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Washington, District of Columbia Quality of Life Indexes

Washington, District of Columbia Quality of Life Indexes


2012 Quality of Life Indexes Washington, DC District of Columbia United States
Quality of Life Index 100 100 100
Amusement Index 96 69 100
Culture Index 103 196 100
Earthquake Index 36 36 100
Education Index 102 177 100
Medical Index 92 138 100
Mortality Index (All Causes) 84 54 100
Religion Index 49 196 100
Restaurant Index 58 185 100
Weather Index 102 103 100

Quality of Life Index: Based on the results of a study group, this index is calculated based on what variables affect individuals as they search for a new home, how much they would enjoy living in a place and the impact of each selected variable. For example, the crime index affects the total quality of life index negatively and the amusement index affects it positively.

Positive Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Amusement, Culture, Education, Medical, Religion, Restaurants and Weather.

Negative Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Crime, Earthquake and Mortality

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average

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