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

Altenburg is a city in the county of Altenburger Land. The city has thirty-twotausend inhabitants, a ground area of about forty-six square kilometers and approximately sixteen thousand households. About 695 people live on each square kilometer, the average age is round about 48 years and about 2.0 citizens form an average household in Altenburg. This city has besides 4 own public swimming pools and the next public pool lies on average in a distance of only 1.5 kilometers. The mean distance to the next pub is with just 135 meters very low, the mean distance to the next store is with only sixty meters remarkably minuscule, this city has with 123 citizens per store excellent supplies for daily needs and this location has with 465 citizens per café, bar or restaurant an impeccable collection of guest houses. This location is senior-friendly, is inhabited by a high number of retirees and is a rather secure area for elderly people. This area has a high proportion of households without children.
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?

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

Average number of inhabitants per dentist
6,415 vs. 6,078
6,415 vs. 6,078
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?

People per km²
695.5 vs. 197.6
695.5 vs. 197.6
Average number of inhabitants per supermarket
2,138 vs. 1,878
2,138 vs. 1,878
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 of the total population
48.5 vs. 44.2
48.5 vs. 44.2
Average number of inhabitants per household
2 vs. 2.3
2 vs. 2.3
People per km²
695.5 vs. 197.6
695.5 vs. 197.6
Share of green areas in the total area
70.6% vs. 65.7%
70.6% vs. 65.7%
Share of water areas in the total area
0.5% vs. 1%
0.5% vs. 1%
Total area
46.1km² vs. 32.3km²
46.1km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
16,060 vs. 3,339
16,060 vs. 3,339
Total population
32,074 vs. 6,887
32,074 vs. 6,887
| Sources: Population: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Households: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Public safety: PKS Bundeskriminalamt, 2019, Kreis - Falltabellen | Landuse: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Health: OpenStreetMap contributors | Living: OpenStreetMap contributors | Recreation: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Education: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors |