Soundscape and noise observatory of Greater Lyon

Result of our survey for Woodstower 2018

The main results of our survey are as follows

  • A total of 310 people responded to the questionnaire.
  • 153 respondents (49.7%) are located in the commune of Décines-Charpieu, 136 (44.2%) in the commune of Vaulx-en-Velin, 12 (3.9%) in the commune of Meyzieu.
  • About 80% of respondents consider that the festival creates annoyances/ disturbances in their homes.
  • Noise is considered the main annoyance by 79% of respondents.
  • This year, the annoyance is considered more important than in 2017 by 62% of respondents.
  • The annoyance is considered to be greater at night by 77% of respondents.
  • 62% of respondents said that the sounds heard in their homes correspond to low-pitched sounds.
  • 60% of respondents consider that low-pitched sounds are the most annoying.

Thanks to the participants! These results were sent to the town halls and organizers along with our sound level measurements.