How well do elderly people live in Hoyerswerda in the county of Bautzen?

Hoyerswerda is a city in the county of Bautzen. The region has about 15,000 households, 32,658 citizens and a territory of round about 95 square kilometers. Round about 2.1 citizens per household live in Hoyerswerda, circa 343 inhabitants live on each km² and the average age is approximately 51 years. The region is a living area for seniors, is relatively secure for seniors in nationwide comparison and has a high proportion of pensioners. Hoyerswerda has with 167 citizens per local store a first class spectrum of shopping opportunities, the next shop lies on average in a distance of only 254 meters, the next pub lies on average 429 meters apart and it has with 518 citizens per café, bar or restaurant a reasonable offer of the gastronomic kind. In one of the 45 public swimming pools you can relax, the city has besides many recreational areas and the next public pool is on average in a distance of 939 meters.
470 m Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
254 m Average linear distance to the nearest shop
753 m Average linear distance to the next dentist

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Hoyerswerda in the county of Bautzen at

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

Linear distance to general practitioner
Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
470m vs. 6.2km
470m vs. 6.2km
Linear distance to shop
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
254m vs. 2.1km
254m vs. 2.1km
Linear distance to dentist
Average linear distance to the next dentist
753m vs. 8.2km
753m vs. 8.2km
Dentist density
Average number of inhabitants per dentist
2,512 vs. 6,078
2,512 vs. 6,078
Linear distance to restaurant
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
429m vs. 2.3km
429m vs. 2.3km
Linear distance to public swimming
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
939m vs. 5.9km
939m vs. 5.9km
Doctor density
Average number of inhabitants per doctor
3,266 vs. 3,925
3,266 vs. 3,925
Shop density
Average number of inhabitants per shop
166.6 vs. 412.5
166.6 vs. 412.5
Linear distance to supermarket
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
823m vs. 3.9km
823m vs. 3.9km
Linear distance to pharmacy
Average linear distance to the next pharmacy
1.4km vs. 5.9km
1.4km vs. 5.9km
Restaurant density
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
518.4 vs. 655.8
518.4 vs. 655.8
Violent crime elderly people
Crime against life and limb per 100 inhabitants older than 65
0.4 vs. 0.7
0.4 vs. 0.7
Supermarket Density
Average number of inhabitants per supermarket
1,484 vs. 1,878
1,484 vs. 1,878
Residents older than 65
Share of people older than 65
34.2% vs. 21%
34.2% vs. 21%
Recreation & leisure areas
Share of vegetation, water and sport areas (excluding agricultural areas) in relation to the total area (excluding agricultural areas)
48.9% vs. 32.8%
48.9% vs. 32.8%
Population density older than 65
People per km² older than 65 years
117.4 vs. 41.5
117.4 vs. 41.5

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

Households without children
Share of households without children in the total number of households
64.6% vs. 62%
64.6% vs. 62%

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

Low population density
People per km²
342.7 vs. 197.6
342.7 vs. 197.6
Gastronomy for elderly people
Inhabitants older than 65 years per restaurants, bars, pubs, fast food, cafés etc. in this region
155.3 vs. 122.3
155.3 vs. 122.3
Pharmacy density
Average number of inhabitants per pharmacy
4,665 vs. 4,014
4,665 vs. 4,014

Common numbers about Hoyerswerda

Average age
Average age of the total population
50.7 vs. 44.2
50.7 vs. 44.2
Average household size
Average number of inhabitants per household
2.1 vs. 2.3
2.1 vs. 2.3
Population density
People per km²
342.7 vs. 197.6
342.7 vs. 197.6
Green areas
Share of green areas in the total area
77% vs. 65.7%
77% vs. 65.7%
Water areas
Share of water areas in the total area
4% vs. 1%
4% vs. 1%
Total area
Total area
95.3km² vs. 32.3km²
95.3km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
Total households
15,256 vs. 3,339
15,256 vs. 3,339
Total population
Total population
32,658 vs. 6,887
32,658 vs. 6,887
| Sources: Households: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Population: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Recreation: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Landuse: OpenStreetMap contributors | Living: OpenStreetMap contributors | Health: OpenStreetMap contributors | Public safety: PKS Bundeskriminalamt, 2019, Kreis - Falltabellen | Education: OpenStreetMap contributors |