ISSN:2149-0821

SOCIAL PERCEPTION AND ECOLOGICAL AWARENESS RELATED TO URBAN GREEN AREAS IN BİLECİK CITY CENTER


Urban green areas are important in the search for this places. Urban green areas increase the quality of life as they have many functions. They create a safe environment for the human being to be psychologically relaxed and socialized. In this study, it is aimed to reveal the perspective, awareness and satisfaction levels of the people of Bilecik city regarding the ecological benefits of urban green areas. For this purpose, a survey on the use of open-green areas and the ecological benefits of open-green areas in Bilecik city was conducted. The sample size was found to be 269 people living in Bilecik city center with a margin of error of 10% at 90% confidence limits. Survey results were analyzed in the SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) program and ıt was interpreted converted to graphics. In the analysis of the data collected, IBM SPSS Statistics 21 statistical analysis program was used. Frequency, percentage distributions, mean and standard deviation values were used to analyze the data. As a result, a survey conducted in the city center of Bilecik showed that urban people have a good level of perception and ecological awareness of open-green areas. However, it was determined that the level of satisfaction from the existing green areas was low.


Keywords


Bilecik City, Ecological Awareness, SPSS, Quality of Life, Green Areas

Author : Serpil MENTESE
Number of pages: 253-262
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.16990/SOBIDER.4532
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