• Development Area: Maggotty
  • Constituency: St. Elizabeth North West
  • Districts: 1

Community Borders:

  • North: Trelawney Border
  • West: Retirement
  • South: Quickstep
  • East: Elderslie

Community Representation:

  • Member of Parlaiment:
  • Councillor:
  • Mayor:

COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES

  1. High unemployment adult
  2. High unemployment youth
  3. Low skill levels
  4. Limited or no opportunity for training
  5. Poor representation by elected leaders

Number of Active Community Based Organizations:

Demographic Data
Estimated Population Size 788
Estimated Number of Households 202
Average Households Size 3.9
% Households headed by males 67
% Households headed w/o academic qualification 47
% Households headed by unemployed persons

Age sex distribution of population

Age Cohort Male Female Average
0-14 25.0 21.6 23.3
15 - 24 18.0 16.0 17
25 - 29 39.1 37.8 38.45
30 - 64 3.8 4.9 4.35
65+ 14.1 19.8 16.95
TOTAL 100 100.1 100.05

Social and physical ameneties

Housing

 83.1% of houses are owned by occupants  6.9% rented their dwellings  6.9% lived for free

Utilities

 6% of residents receive water from public sources.70% from private sources  89.1% of residents use electricity for lighting

Communication

Telephone services: 92% cellular usage

Sanitation

Garbage is not picked up, householders generally burn their garbage (79%) or dump on a site (10%)  Pit latrines are used by 42 % of residents and flush toilets by 51%