• Development Area: Harbour View
  • Constituency: East Kingston and Port Royal/East rural St Andrew
  • Districts: 5

Community Borders:

  • North: August Town
  • West: Rockfort
  • South: Kingston Harbour
  • East: Bull Bay

Community Representation:

  • Member of Parlaiment: Mr. Joseph Hibbert, Mr. Phillip Paulwell
  • Councillor: Horace Clue, Angella Brown-Burke
  • Mayor:

COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES

  1. High levels of unemployment
  2. Low water pressure and no water supply
  3. Poor representation by elected political leaders
  4. Low skill levels
  5. Poor Roads

Number of Active Community Based Organizations: 20

Demographic Data
Estimated Population Size 13,407
Estimated Number of Households 3307
Average Households Size 3.4
% Households headed by males 43
% Households headed w/o academic qualification 36
% Households headed by unemployed persons 40.5

Age sex distribution of population

Age Cohort Male Female Average
0-14 14.1 12.8 13.45
15 - 24 8.1 8.2 8.15
25 - 29 4.1 5.1 4.6
30 - 64 16.7 23.9 20.3
65+ 3 4.1 3.55
TOTAL 46 54.1 50.05

Social and physical ameneties

Housing

90% of houses were made from block and/or concrete 75% of houses were owned by occupants

Utilities

62% of residents received water from NWC -public water piped into dwelling 96% of residents used electricity for lighting

Communication

Telephone services utilized by 99% of residents

Sanitation

Garbage was picked up for 83% households. 24% burnt garbage 62% of households utilized water closets linked to sewer while 22% used soak away 31% shared toilet facilities with other households