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Looking at the population profiles of two possible locations for a theme park.

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Theme Park assignment Task B I am now going on the Maidstone Council website, as one of my possible destinations, to see whether it is suitable i will look at things like population, average ages, unemployment and transport. On this website I will use the menus and navigation bars and an internal search of their online database to get the research that I need. This is the Economics of Maidstone compared to the rest of England. Maidstone England and Wales Employed 66.3 60.6 Unemployed 2.2 3.4 Economically active full time students 2.4 2.6 Retired 13.5 13.6 On the Maidstone council website i found out about how you can get around in Maidstone. ...read more.


Looking at the population and gender first I personally think that men are more likely to visit a theme park than women and that the key age group that a theme park is aimed at is from 10 to 35 years of age. From the pyramids and table both Maidstone and stoke-On-Trent have more females than males how ever in stoke-on-Trent there are many more people of the age group, 10 - 35. Also in stoke-on-Trent there are nearly double the amount of people overall. Therefore from the population side of things it would be much more beneficial to build a theme park in Stoke-on-Trent than Maidstone. ...read more.


In Stoke-on-Trent the percentages of unemployment is higher and the level of employment lower but with the extra amount of people this wouldn't make that much difference to the income of the park. The Different ways to travel around the area of Maidstone and stoke-on -Trent are much the same, both have buss services and train services. However with Maidstone being a smaller location it would probably be a shorter distance to travel if staying in the centre of the town therefore costing less for the customers. ?? ?? ?? ?? Alex Davies Unit 3 Centre No. 61715 ...read more.

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