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

Community Borders:

  • North: Elderslie
  • West: Breadnut Walk/Ginger Hill
  • South: Merrywood
  • East: White Hill

Community Representation:

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

COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES

  1. No Water Supply
  2. Poor Roads
  3. High Levels of adult unemployment
  4. Poor Parenting
  5. Limited Access to Required Amenities & Services

Number of Active Community Based Organizations:

Demographic Data
Estimated Population Size 1427
Estimated Number of Households 366
Average Households Size 3.9
% Households headed by males 71
% Households headed w/o academic qualification
% Households headed by unemployed persons 40

Age sex distribution of population

Age Cohort Male Female Average
0-14 12.0 16.7 14.35
15 - 24 5.5 10.8 8.15
25 - 29 21.2 16.6 18.9
30 - 64 2.5 0.9 1.7
65+ 8.8 5.0 6.9
TOTAL 50 50 50

Social and physical ameneties

Housing

Approximately 65% of houses are owned by occupants while 9% rented their dwellings and 19% lived for free

Utilities

98% of residents receive water from private sources. 78% of residents use electricity for lighting

Communication

Telephone services utilized by most residents; cellular phones (95%)

Sanitation

Garbage is not picked up by truck in Mulgrave, consequently residents bury or burn their garbage. Pit latrines are used by 71 % of Households.