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Northern Ireland, UK: Age-friendly Belfast – Baseline Report 2014

This report provides a baseline for the age friendliness of Belfast, it draws upon available quantitative and qualitative data including government statistics, results of a survey with 300 older people, feedback from consultation events with older people, stakeholder feedback and review of relevant studies, strategies and research as provided by members of the partnership. It provides a balanced and realistic baseline for the city: outlining key things that are good, key areas for improvement and gaps that need addressed in the following areas:

  • Deprivation and poverty
  • Outdoor spaces & buildings
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Social participation
  • Respect & social inclusion
  • Civic participation & employment
  • Communication & information
  • Community support & health services

Age-friendly Belfast Baseline Report