How well do elderly people live in Schleswig in the county of Schleswig-Flensburg?

Schleswig is a city in the county of Schleswig-Flensburg. This city has an area of circa twenty square kilometers, a population of 25,276 inhabitants total and approximately eleven thousand households. Approximately 1,252 people gather per square kilometer, the mean age is circa 44 years and circa 2.3 citizens form an average household in Schleswig. This area is senior-friendly, has a high proportion of seniors and is rather secure for seniors in nationwide comparison. The region offers with 105 residents per shop a fabulous range of shopping opportunities, the mean distance to the nearest pub is with 359 meters extremely short, the distance to the next local store is with only 277 meters remarkably low and the area offers with 275 residents per café, bar or restaurant a good gastronomische range. The next public pool is on average in a distance of only circa 4 kilometers.
387 m Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
1,330 Average number of inhabitants per doctor
277 m Average linear distance to the nearest shop

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Schleswig in the county of Schleswig-Flensburg at

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

Linear distance to general practitioner
Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
387m vs. 6.2km
387m vs. 6.2km
Doctor density
Average number of inhabitants per doctor
1,330 vs. 3,925
1,330 vs. 3,925
Linear distance to shop
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
277m vs. 2.1km
277m vs. 2.1km
Shop density
Average number of inhabitants per shop
105.3 vs. 412.5
105.3 vs. 412.5
Linear distance to restaurant
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
359m vs. 2.3km
359m vs. 2.3km
Linear distance to supermarket
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
590m vs. 3.9km
590m vs. 3.9km
Linear distance to pharmacy
Average linear distance to the next pharmacy
836m vs. 5.9km
836m vs. 5.9km
Linear distance to dentist
Average linear distance to the next dentist
1.2km vs. 8.2km
1.2km vs. 8.2km
Dentist density
Average number of inhabitants per dentist
3,611 vs. 6,078
3,611 vs. 6,078
Gastronomy for elderly people
Inhabitants older than 65 years per restaurants, bars, pubs, fast food, cafés etc. in this region
58.2 vs. 122.3
58.2 vs. 122.3
Restaurant density
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
274.7 vs. 655.8
274.7 vs. 655.8
Pharmacy density
Average number of inhabitants per pharmacy
2,808 vs. 4,014
2,808 vs. 4,014
Supermarket Density
Average number of inhabitants per supermarket
1,404 vs. 1,878
1,404 vs. 1,878
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
Linear distance to public swimming
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
4.4km vs. 5.9km
4.4km vs. 5.9km
Residents older than 65
Share of people older than 65
23.7% vs. 21%
23.7% vs. 21%
Population density older than 65
People per km² older than 65 years
296.7 vs. 41.5
296.7 vs. 41.5

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

Households without children
Share of households without children in the total number of households
63.7% vs. 62%
63.7% vs. 62%

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

Low population density
People per km²
1,252 vs. 197.6
1,252 vs. 197.6
Recreation & leisure areas
Share of vegetation, water and sport areas (excluding agricultural areas) in relation to the total area (excluding agricultural areas)
20.9% vs. 32.8%
20.9% vs. 32.8%

Common numbers about Schleswig

Average age
Average age of the total population
44.4 vs. 44.2
44.4 vs. 44.2
Average household size
Average number of inhabitants per household
2.3 vs. 2.3
2.3 vs. 2.3
Population density
People per km²
1,252 vs. 197.6
1,252 vs. 197.6
Green areas
Share of green areas in the total area
40% vs. 65.7%
40% vs. 65.7%
Water areas
Share of water areas in the total area
3.2% vs. 1%
3.2% vs. 1%
Total area
Total area
20.2km² vs. 32.3km²
20.2km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
Total households
10,990 vs. 3,339
10,990 vs. 3,339
Total population
Total population
25,276 vs. 6,887
25,276 vs. 6,887
| Sources: Population: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Households: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Education: OpenStreetMap contributors | Landuse: OpenStreetMap contributors | Living: OpenStreetMap contributors | Health: OpenStreetMap contributors | Recreation: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Public safety: PKS Bundeskriminalamt, 2019, Kreis - Falltabellen |