• Development Area: Vineyard Town
  • Constituency: South East, St. Andrew
  • Districts: 0

Community Borders:

  • North: Liguanea
  • West: Swallowfield
  • South: Mountain View
  • East:

Community Representation:

  • Member of Parlaiment: Hon. Julian Robinson
  • Councillor: Heroy Clarke
  • Mayor:

COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES

  1. High levels of adult unemployment
  2. High levels of youth unemployment
  3. Low skill levels
  4. Limited or no opportunity to training or employment
  5. Poor representation by elected political representatives

Number of Active Community Based Organizations: 2

Demographic Data
Estimated Population Size 2,352
Estimated Number of Households 560
Average Households Size 4.2
% Households headed by males 41
% Households headed w/o academic qualification 53.2
% Households headed by unemployed persons 45.4

Age sex distribution of population

Age Cohort Male Female Average
0-14 13.3 10.4 11.85
15 - 24 16 12.6 14.3
25 - 29 11.4 12.3 11.85
30 - 64 5.1 6.8 5.95
65+ 4.8 7.3 6.05
TOTAL 50.6 49.4 50

Social and physical ameneties

Housing

94.1% dwellings are constructed from concrete and blocks 82% of respondents own the land on which they live; 11% live on rented land; 2.5% asserted that they live for free

Utilities

33.9 % of residents have public water piped into their dwelling while 54.2% have private water piped into their dwellings - 99.8% of residents use electricity for lighting

Communication

Telephone services are utilized by 98.5%residents. Of this amount, 41.1% utilize both landline and cellular phones

Sanitation

Garbage is picked up by truck from 93.8% households Water closet linked to a main sewer system is utilized by 98.3% of households