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

Community Borders:

  • North: White Hill at Glasgow
  • West: White Hill at the Y.S property boundary
  • South: Lacovia at Cornwall District
  • East: Maggotty at Cameron Hill district

Community Representation:

  • Member of Parlaiment: J.C. Hutchinson
  • Councillor: Errol Hummingbird, Ipswich
  • Mayor:

COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES

  1. Poor representation of Member of Parliament
  2. Poor roads
  3. High levels of adult unemployment
  4. High levels of youth unemployment
  5. Poor parenting

Number of Active Community Based Organizations:

Demographic Data
Estimated Population Size 1685
Estimated Number of Households
Average Households Size 3.9
% Households headed by males 75
% Households headed w/o academic qualification 85
% Households headed by unemployed persons 54

Age sex distribution of population

Age Cohort Male Female Average
0-14 31.8 30.4 31.1
15 - 24 50.6 59.5 55.05
25 - 29 31.8 43.0 37.4
30 - 64 7.2 5.1 6.15
65+ 10.1 5.1 7.6
TOTAL 131.5 143.1 137.3

Social and physical ameneties

Housing

Approximately 80.5% of houses are owned by occupants while 7.3% rented their dwellings and 12.2% lived for free

Utilities

74.2% of residents receive water from private sources, (tanks, drums). 93% of residents use electricity for lighting

Communication

Telephone services: 100% cellular usage

Sanitation

Garbage is not picked up in Carisbrook. Residents burn their garbage (80%) Pit latrines are used by 58.8 % of residents. There was no reported sharing of toilets.