How well do elderly people live in Großschönau in the county of Görlitz?

Großschönau is a community in the county of Görlitz. This community has a population of 5,465 inhabitants, a territory of twenty-four square kilometers and a number of 2,684 households. About 228 inhabitants gather per km², the mean age is about 50 years and approximately 2.0 citizens per household live in Großschönau. The community has a considerable number of recreational areas, this region offers 20 own public swimming pools and the next public indoor swimming pool lies on average merely five hundred and ten meters apart. This town offers with 127 inhabitants per shop exemplary supplies for daily needs, the next local store lies on average in a distance of just 299 meters, the town offers with 260 inhabitants per restaurant an excellent collection of gastronomic opportunities and the next restaurant lies on average in a distance of 894 meters. This community is a fairly secure region for retirees, is senior-friendly and is inhabited by a high number of seniors. The area is inhabited by few kids.
1,366 Average number of inhabitants per doctor
510 m Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
1,822 Average number of inhabitants per dentist

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Großschönau in the county of Görlitz at

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

Doctor density
Average number of inhabitants per doctor
1,366 vs. 3,925
1,366 vs. 3,925
Linear distance to public swimming
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
510m vs. 5.9km
510m vs. 5.9km
Dentist density
Average number of inhabitants per dentist
1,822 vs. 6,078
1,822 vs. 6,078
Linear distance to shop
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
299m vs. 2.1km
299m vs. 2.1km
Shop density
Average number of inhabitants per shop
127.1 vs. 412.5
127.1 vs. 412.5
Restaurant density
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
260.2 vs. 655.8
260.2 vs. 655.8
Pharmacy density
Average number of inhabitants per pharmacy
1,822 vs. 4,014
1,822 vs. 4,014
Gastronomy for elderly people
Inhabitants older than 65 years per restaurants, bars, pubs, fast food, cafés etc. in this region
76.2 vs. 122.3
76.2 vs. 122.3
Linear distance to general practitioner
Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
2km vs. 6.2km
2km vs. 6.2km
Linear distance to restaurant
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
894m vs. 2.3km
894m vs. 2.3km
Linear distance to supermarket
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
1.2km vs. 3.9km
1.2km vs. 3.9km
Linear distance to dentist
Average linear distance to the next dentist
2.4km vs. 8.2km
2.4km vs. 8.2km
Supermarket Density
Average number of inhabitants per supermarket
1,093 vs. 1,878
1,093 vs. 1,878
Linear distance to pharmacy
Average linear distance to the next pharmacy
2.3km vs. 5.9km
2.3km vs. 5.9km
Violent crime elderly people
Crime against life and limb per 100 inhabitants older than 65
0.6 vs. 0.7
0.6 vs. 0.7
Households without children
Share of households without children in the total number of households
69% vs. 62%
69% vs. 62%
Residents older than 65
Share of residents older than 65
32.1% vs. 21%
32.1% vs. 21%
Recreation & leisure areas
Share of vegetation, water and sport areas (excluding agricultural areas) in relation to the total area (excluding agricultural areas)
36.4% vs. 32.8%
36.4% vs. 32.8%
Population density older than 65
People per km² older than 65 years
73.1 vs. 41.5
73.1 vs. 41.5

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

Low population density
People per km²
227.8 vs. 197.6
227.8 vs. 197.6

Common numbers about Großschönau

Average age
Average age of the total population
49.6 vs. 44.2
49.6 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
227.8 vs. 197.6
227.8 vs. 197.6
Green areas
Share of green areas in the total area
65% vs. 65.7%
65% vs. 65.7%
Water areas
Share of water areas in the total area
0.3% vs. 1%
0.3% vs. 1%
Total area
Total area
24km² vs. 32.3km²
24km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
Total households
2,684 vs. 3,339
2,684 vs. 3,339
Total population
Total population
5,465 vs. 6,887
5,465 vs. 6,887
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