• Development Area: Savanna-La-Mar
  • Constituency: Central Westmoreland
  • Districts: 11

Community Borders:

  • North: Goodens River and Chantilly
  • West: Dalling St. Communities (12 St., New Market Oval, Seaton Cresent, Harmony town/Pentecost, Gratto/Shalin
  • South: Caribbean Sea
  • East: Russia

Community Representation:

  • Member of Parlaiment: Mr. Roger Clarke
  • Councillor: Mr. Devon Thomas and Milton Miles
  • Mayor:

COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES

Number of Active Community Based Organizations: 17

Demographic Data
Estimated Population Size 2804
Estimated Number of Households 701
Average Households Size 4
% Households headed by males 49
% Households headed w/o academic qualification 40
% Households headed by unemployed persons 30

Age sex distribution of population

Age Cohort Male Female Average
0-14 18.6 20.0 19.3
15 - 24 8.4 9.5 8.95
25 - 29 2.8 4.7 3.75
30 - 64 15.5 17.6 16.55
65+ 1.0 1.9 1.45
TOTAL 46.3 53.7 50

Social and physical ameneties

Housing

60% of houses were made from boards and 38% were constructed from block. 70% of respondents owned the houses in which they lived.

Utilities

The main source of water supply was public water piped into dwellings.

Communication

Garbage was picked up for 100% of the households. 98% of households used the water closet linked to sewer toilet facilities.

Sanitation