• Development Area: Constant Spring
  • Constituency: North Central St Andrew, North East St Andrew
  • Districts:

Community Borders:

  • North: Fredrick and Markland Avenue-NE, Fagan Avenue/ Sandy Gully- NW
  • West:
  • South: Grants Pen Avenue and Essex-SE, Shortwood, Grants Pen Road and East Dulwich Drive- SW
  • East:

Community Representation:

  • Member of Parlaiment: Hon. Delroy Chuck, Hon. Karl Samuda
  • Councillor: Ms. Joy Cottrell, Mr. Winston Ennis
  • Mayor:

COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES

  1. High levels of adult unemployment (25 years and over
  2. Poor parenting
  3. Low skill level
  4. Crime and Violence
  5. Poor treatment of residence by security forces

Number of Active Community Based Organizations: 5

Demographic Data
Estimated Population Size 5340
Estimated Number of Households 2006
Average Households Size 3.7
% Households headed by males 38.7
% Households headed w/o academic qualification 41.3
% Households headed by unemployed persons

Age sex distribution of population

Age Cohort Male Female Average
0-14 14.1 14.6 14.35
15 - 24 9.6 9.2 9.4
25 - 29 2.6 5.8 4.2
30 - 64 18.6 18.4 18.5
65+ 3.2 3.9 3.55
TOTAL 48.1 51.9 50

Social and physical ameneties

Housing

38.7% of household heads owned their dwellings, 30% rented and 23% leased their dwellings 22.7% owned the land on which houses were constructed

Utilities

56.7% of residents had private water piped into dwelling, while 22.7% received public (NWC) water piped into dwelling 98.7% of residents used electricity for lighting

Communication

Telephone services were utilized by 96.7% of residents. 42.8% utilized both fixed land lines and mobile phones

Sanitation

Garbage was picked up by trucks for 97.8% households