The quality and cleanliness of the environment is an important factor in determining how people feel about the place they live.. It also assists with attracting people and investment to the city. According to the Keep Wales Tidy, Local Environmental Audit and Management System (LEAMS) Report, the Cleanliness Index for Cardiff was 66.4 in 2015-16, below the Wales average and placed Cardiff fourth lowest amongst Welsh local authorities. The Index ranged from 62.1 in Blaenau Gwent to Ceredigion being the top performer with 75.8.