• Development Area: Duhaney Park
  • Constituency: St. Andrew Western
  • Districts: 3

Community Borders:

  • North: Plantation Hills/Heights
  • West: Ferry
  • South: Washington Boulevard
  • East: Duhaney Park

Community Representation:

  • Member of Parlaiment: Mr. Anthony Hylton
  • Councillor: Kevin Taylor
  • Mayor:

COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES

  1. High levels of unemployment and youth unemployment
  2. Poor Road Conditions
  3. Limited / no opportunities for training/employment
  4. Low skill levels
  5. Poor representation by elected political leaders

Number of Active Community Based Organizations: 11

Demographic Data
Estimated Population Size 4,320
Estimated Number of Households 980
Average Households Size 4.5
% Households headed by males 44.8
% Households headed w/o academic qualification 51.3
% Households headed by unemployed persons 38.5

Age sex distribution of population

Age Cohort Male Female Average
0-14 13.3 18.22 15.76
15 - 24 10.0 11.2 10.6
25 - 29 4.0 4.7 4.35
30 - 64 14.5 19.3 16.9
65+ 3.0 1.9 2.45
TOTAL 44.8 55.32 50.06

Social and physical ameneties

Housing

33.4% of houses were made from block and/or concrete 55% of houses were owned by occupants

Utilities

68.8% of residents received water from public source. 95.8% of residents used electricity for lighting

Communication

Telephone services were utilized by 85.3% of residents, 75% had mobile/cellular phones only

Sanitation

Garbage was picked up for 80.2% H/H. 1% buried garbage, while 32.3% burnt their garbage