How well do elderly people live in Jena in Thüringen?

Jena is an urban municipality in the federal state of Thüringen. Jena has a land area of round about 115 km², a total population of 111,407 citizens and 60,667 households. The average age is round about 41 years, 970 citizens live on each km² and circa 1.8 inhabitants per household live in Jena. Jena has many recreational areas, the next public indoor swimming pool is on average in a distance of only round about 1 kilometers and the location offers 14 own public swimming pools. The location has with 531 inhabitants per restaurant a reasonable kulinarische infrastructure, the next bar lies in the mean in a distance of only 116 meters, this area offers with 204 inhabitants per store a first class spectrum of shopping facilities and the next store is in the mean merely 127 meters away. The location is well suited for seniors. Jena has a high proportion of households without kids.
116 m Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
306 m Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
127 m Average linear distance to the nearest shop

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Jena in Thüringen at

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

Linear distance to restaurant
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
116m vs. 2.3km
116m vs. 2.3km
Linear distance to general practitioner
Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
306m vs. 6.2km
306m vs. 6.2km
Linear distance to shop
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
127m vs. 2.1km
127m vs. 2.1km
Linear distance to pharmacy
Average linear distance to the next pharmacy
339m vs. 5.9km
339m vs. 5.9km
Linear distance to dentist
Average linear distance to the next dentist
554m vs. 8.2km
554m vs. 8.2km
Linear distance to supermarket
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
435m vs. 3.9km
435m vs. 3.9km
Doctor density
Average number of inhabitants per doctor
2,653 vs. 3,925
2,653 vs. 3,925
Linear distance to public swimming
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
1.3km vs. 5.9km
1.3km vs. 5.9km
Shop density
Average number of inhabitants per shop
204.4 vs. 412.5
204.4 vs. 412.5
Gastronomy for elderly people
Inhabitants older than 65 years per restaurants, bars, pubs, fast food, cafés etc. in this region
89.2 vs. 122.3
89.2 vs. 122.3
Restaurant density
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
530.5 vs. 655.8
530.5 vs. 655.8
Households without children
Share of households without children in the total number of households
76.9% vs. 62%
76.9% vs. 62%
Recreation & leisure areas
Share of vegetation, water and sport areas (excluding agricultural areas) in relation to the total area (excluding agricultural areas)
47.1% vs. 32.8%
47.1% vs. 32.8%
Population density older than 65
People per km² older than 65 years
197.3 vs. 41.5
197.3 vs. 41.5

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

Dentist density
Average number of inhabitants per dentist
6,189 vs. 6,078
6,189 vs. 6,078
Pharmacy density
Average number of inhabitants per pharmacy
3,714 vs. 4,014
3,714 vs. 4,014
Residents older than 65
Share of people older than 65
20.3% vs. 21%
20.3% vs. 21%

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

Supermarket Density
Average number of inhabitants per supermarket
2,142 vs. 1,878
2,142 vs. 1,878
Low population density
People per km²
970.2 vs. 197.6
970.2 vs. 197.6
Violent crime elderly people
Crime against life and limb per 100 inhabitants older than 65
1 vs. 0.7
1 vs. 0.7

Common numbers about Jena

Average age
Average age of the total population
41.1 vs. 44.2
41.1 vs. 44.2
Average household size
Average number of inhabitants per household
1.8 vs. 2.3
1.8 vs. 2.3
Population density
People per km²
970.2 vs. 197.6
970.2 vs. 197.6
Green areas
Share of green areas in the total area
74.7% vs. 65.7%
74.7% 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
114.8km² vs. 32.3km²
114.8km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
Total households
60,667 vs. 3,339
60,667 vs. 3,339
Total population
Total population
111,407 vs. 6,887
111,407 vs. 6,887

Urban municipalities in Thüringen

| Sources: Population: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Landuse: OpenStreetMap contributors | Recreation: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Living: OpenStreetMap contributors | Public safety: PKS Bundeskriminalamt, 2019, Kreis - Falltabellen | Households: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Education: OpenStreetMap contributors | Health: OpenStreetMap contributors |