• Development Area: Maggotty
  • Constituency: St. Elizabeth North West
  • Districts: 4

Community Borders:

  • North: Maggotty
  • West: Ginger Hill
  • South: Middle Quarters
  • East: Carisbrook

Community Representation:

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

COMMUNITY PRIORITY ISSUES

  1. High Levels of adult unemployment
  2. low skill level
  3. Poor representation
  4. Poor roads
  5. Limited Access to Required Amenities & Services

Number of Active Community Based Organizations: 5

Demographic Data
Estimated Population Size 593
Estimated Number of Households 152
Average Households Size 3.9
% Households headed by males 51
% Households headed w/o academic qualification 77
% Households headed by unemployed persons 51

Age sex distribution of population

Age Cohort Male Female Average
0-14 33.8 30.3 32.05
15 - 24 18.0 13.5 15.75
25 - 29 27.7 36.9 32.3
30 - 64 7.5 3.2 5.35
65+ 13.0 16.1 14.55
TOTAL 100 100 100

Social and physical ameneties

Housing

69.8% of houses are owned by residents, while 9.5% rented their dwellings and 20.6% lived for free

Utilities

Approximately 11% of residents receive water from public sources 76% of residents use electricity for lighting

Communication

Telephone services utilized by all households with 100% using cellular phones

Sanitation

Garbage is not picked up by trucks in White Hill Pit latrines are used by 48% of residents.