Variety Meetings Possibilities


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Presentation for the workshop "Against Divided Cities in Europe" of URBACT Annual Conference 2012.

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Variety Meetings Possibilities

  1. 1. 1Variety Meetings Possibilities Photo: City of Malmö
  2. 2. 2 The Öresund region – one of the most expansive regions in Europe• The Öresund region is comprised of Skåne, Själland, Lolland-Falster, Mön and Bornholm, an area of 21,203 km²• 3.7 million inhabitants, 1.2 million on the Swedish side and 2.5 million on the Danish sideSource:
  3. 3. 3 General information Photo: X-RAY PHOTO/Leif Johansson• Malmö is the regions growth centre• 305,000 inhabitants• Increased population for the twenty-sixth consecutive year• 41% of the citys inhabitants were born abroad (30%) or both parents born abroad (11%)• Malmö residents from 175 different countries• Young population: 48% are younger than 35
  4. 4. 4 Malmös ten sections The City District Administrations have responsibility for schools, culture, recreation, social services and health and social care. S Innerstaden POPULATION January 1, 2011 Rosengård City centre 44 657 Rosengård V Innerstaden Kirseberg Fosie 42 989 City centre Limhamn-Bunkeflo 40 759 S. Innerstaden 34 542 V. Innerstaden 32 592Hyllie Hyllie 32 416 Husie Rosengård 23 174 Hyllie Husie 19 536 Fosie Kirseberg 14 808 Oxie 12 078 Limhamn Oxie Bunkeflo
  5. 5. The hub in southern Sweden 5 A well-developed infrastructure Photo: Kasper Dudzik• 59,100 working commuters Airport with national connections, into Malmö and 26,700 out both only 30 minutes away from Malmö every day • City tunnel with three stations• The Öresund Bridge, which within Malmö strengthens Malmös • Copenhagen Malmö Port position in the Öresund – logistics park region• Copenhagen Airport with international flight connections and Malmö
  6. 6. General information on urban developmentsTrends of social development• Area programs• Commission for a Socially Sustainable Malmö
  7. 7. Commission for a SociallySustainable Malmö
  8. 8. Photo: City of Malmö 11 Main factors behind growing segregation ? • Socio-economic • health inequalities • Low employment rate • Unskilled • Mismatch • Structural discrimination • 18 month parental leave for each child • Language gap • School – parents no connections • Bad grades • No roll models • Zero support from home
  9. 9. Monitoring and evaluationhousing sick leavesresidents Tense work situationestimated average life accidents/casualtyturnout safetysocial participation dental healthturnout vaccinationparticipation and use of contraception’sinfluence sex and coexistenceeconomy education in schoolemployment rate Teenage abortionslevel of education venereal diseasesfinancial assistance physical activities,mental health leisurequalified to high school obesitynational tests in school fruitcompletion rate in school juicetruancy smokingquality in pre school snuffability to swim Consumption of alcoholovercrowding Abuse, use of drugshomelessness
  10. 10. Photo: Colourbox 13 Thank you for your attention Pia.hellberg-