How well do elderly people live in Chemnitz in Sachsen?

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

Why is Chemnitz actually suitable for elderly people? How is Chemnitz different from other regions?

vs. federal state Sachsen

People per km²
1,118 vs. 1,404
1,118 vs. 1,404
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
444m vs. 1.3km
444m vs. 1.3km
Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
372m vs. 1.5km
372m vs. 1.5km
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
1.9km vs. 2.5km
1.9km vs. 2.5km
Share of residents older than 65
26.5% vs. 23.7%
26.5% vs. 23.7%
Crime against life and limb per 100 inhabitants older than 65
0.9 vs. 1.1
0.9 vs. 1.1
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
244m vs. 863m
244m vs. 863m
Average linear distance to the next pharmacy
495m vs. 1.6km
495m vs. 1.6km
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
243m vs. 606m
243m vs. 606m
Average linear distance to the next dentist
593m vs. 1.7km
593m vs. 1.7km
The list above shows indicator values of Chemnitz compared to the respective average value in Sachsen.

vs. Germany

Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
372m vs. 5.9km
372m vs. 5.9km
Average linear distance to the next dentist
593m vs. 7.8km
593m vs. 7.8km
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
244m vs. 2.3km
244m vs. 2.3km
Average linear distance to the next pharmacy
495m vs. 5.9km
495m vs. 5.9km
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
243m vs. 2.1km
243m vs. 2.1km
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
444m vs. 3.9km
444m vs. 3.9km
Average number of inhabitants per doctor
2,289 vs. 3,654
2,289 vs. 3,654
Average number of inhabitants per shop
180.2 vs. 389
180.2 vs. 389
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
1.9km vs. 5.9km
1.9km vs. 5.9km
Share of households without children in the total number of households
77.8% vs. 62%
77.8% vs. 62%
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
575 vs. 654.4
575 vs. 654.4
Share of residents older than 65
26.5% vs. 21%
26.5% vs. 21%
People per km² older than 65 years
296.2 vs. 41.5
296.2 vs. 41.5
The list above shows indicator values of Chemnitz compared to the respective average value in Germany.

GEOfy Indicators

There are many reasons for choosing a new place to live: a new job, kids, a new college career or your retirement. The decision for a new home comes to most people sooner or later. No matter what your motivation is, the move must be well planned and the selection of the new residence well thought out.

GEOfy has developed a unique system of indicators that assesses every region in Germany in terms of the personal needs of individuals or the suitability of the region for certain groups of people, such as families, students or senior citizens.

The GEOfy indicator system

Chemnitz in Sachsen at

Top urban municipalities for elderly people in the state of Sachsen

Chemnitz is an urban municipality in the federal state of Sachsen. This location has circa 135,000 households in total, a size of circa two hundred and twenty-one square kilometers and round about 247,000 inhabitants. The mean household size in Chemnitz is 1.8 inhabitants, the mean age is about 45 years and about 1,118 persons live on each km². The location is senior-friendly and has in addition a high proportion of seniors. The area is inhabited by few kids. The next public pool is on average merely about 2 kilometers apart and in one of the 70 public pools you can relax and drift. The next local store is on average only 243 meters away, the next café is in the mean in a distance of 244 meters, this region offers with 575 inhabitants per gastronomic establishment an impeccable choice of the culinary kind and this location has with 180 residents per local store a very good compilation of shopping opportunities.
372 m Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
593 m Average linear distance to the next dentist
244 m Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant

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

Average number of inhabitants per dentist
6,181 vs. 5,815
6,181 vs. 5,815
Inhabitants older than 65 years per restaurants, bars, pubs, fast food, cafés etc. in this region
131.8 vs. 122.1
131.8 vs. 122.1
Average number of inhabitants per pharmacy
4,263 vs. 4,034
4,263 vs. 4,034
Average number of inhabitants per supermarket
1,902 vs. 1,867
1,902 vs. 1,867
The list above shows indicator values of Chemnitz compared to the respective average value in Germany.

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

Crime against life and limb per 100 inhabitants older than 65
0.9 vs. 0.7
0.9 vs. 0.7
People per km²
1,118 vs. 197.5
1,118 vs. 197.5
Share of vegetation, water and sport areas (excluding agricultural areas) in relation to the total area (excluding agricultural areas)
22.9% vs. 36.2%
22.9% vs. 36.2%
The list above shows indicator values of Chemnitz compared to the respective average value in Germany.

Common numbers about Chemnitz

Average age of the total population
45.1 vs. 44.2
45.1 vs. 44.2
Average number of inhabitants per household
1.8 vs. 2.3
1.8 vs. 2.3
People per km²
1,118 vs. 197.5
1,118 vs. 197.5
Share of green areas in the total area
51.7% vs. 68.8%
51.7% vs. 68.8%
Share of water areas in the total area
0.5% vs. 1.1%
0.5% vs. 1.1%
Total area
221.2km² vs. 32.4km²
221.2km² vs. 32.4km²
Total households
135,154 vs. 3,339
135,154 vs. 3,339
Total population
247,237 vs. 6,887
247,237 vs. 6,887
The list above shows indicator values of Chemnitz compared to the respective average value in Germany.

Urban municipalities in Sachsen

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