Care Factors

Heart with a heart rate monitor in the middle
Team Name: 
Social Hackers

We know that you care about the environment (or you know you should). You probably already recycle... when it's convenient. You sometimes take the bus, you're already a shower ninja, you know that worm farms are a real thing, and somehow maybe we should all  be panicking about something.

But how do you know if all the little things you're already doing are making an impact? 

Seeing is believing. We'll show you at the macro level how your suburb stacks against other suburbs using a number of "care" metrics, what this means, where it's good or bad, WHY, and what we can do about it. We'll look at LGA data, demographics, health factors, energy and resource use, and more. And we'll make it mean something.

Datasets Used: 
Ausgrid Average Electricity Use - http://data.gov.au/dataset/40142f4a-8301-46ed-9a70-d45e50289dd3 Gov_Hack Sydney water consumption by LGA V3 - http://bit.ly/sydneywater Air Conditioner location running hours Data - https://data.gov.au/dataset/air-conditioner-location-running-hours-data Taxation Statistics - Taxable income - https://data.gov.au/dataset/taxation-statistics-2012-13/resource/fa6fda82-a70d-4f4c-bb00-203ffc4d20af NSW Population Projections data - http://data.nsw.gov.au/data/dataset/eee673fe-2458-47a3-a36d-7945581678c8 Total Domestic Generation and Recycling Rates 2012-13 - http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/warrlocal/data.htm - © State of New South Wales through the Environment Protection Authority (Where the EPA is the owner, you may copy, distribute, display, download and otherwise freely deal with web content for educational and non-commercial purposes) Respiratory disease deaths by disease type - http://www.healthstats.nsw.gov.au/Indicator/res_typedth/res_typedth_lgamap?&topic=Respiratory%20disease&topic1=topic_res&code=res%20lung © - Copyright - New South Wales Ministry of Health for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales (you are welcome to reproduce the Information which appears on the NSW Ministry of Health for non-commercial purpose)

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