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Academic Journal of Environment & Earth Science, 2024, 6(1); doi: 10.25236/AJEE.2024.060107.

Study on the Equity of Spatial Distribution of Elderly Facilities in Mianyang City


Jie Deng

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Jie Deng

School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Southwest University of Science and Technology, Mianyang, China


Population ageing is one of the demographic features facing our country in the new era. It is expected that by the middle of the twenty-first century, people over 65 years of age will account for 30 per cent of the country's total population, and the degree of ageing will reach its peak. As the degree of ageing continues to accelerate, China will continue to face the pressure of ageing. The transformation of the elderly from daily physiological needs to multicultural needs has prompted the emergence of a new development model of specialised and diversified services for elderly resources in various fields such as economy and culture. From the point of view of the diversified development and classification of elderly resources, it is very necessary to carry out a study on the equity measurement of the spatial distribution of various elderly resources. This study combines qualitative and quantitative research, focusing on the relationship between the location, scale, service scope and accessibility of senior living facilities, identifying and analysing the distribution of senior living facilities at each level, and further exploring the reasonableness of the resource allocation of senior living facilities at each level, which is conducive to the coordinated development of senior living facilities at different levels in the future. By identifying and analysing the various types and levels of elderly facilities, we can accurately locate the areas with insufficient elderly facilities and provide an effective reference for the subsequent optimisation of the spatial distribution of elderly facilities.


Elderly Facilities; Spatial Distribution; Equity

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Jie Deng. Study on the Equity of Spatial Distribution of Elderly Facilities in Mianyang City. Academic Journal of Environment & Earth Science (2024), Vol. 6, Issue 1: 46-52. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJEE.2024.060107.


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