2019 Hackney Resident Health and Wellbeing survey

Rainbow Flag over Hackney Town Hall

Hackney Council’s Public Health team will be carrying out a survey with 1,000 residents across the borough aged 16 plus between February and March, to get an updated picture of people’s health and wellbeing.

Researchers will be carrying out a door-to-door survey to ask residents questions about how much physical activity they carry out, their diet, smoking and drinking habits, their mental health and general wellbeing and their awareness of certain public health services.

The 2019 Resident Health and Wellbeing survey will give Hackney’s Public Health team in-depth information about people’s health to ensure local services consider people’s needs. The range of questions cover the multi-faceted nature of health as defined by the World Health Organisation.*

The last Resident Health and Wellbeing survey took place in 2015 where 1,000 residents aged 16 plus, were surveyed giving information about their lifestyle and behaviour.

Researchers ensure the people being surveyed reflect the age, gender, broad ethnic group and employment status of residents living across the borough in order to make the findings as representative as possible of the population.


* The World Health Organisation defines health as ‘a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity’.