether people feel able to influence decisions affecting their local area

Geographical coverage

England

Unit of measurement

Percentage (%)

Definitions
Available disaggregations
Calculations

No calculations were performed in the data acquisition of this indicator as appropriate data was readily available in the final format specified by this indicator.

Other information

We are reporting on data from 2013/14 as the data collection mode (from face-to-face to online/paper) changed and data would not be comparable with earlier years. From 2013/14 to 2015/16, household income categories were - Band A1 - Under £5,000; Band A2 - £5,000 to £9,999; Band A3 - £10,000 to £14,999; Band A4 - £15,000 to £19,999; Band A5 - £20,000 to £29,999; Band A6 - £30,000 to £49,999; Band A7 - £50,000 to £74,999; Band A8 - £75,000 or more. From 2016/17 onwards, the household income categories were changed to - Band B1 - Under £5,199; Band B2 - £5,200 to £10,399; Band B3 - £10,400 to £15,599; Band B4 - £15,600 to £20,799; Band B5 - £20,800 to £31,199; Band B6 - £31,200 to £51,999; Band B7 - £52,000 to £74,999; Band B8 - £75,000 or more. This indicator is being used as an approximation of the UN SDG Indicator. Where possible, we will work to identify or develop UK data to meet the global indicator specification. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Proportion of population who believe decision-making is inclusive and responsive, by sex, age, disability and population group

Target name

Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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Source 1

Organisation

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

2013/14

Geographical coverage

England

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Release date

25/07/2019

Next release

TBC

Statistical classification

Official Statistic

Contact details

evidence@culture.gov.uk

Other information

Source 2

Organisation

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

2013/14

Geographical coverage

England

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Release date

03/09/2019

Next release

TBC

Statistical classification

Official Statistic

Contact details

evidence@culture.gov.uk

Other information