Document Type : Original Article


Department of Geography, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran


Strategic urban planning has become an important tool promoted by local governments for the city’s economic and social development project design. To achieve this, In order to, it is necessary to adopt a strategic planning approach to enhance the quality of life process. The aim of this paper is evaluating the status of Strategic Planning (SP) in enhancing quality of life (QOF) in Saqqez city. In so doing , the applied methodology is based on qualitative and quantitative methods with point on social indicators to adjusting the level of quality of life in the spatial system of the regions and reduction and removal of the existing inequalities among urban districts of Saqqez city by consideration of strategic planning approaches. Results showed that from the 100% of statistical population in Saqqez city about 45% had 20- 35 years old with Diploma and higher education (10% diploma, 15% MA and MS and about 20% of them have MS and upper academic education) and almost of Saqqez citizens have under 200$ income per month while poverty line in Iran can be detected with revenues of about $ 500 per month. In the end of this presented some solve ways.


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