Quick Facts About Amherstburg

  • Amherstburg is a municipality in Essex County, Ontario
  • Population: 21,936
  • Land area: 185.61 km square km
  • http://www.amherstburg.ca/
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100 People

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51are
men

49are
women

19Are under 15

64Are working Age

17Are Age 65+

Education Levels

16Less Than
Highschool

28Highschool

25University

31College/
Trade

85Have Internet
Access

52Go Online
Everyday

173kAverage
Home Price

Education Levels

76Only
English

.5Only
French

20Only
Other

6Can't
Speak English
or French

Mother Tounge

18Speak
German

5Speak
Spanish

4Speak
Portuguese

4Speak
Arabic

Education Levels

73.5Follow Christianity

1.3Follow Islam

Seniors (Amherstburg Data)

3,150 Age 65+

820 Age 80+

1,110 23% of all seniors
live alone

  • 35% have Less than High School
  • 25.6% have High School
  • 23% have a College/Trade
  • 13% have a University Certificate

Between 2006 and 2011

The number of people 85+ grew 29%
The number of seniors grew 14%

Dependency Ratio

  • 1971: For every 100 working-age people, there were 15 seniors
  • 2006: For every 100 working-age people, there were 21 seniors
  • 2056: For every 100 working-age people, there will be 50 seniors

Health

.7 people in
long term care

4 people receive
home care

64Consider Their Health To Be Good

  • 27 Have Limited Activity
  • 19 Are Quite Stressed
  • 11 Have Fair/ Poor Health
  • 11 Are Experiencing Pain

Disability (ON and CAN Data)

54% of disabled persons
are female

46% of disabled persons
are male

  • 16%of ages 25-64 with disabilities have university degree

  • 31%of ages 25-64 without disabilities have a university degree

  • 47%of ages 15-65 with disabilities are employed

  • 74%of ages 15-65 without disabilities are employed

  • 1,800 or 1 in 10 adults have a disability

  • 1,050 or ~33% seniors have a disability

76% of persons with disabilities reported taking a prescription medication at least once a week.

49% of persons with disabilities reciece assistance with household chores. Family members were the most commonly reported source of help.

8 out of 10people with disabilities use aids and assistive devices

15.4% of adult canadians reported being limited in their daily activities

25% of these are very severe

75% have more than one disability

Prevelance of disability increases with age

33% of seniors
age 65+

43% of seniors
age 75+

Average age at onset is early 40's

Quality of Life

92% of us are satisfied with life

72% of us feel a sense of belonging to our community

Seniors (Amherstburg Data)

4,725 Age 65+

1,565 Age 80+

1,110 23% of all seniors
live alone

  • 35% have Less than High School
  • 25.6% have High School
  • 23% have a College/Trade
  • 13% have a University Certificate

Between 2006 and 2011

The number of people 85+ grew 29%
The number of seniors grew 14%

Dependency Ratio

  • 1971: For every 100 working-age people, there were 15 seniors
  • 2006: For every 100 working-age people, there were 21 seniors
  • 2056: For every 100 working-age people, there will be 50 seniors

Health

.7 people in
long term care

64 Consider Their Health To Be Good

4 people receive
home care

1/10

Adults Have a disability

1/3

Seniors Have a disability

Disability (ON and CAN Data)

54% of disabled persons
are female

46% of disabled persons
are male

8 out of 10people with disabilities use aids and assistive devices

  • 16% of ages 25-64 with disabilities have a university degree

  • 31% of ages 25-64 without disabilities have a university degree

  • 47% of ages 15-65 with disabilities are employed

  • 74% of ages 15-65 without disabilities are employed

  • 1 in 10 adults have a disability

  • 1 in 3 seniors have a disability

76% of persons with disabilities reported taking a prescription medication at least once a week.

76% of persons with disabilities reported taking a prescription medication at least once a week.

15.4% of adult canadians reported being limited in their daily activities

25% of these are very severe

75% have more than one disability

Prevelance of disability increases with age

33% of seniors
age 65+

43% of seniors
age 75+

Average age at onset is early 40's

Quality of Life

92% of us are satisfied with life

72% of us feel a sense of belonging to our community