The capital of Santa Catarina is among the first to rank among the rankings and researches on welfare and human development in Brazilian cities, making it the ideal destination for people at all stages of life – young people, couples, families with children and the elderly – who wish to live in Florianópolis. The city is good to undertake, grow professionally, raise children safely, or enjoy the best age in a place with all the attractions of a large city, but the charm and hospitality of small towns.
Recently, Floripa appeared as the second best Brazilian capital to live, behind only Curitiba, in the study Challenges of Municipal Management 2017, carried out by Macroplan – Prospectiva, Estratégia & Gestão. The indicators evaluated in this research were divided into the following segments: sustainability, health, safety, education and culture, sanitation. The total score of Florianópolis was 0.666, on a scale of 0 to 1.
The city of Florianópolis, which has the highest Human Development Index (HDI) among Brazilian capitals, is considered the second best city to undertake (according to the 2016 Entrepreneurial Cities Index, prepared by Endeavor Brazil). In addition, it ranked first among the best cities to raise children (in ranking of Delta Economics & Finance, for Exame Magazine); and is also the second best city for the elderly (by the Longevity Urban Development Index of the Mongeral Aegon / FGV Longevity Institute).
WHY DID YOU LIVE IN FLORIANOPOLIS AND INVEST IN WELFARE?
Beyond simple numbers, these rankings are fundamental to show the greatness and relevance of Florianopolis in the national scenario. If we think that, just over 20 years ago, the capital of Santa Catarina was recognized only for its natural beauties and tourism, this growth is even more impressive. The northern region of Santa Catarina Island is one of the most prosperous in recent years, becoming a pole of jobs and opportunity for those who wish to live in Florianópolis.
The most important of these indices are the observed variables. Each one has its own classification methodology, but the topics are repeated in most of them and indicate the most developed categories and which deserve more attention.
MAIN VARIABLES OBSERVED IN RESEARCH ON QUALITY OF LIFE IN BRAZILIAN CITIES
Culture and Education
In this item, the illiteracy rate is observed; the series-age delay; the prospect of schooling at age 18; the number of vacancies in Infant Education and Elementary Education; the number of people with higher education; and the number of museums and houses of culture.
Health and wellness
Here, the number of beds, emergencies and doctors per 100 thousand inhabitants is considered; the basic health units; the mortality rate due to non-communicable chronic diseases (between 30 and 69 years); infant mortality rate; number of prenatal care and obstetrical follow-up.
Observe the average per capita income; the distribution of income; the proportion of people extremely poor or below the poverty line; the incidence of child labor; number of formal jobs.
This index takes into account the homicide rate, the number of homicides among young people, and deaths from traffic accidents.
Home and Sanitation
Consider the number of residences with bathrooms, running water, adequate sewage treatment, electricity, garbage collection and selective collection. Public policies and sustainability projects that mobilize the population are important differentials.
FLORIANÓPOLIS: THE CITY THAT DEVELOPS WITHOUT LOSING ITS ESSENCE
The sum of these variables makes Florianópolis a booming model city, and this is a source of pride and care, since it is necessary to maintain the focus and promote orderly growth, in order not to lose the status of the second best city to be. living “(and aiming to be the first one soon). The condominium offer is a reflection of this planning trend, as is the first fully planned neighborhood in the north of the Island, Real Parque, which offers the security of a condominium with the opportunities of a neighborhood.
In this way, Florianópolis grows, becomes a business hub, opportunities and culture without losing the small town way, with its Azorean villages, the natural beauties and the charisma and hospitality of its people. Now that you like the idea of living in Florianopolis, do you already know where?