How well do elderly people live in Altenburg in the county of Altenburger Land?

Altenburg is a city in the county of Altenburger Land. Altenburg has a total population of 32,000 citizens, a number of 16,060 households total and an area of about 46 square kilometers. The average age is approximately 48 years, the average household size in Altenburg is 2.0 inhabitants and approximately 695 persons gather per square kilometer. The next public pool is in the mean merely 1.5 kilometers away and the area has 4 own public indoor swimming pools. The next bar is on average in a distance of merely 135 meters, this region has with 123 inhabitants per local store excellent supplies for daily needs, the location offers with 465 residents per café, bar or restaurant a flawless choice of the culinary kind and the mean distance to the next local store is with only sixty meters very small. This region is secure for elderly people in nationwide comparison, is a living area for retirees and is inhabited by many retirees. Altenburg has a high proportion of households without kids.
60 m Average linear distance to the nearest shop
135 m Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
448 m Average linear distance to the next pharmacy

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Altenburg in the county of Altenburger Land at

In what way is Altenburg better for elderly people than the average?

Linear distance to shop
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
60m vs. 2.1km
60m vs. 2.1km
Linear distance to restaurant
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
135m vs. 2.3km
135m vs. 2.3km
Linear distance to pharmacy
Average linear distance to the next pharmacy
448m vs. 5.9km
448m vs. 5.9km
Linear distance to general practitioner
Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
700m vs. 6.2km
700m vs. 6.2km
Linear distance to supermarket
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
523m vs. 3.9km
523m vs. 3.9km
Shop density
Average number of inhabitants per shop
122.9 vs. 412.5
122.9 vs. 412.5
Doctor density
Average number of inhabitants per doctor
2,916 vs. 3,925
2,916 vs. 3,925
Linear distance to dentist
Average linear distance to the next dentist
1.4km vs. 8.2km
1.4km vs. 8.2km
Linear distance to public swimming
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
1.5km vs. 5.9km
1.5km vs. 5.9km
Violent crime elderly people
Crime against life and limb per 100 inhabitants older than 65
0.3 vs. 0.7
0.3 vs. 0.7
Pharmacy density
Average number of inhabitants per pharmacy
2,673 vs. 4,014
2,673 vs. 4,014
Restaurant density
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
464.8 vs. 655.8
464.8 vs. 655.8
Households without children
Share of households without children in the total number of households
72.6% vs. 62%
72.6% vs. 62%
Residents older than 65
Share of residents older than 65
31% vs. 21%
31% vs. 21%
Population density older than 65
People per km² older than 65 years
215.4 vs. 41.5
215.4 vs. 41.5

In what way is Altenburg in the average for elderly people?

Dentist density
Average number of inhabitants per dentist
6,415 vs. 6,078
6,415 vs. 6,078
Gastronomy for elderly people
Inhabitants older than 65 years per restaurants, bars, pubs, fast food, cafés etc. in this region
132.5 vs. 122.3
132.5 vs. 122.3

In what way is Altenburg worse for elderly people than the average?

Low population density
People per km²
695.5 vs. 197.6
695.5 vs. 197.6
Supermarket Density
Average number of inhabitants per supermarket
2,138 vs. 1,878
2,138 vs. 1,878
Recreation & leisure areas
Share of vegetation, water and sport areas (excluding agricultural areas) in relation to the total area (excluding agricultural areas)
29.5% vs. 32.8%
29.5% vs. 32.8%

Common numbers about Altenburg

Average age
Average age of the total population
48.5 vs. 44.2
48.5 vs. 44.2
Average household size
Average number of inhabitants per household
2 vs. 2.3
2 vs. 2.3
Population density
People per km²
695.5 vs. 197.6
695.5 vs. 197.6
Green areas
Share of green areas in the total area
70.6% vs. 65.7%
70.6% vs. 65.7%
Water areas
Share of water areas in the total area
0.5% vs. 1%
0.5% vs. 1%
Total area
Total area
46.1km² vs. 32.3km²
46.1km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
Total households
16,060 vs. 3,339
16,060 vs. 3,339
Total population
Total population
32,074 vs. 6,887
32,074 vs. 6,887
| Sources: Population: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Households: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Public safety: PKS Bundeskriminalamt, 2019, Kreis - Falltabellen | Landuse: OpenStreetMap contributors | Health: OpenStreetMap contributors | Living: OpenStreetMap contributors | Recreation: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Education: OpenStreetMap contributors |