How well do elderly people live in Jena in Thüringen?

Jena is an urban municipality in the federal state of Thüringen. The city has a total count of 60,667 households, a population of 111,407 residents and a total area of round about 115 square kilometers. 1.8 persons form an average household in Jena, the mean age is about 41 years and about 970 persons gather per km². It offers a considerable number of recreational areas, the average distance to the nearest public pool is with just 1.3 kilometers remarkably low and this city offers 14 own public swimming pools. The next local store lies in the mean in a distance of just 127 meters, the next bar is in the mean merely 116 meters apart, it has with 531 citizens per gastronomic establishment an impeccable bandwidth of guest houses and this area offers with 204 residents per local store exemplary supplies for daily needs. The location is well suited for seniors. This location has a high proportion of households without children.
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

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.

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Jena in Thüringen at

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

Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
116m vs. 2.3km
116m vs. 2.3km
Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
306m vs. 6.2km
306m vs. 6.2km
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
127m vs. 2.1km
127m vs. 2.1km
Average linear distance to the next pharmacy
339m vs. 5.9km
339m vs. 5.9km
Average linear distance to the next dentist
554m vs. 8.2km
554m vs. 8.2km
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
435m vs. 3.9km
435m vs. 3.9km
Average number of inhabitants per doctor
2,653 vs. 3,925
2,653 vs. 3,925
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
1.3km vs. 5.9km
1.3km vs. 5.9km
Average number of inhabitants per shop
204.4 vs. 412.5
204.4 vs. 412.5
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
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
530.5 vs. 655.8
530.5 vs. 655.8
Share of households without children in the total number of households
76.9% vs. 62%
76.9% vs. 62%
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%
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?

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

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

Average number of inhabitants per supermarket
2,142 vs. 1,878
2,142 vs. 1,878
People per km²
970.2 vs. 197.6
970.2 vs. 197.6
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 of the total population
41.1 vs. 44.2
41.1 vs. 44.2
Average number of inhabitants per household
1.8 vs. 2.3
1.8 vs. 2.3
People per km²
970.2 vs. 197.6
970.2 vs. 197.6
Share of green areas in the total area
74.7% vs. 65.7%
74.7% vs. 65.7%
Share of water areas in the total area
0.3% vs. 1%
0.3% vs. 1%
Total area
114.8km² vs. 32.3km²
114.8km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
60,667 vs. 3,339
60,667 vs. 3,339
Total population
111,407 vs. 6,887
111,407 vs. 6,887

Urban municipalities in Thüringen

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