In the City- and Neighbourhood Survey (Stads- en Wijkenquête) residents of Leiden will be asked their opinion on different matters. The survey, conducted every two years, consists of two lists of questions: the City survey, and the Neighbourhood survey. The City survey lands in the mailbox of 2.000 Leiden residents, while the Neighbourhood survey lands on the doormat of 7.500 other Leiden residents. The chosen residents have been selected on a random basis. Perhaps you might receive an invitation, are you in?
In the week of March 13th, the invitations will be sent out. From then on, the chosen residents will be able to fill in the questionnaire.
It's quite important to collect the experiences of residents. In doing so, the municipality will gain a better understanding of the wants and needs of individuals, as well as the areas of improvement. The research results also help to make plans for a better future. For instance when it comes to waste collection, parking, sports, culture, and involvement in neighbourhood, city, and sustainability.
The results of previous surveys were particularly valuable. The answers contributed to projects like the bicycle shed at Leiden Centraal (Lorentz), among others. Unsafe areas in the city were also tackled because of them.
The results of the City- and Neighbourhood survey will be published next summer. You can read about previous results on Leiden municipality's website.