Shortage of public space for relaxation

Other Names:
Shortage of green space

The relentless pressures on space in urban areas make it difficult to locate non-commercial spaces in which to relax.


The problem is notable in climatic conditions which encourage the search for shade, coolness, warmth, or sunlight. In developing countries metropolises, inhabitants may be forced to gather on bridges and traffic circles, or even the grassy median of highways.

Broader Problems:
Limited available land
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST