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Demographics[edit

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Population density in the Western Cape
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1 3 /km²
3 10 /km²
10 30 /km²
30 100 /km²
100 300 /km²
300 1000 /km²
1000 3000 /km²
>3000 /km²
Dominant home languages in the Western Cape
Afrikaans
English
Xhosa
Tswana
No language dominant
The 2011 Census recorded the population of the Western Cape as 5,822,734 people
living in 1,634,000 households.[1]:8, 63 As the province covers an area of 129,4
62 square kilometres (49,986 sq mi),[1]:9 the population density was 45.0 inhabi
tants per square kilometre (117/sq mi) and the household density 12.6 per square
kilometre (33/sq mi).
49% of the people of the Western Cape described themselves as "Coloured", while
33% described themselves as "Black African", 17% as "White", and 1% as "Indian o
r Asian".[1]:21 Afrikaans is the plurality language, spoken as the first languag
e of 50% of the province's population. IsiXhosa is the first language of 25% of
the population, while English is the first language of 20%.[1]:25
Roughly 16% (894,289 people) of the Western Cape's population in 2011 were born
in the Eastern Cape, 3% (167,524) in Gauteng and 1% (61,945) in KwaZulu-Natal. P
eople born outside of South Africa amounted to 4% of the province's population o
r 260,952 people.[25]
Age distribution in the province is spread out, with 25.1% under the age of 15,
18.3% from 15 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who are
65 years of age or older.[1]:28 The median age is 28 years.[26]:20 For every 100
women there are 96 men.[26]:18
2.7% of residents aged 20 and over have received no schooling, 10.7% have had on
ly some primary, 5.6% have completed primary school but gone no further, 38% hav
e had some secondary education without finishing Grade 12, 28% have finished Gra
de 12 but gone no further, and 14% have higher education beyond the secondary le
vel. Overall, 43% of residents have completed high school.[1]:49
90% of households in the province have a flush toilet[1]:84 and 90% have refuse
removed by the local council at least once a week.[1]:96 75% of households have
piped tap water inside the dwelling, while a further 13% have piped water on the
ir property; 11% receive piped water at a community tap, while 1% have no access
to piped water.[1]:77 One in seven people live in an informal dwelling.[25]
86.9% of households use electricity for cooking,[1]:84 and 93% use it for lighti
ng.[1]:93 89% of households have a cellphone and 31% have a landline telephone,
while 86% own a television, 81% own a refrigerator, and 34% own a computer.[1]:9
9 44% of households have access to the Internet.[1]:101
The average annual household income was R143,460, the second-highest in the coun
try after Gauteng.[26]:37 As of September 2012, 69% of the population aged 15 64 a

63 As the province covers an area of 129.986 sq mi).re economically active. The province also boasts three internationally acclaimed universities. namely th e University of Cape Town. IsiXhosa is the first language of 25% of .[27] Around 2 million people in the Western Cap e labour market (those aged 16 to 64) are employed.[23] the highest in t he country.8% (2005).733 are unemployed with an additional 122. 2012. 49% of the people of the Western Cape described themselves as "Coloured". while 33% described themselves as "Black African". 552. Universities Stellenbosch University University of Cape Town University of the Western Cape Cape Peninsula University of Technology Other Educational Institutions South African Military Academy References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Census 2011: Census in brief ( PDF). 1.753 who are discourag ed work seekers who want to work but have given up looking for it.000 households.[25] Education[edit] The University of Cape Town The Western Cape province has the most highly educated residents with a very ski lled workforce in comparison to any other African region.[1]:9 the population density was 45. 52% of the wor king-age population are employed. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa. and of these 25% are unemployed. spoken as the first languag e of 50% of the province's population. Overall. ISBN 9780621413885.[1]:21 Afrikaans is the plurality language.4 62 square kilometres (49.634. higher than any other province.3 million are not economic ally active. Stellenbosch University and the University of the Wes tern Cape.[1]:8.[28] The high school gr aduation rate is consistently around 80%. 17% as "White".Demographics[e dit] Population density in the Western Cape <1 /km² 1 3 /km² 3 10 /km² 10 30 /km² 30 100 /km² 100 300 /km² 300 1000 /km² 1000 3000 /km² >3000 /km² Dominant home languages in the Western Cape Afrikaans English Xhosa Tswana No language dominant The 2011 Census recorded the population of the Western Cape as 5. and 1% as "Indian o r Asian". The pr oportion of adults with a degree or higher was 4.822.6 per square kilometre (33/sq mi).0 inhabi tants per square kilometre (117/sq mi) and the household density 12.734 people living in 1.

namely th e University of Cape Town.[25] 86. and 34% own a computer.9% who are 65 years of age or older.0% from 45 to 64. 18. 69% of the population aged 15 64 a re economically active.7% from 25 to 44. 1. while a further 13% have piped water on the ir property.289 people) of the Western Cape's population in 2011 were born in the Eastern Cape. while 1% have no access to piped water. The province also boasts three internationally acclaimed universities. while 86% own a television.the population. 52% of the wor king-age population are employed.[27] Around 2 million people in the Western Cap e labour market (those aged 16 to 64) are employed.[1]:28 The median age is 28 years. 10. Overall. 38% hav e had some secondary education without finishing Grade 12. 18.945) in KwaZulu-Natal.[26]:20 For every 100 women there are 96 men.6% have completed primary school but gone no further.[26]:37 As of September 2012. 43% of residents have completed high school.3 million are not economic ally active.[25] Age distribution in the province is spread out. with 25.7% have had on ly some primary. 28% have finished Gra de 12 but gone no further. P eople born outside of South Africa amounted to 4% of the province's population o r 260.7% of residents aged 20 and over have received no schooling. 5. 552. higher than any other province.9% of households use electricity for cooking.[23] the highest in t he country. 3% (167. 32. and 14% have higher education beyond the secondary le vel. Universities Stellenbosch University University of Cape Town University of the Western Cape Cape Peninsula University of Technology Other Educational Institutions South African Military Academy References[edit] .[1]:96 75% of households have piped tap water inside the dwelling.460.[1]:84 and 93% use it for lighti ng.[1]:101 The average annual household income was R143.733 are unemployed with an additional 122.952 people. 11% receive piped water at a community tap. the second-highest in the coun try after Gauteng.[1]:25 Roughly 16% (894. while English is the first language of 20%.[1]:93 89% of households have a cellphone and 31% have a landline telephone.[28] The high school gr aduation rate is consistently around 80%. Overall.[1]:49 90% of households in the province have a flush toilet[1]:84 and 90% have refuse removed by the local council at least once a week.[26]:18 2.3% from 15 to 24.[1]:77 One in seven people live in an informal dwelling. 81% own a refrigerator.[1]:9 9 44% of households have access to the Internet. The pr oportion of adults with a degree or higher was 4.1% under the age of 15.753 who are discourag ed work seekers who want to work but have given up looking for it.524) in Gauteng and 1% (61.[25] Education[edit] The University of Cape Town The Western Cape province has the most highly educated residents with a very ski lled workforce in comparison to any other African region. and of these 25% are unemployed.8% (2005). and 5. Stellenbosch University and the University of the Wes tern Cape.

[1]:49 90% of households in the province have a flush toilet[1]:84 and 90% have refuse removed by the local council at least once a week.[1]:9 9 44% of households have access to the Internet.[25] Age distribution in the province is spread out.289 people) of the Western Cape's population in 2011 were born in the Eastern Cape.Demographics[e dit] Population density in the Western Cape <1 /km² 1 3 /km² 3 10 /km² 10 30 /km² 30 100 /km² 100 300 /km² 300 1000 /km² 1000 3000 /km² >3000 /km² Dominant home languages in the Western Cape Afrikaans English Xhosa Tswana No language dominant The 2011 Census recorded the population of the Western Cape as 5.[1]:9 the population density was 45. 81% own a refrigerator.1% under the age of 15.[1]:21 Afrikaans is the plurality language.9% of households use electricity for cooking.0% from 45 to 64. ISBN 9780621413885. 18.7% have had on ly some primary.^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Census 2011: Census in brief ( PDF). 11% receive piped water at a community tap. 32.[26]:20 For every 100 women there are 96 men. while 86% own a television. P eople born outside of South Africa amounted to 4% of the province's population o r 260. 2012.0 inhabi tants per square kilometre (117/sq mi) and the household density 12. 10.[26]:18 2.[1]:101 . spoken as the first languag e of 50% of the province's population. and 5. 63 As the province covers an area of 129.6% have completed primary school but gone no further. and 34% own a computer. 43% of residents have completed high school. 5.634.[1]:96 75% of households have piped tap water inside the dwelling.7% of residents aged 20 and over have received no schooling.524) in Gauteng and 1% (61.[1]:77 One in seven people live in an informal dwelling.[25] 86. 18. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa. and 1% as "Indian o r Asian".986 sq mi).000 households.7% from 25 to 44.3% from 15 to 24.6 per square kilometre (33/sq mi). 49% of the people of the Western Cape described themselves as "Coloured".[1]:84 and 93% use it for lighti ng. with 25.4 62 square kilometres (49.952 people. 38% hav e had some secondary education without finishing Grade 12. and 14% have higher education beyond the secondary le vel. while a further 13% have piped water on the ir property. IsiXhosa is the first language of 25% of the population. Overall. while English is the first language of 20%.734 people living in 1. 28% have finished Gra de 12 but gone no further. while 1% have no access to piped water.945) in KwaZulu-Natal. while 33% described themselves as "Black African". 17% as "White". 3% (167.[1]:8.[1]:28 The median age is 28 years.9% who are 65 years of age or older.[1]:25 Roughly 16% (894.822.[1]:93 89% of households have a cellphone and 31% have a landline telephone.

the second-highest in the coun try after Gauteng. 69% of the population aged 15 64 a re economically active.753 who are discourag ed work seekers who want to work but have given up looking for it.734 people living in 1.733 are unemployed with an additional 122.4 62 square kilometres (49. 2012. 52% of the wor king-age population are employed. 63 As the province covers an area of 129. ISBN 9780621413885.[23] the highest in t he country.[28] The high school gr aduation rate is consistently around 80%.[26]:37 As of September 2012.3 million are not economic ally active.634. and 1% as "Indian o .0 inhabi tants per square kilometre (117/sq mi) and the household density 12.Demographics[e dit] Population density in the Western Cape <1 /km² 1 3 /km² 3 10 /km² 10 30 /km² 30 100 /km² 100 300 /km² 300 1000 /km² 1000 3000 /km² >3000 /km² Dominant home languages in the Western Cape Afrikaans English Xhosa Tswana No language dominant The 2011 Census recorded the population of the Western Cape as 5. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa. 552. The province also boasts three internationally acclaimed universities. Stellenbosch University and the University of the Wes tern Cape. and of these 25% are unemployed. Overall.822.000 households.986 sq mi).The average annual household income was R143.6 per square kilometre (33/sq mi).8% (2005). namely th e University of Cape Town. while 33% described themselves as "Black African".[25] Education[edit] The University of Cape Town The Western Cape province has the most highly educated residents with a very ski lled workforce in comparison to any other African region. higher than any other province. The pr oportion of adults with a degree or higher was 4.460.[27] Around 2 million people in the Western Cap e labour market (those aged 16 to 64) are employed. 17% as "White". 49% of the people of the Western Cape described themselves as "Coloured".[1]:9 the population density was 45. Universities Stellenbosch University University of Cape Town University of the Western Cape Cape Peninsula University of Technology Other Educational Institutions South African Military Academy References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Census 2011: Census in brief ( PDF). 1.[1]:8.

[25] Age distribution in the province is spread out.9% who are 65 years of age or older. 1. 18. 552.952 people. with 25.6% have completed primary school but gone no further. Universities Stellenbosch University University of Cape Town University of the Western Cape Cape Peninsula University of Technology Other Educational Institutions South African Military Academy References[edit] . while 1% have no access to piped water.[1]:9 9 44% of households have access to the Internet. and 14% have higher education beyond the secondary le vel.[1]:96 75% of households have piped tap water inside the dwelling.[26]:18 2.524) in Gauteng and 1% (61. 69% of the population aged 15 64 a re economically active.r Asian".[1]:21 Afrikaans is the plurality language. The province also boasts three internationally acclaimed universities. and 34% own a computer. namely th e University of Cape Town.3 million are not economic ally active. the second-highest in the coun try after Gauteng. The pr oportion of adults with a degree or higher was 4. 43% of residents have completed high school.0% from 45 to 64.[25] Education[edit] The University of Cape Town The Western Cape province has the most highly educated residents with a very ski lled workforce in comparison to any other African region.460.289 people) of the Western Cape's population in 2011 were born in the Eastern Cape. and 5. 10. IsiXhosa is the first language of 25% of the population. Stellenbosch University and the University of the Wes tern Cape. 5.[25] 86.[28] The high school gr aduation rate is consistently around 80%.[27] Around 2 million people in the Western Cap e labour market (those aged 16 to 64) are employed.[1]:93 89% of households have a cellphone and 31% have a landline telephone. 18.[1]:28 The median age is 28 years. 32.[1]:25 Roughly 16% (894. while English is the first language of 20%. and of these 25% are unemployed. 38% hav e had some secondary education without finishing Grade 12. higher than any other province.733 are unemployed with an additional 122. spoken as the first languag e of 50% of the province's population.[1]:101 The average annual household income was R143. 52% of the wor king-age population are employed.[23] the highest in t he country.8% (2005). Overall. 11% receive piped water at a community tap.[1]:84 and 93% use it for lighti ng.7% have had on ly some primary.1% under the age of 15.753 who are discourag ed work seekers who want to work but have given up looking for it. 81% own a refrigerator. Overall.9% of households use electricity for cooking.7% from 25 to 44. while a further 13% have piped water on the ir property.[26]:20 For every 100 women there are 96 men.[1]:77 One in seven people live in an informal dwelling.3% from 15 to 24.[1]:49 90% of households in the province have a flush toilet[1]:84 and 90% have refuse removed by the local council at least once a week. while 86% own a television.7% of residents aged 20 and over have received no schooling. 3% (167.[26]:37 As of September 2012.945) in KwaZulu-Natal. 28% have finished Gra de 12 but gone no further. P eople born outside of South Africa amounted to 4% of the province's population o r 260.

2012. P eople born outside of South Africa amounted to 4% of the province's population o r 260. and 1% as "Indian o r Asian". while 33% described themselves as "Black African".Demographics[e dit] Population density in the Western Cape <1 /km² 1 3 /km² 3 10 /km² 10 30 /km² 30 100 /km² 100 300 /km² 300 1000 /km² 1000 3000 /km² >3000 /km² Dominant home languages in the Western Cape Afrikaans English Xhosa Tswana No language dominant The 2011 Census recorded the population of the Western Cape as 5. 17% as "White".822. while 1% have no access to piped water. 18. 10. 5.[1]:8.[1]:96 75% of households have piped tap water inside the dwelling.9% who are 65 years of age or older. 18. 38% hav e had some secondary education without finishing Grade 12.3% from 15 to 24. 11% receive piped water at a community tap.289 people) of the Western Cape's population in 2011 were born in the Eastern Cape.0 inhabi tants per square kilometre (117/sq mi) and the household density 12.4 62 square kilometres (49.[26]:18 2.7% from 25 to 44.[1]:21 Afrikaans is the plurality language.7% have had on ly some primary. Overall. 3% (167.1% under the age of 15.0% from 45 to 64.6 per square kilometre (33/sq mi). while a further 13% have piped water on the ir property.[1]:28 The median age is 28 years. 32.945) in KwaZulu-Natal.[1]:84 and 93% use it for lighti ng. and 5. 49% of the people of the Western Cape described themselves as "Coloured".[1]:9 the population density was 45.[25] Age distribution in the province is spread out.6% have completed primary school but gone no further.[25] 86. 28% have finished Gra de 12 but gone no further.[1]:49 90% of households in the province have a flush toilet[1]:84 and 90% have refuse removed by the local council at least once a week. 43% of residents have completed high school.7% of residents aged 20 and over have received no schooling.634. 81% own a refrigerator.[1]:25 Roughly 16% (894. while 86% own a television.524) in Gauteng and 1% (61. while English is the first language of 20%. ISBN 9780621413885.^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Census 2011: Census in brief ( PDF).952 people. spoken as the first languag e of 50% of the province's population. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa. and 14% have higher education beyond the secondary le vel.000 households.[1]:9 .[1]:77 One in seven people live in an informal dwelling.734 people living in 1.9% of households use electricity for cooking. IsiXhosa is the first language of 25% of the population. and 34% own a computer. with 25. 63 As the province covers an area of 129.[1]:93 89% of households have a cellphone and 31% have a landline telephone.[26]:20 For every 100 women there are 96 men.986 sq mi).

000 households. 63 As the province covers an area of 129. 2012. The province also boasts three internationally acclaimed universities.6 per square kilometre (33/sq mi). ISBN 9780621413885.3 million are not economic ally active.460. and of these 25% are unemployed. The pr oportion of adults with a degree or higher was 4. 1.[25] Education[edit] The University of Cape Town The Western Cape province has the most highly educated residents with a very ski lled workforce in comparison to any other African region.Demographics[e dit] Population density in the Western Cape <1 /km² 1 3 /km² 3 10 /km² 10 30 /km² 30 100 /km² 100 300 /km² 300 1000 /km² 1000 3000 /km² >3000 /km² Dominant home languages in the Western Cape Afrikaans English Xhosa Tswana No language dominant The 2011 Census recorded the population of the Western Cape as 5.[23] the highest in t he country.986 sq mi). Pretoria: Statistics South Africa. Overall.[26]:37 As of September 2012. 552.734 people living in 1.8% (2005).733 are unemployed with an additional 122.[27] Around 2 million people in the Western Cap e labour market (those aged 16 to 64) are employed.[1]:8.[1]:101 The average annual household income was R143. 52% of the wor king-age population are employed.9 44% of households have access to the Internet. higher than any other province. namely th e University of Cape Town.634.[28] The high school gr aduation rate is consistently around 80%. Stellenbosch University and the University of the Wes tern Cape. 69% of the population aged 15 64 a re economically active. .0 inhabi tants per square kilometre (117/sq mi) and the household density 12.753 who are discourag ed work seekers who want to work but have given up looking for it.[1]:9 the population density was 45. the second-highest in the coun try after Gauteng. Universities Stellenbosch University University of Cape Town University of the Western Cape Cape Peninsula University of Technology Other Educational Institutions South African Military Academy References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Census 2011: Census in brief ( PDF).4 62 square kilometres (49.822.

0 inhabi tants per square kilometre (117/sq mi) and the household density 12. 10.6% have completed primary school but gone no further. 3% (167.945) in KwaZulu-Natal. with 25. while a further 13% have piped water on the ir property.0% from 45 to 64.[1]:21 Afrikaans is the plurality language. 32.289 people) of the Western Cape's population in 2011 were born in the Eastern Cape. 17% as "White".734 people living in 1.945) in KwaZulu-Natal. while 33% described themselves as "Black African". 17% as "White". 11% receive piped water at a community tap. while 1% have no access to piped water.7% of residents aged 20 and over have received no schooling.524) in Gauteng and 1% (61.[1]:77 One in seven people live in an informal dwelling.49% of the people of the Western Cape described themselves as "Coloured". 49% of the people of the Western Cape described themselves as "Coloured".[1]:8. 18. while English is the first language of 20%. IsiXhosa is the first language of 25% of the population.[1]:21 Afrikaans is the plurality language.634.[1]:25 Roughly 16% (894.6 per square kilometre (33/sq mi).[1]:96 75% of households have piped tap water inside the dwelling. 5. 3% (167.7% from 25 to 44.4 62 square kilometres (49.524) in Gauteng and 1% (61.[1]:25 Roughly 16% (894. and 5.7% have had on ly some primary. and 1% as "Indian o r Asian".3% from 15 to 24.[26]:20 For every 100 women there are 96 men.[1]:28 The median age is 28 years. spoken as the first languag e of 50% of the province's population. 43% of residents have completed high school.9% who are 65 years of age or older.[1]:9 the population density was 45. and 1% as "Indian o r Asian".986 sq mi).[1]:49 90% of households in the province have a flush toilet[1]:84 and 90% have refuse removed by the local council at least once a week. 28% have finished Gra de 12 but gone no further. and 14% have higher education beyond the secondary le vel.[25] Age distribution in the province is spread out. P eople born outside of South Africa amounted to 4% of the province's population o r 260.1% under the age of 15.822.289 people) of the Western Cape's population in 2011 were born in the Eastern Cape. 63 As the province covers an area of 129.[26]:18 2.[25] Demographics[edit] Population density in the Western Cape <1 /km² 1 3 /km² 3 10 /km² 10 30 /km² 30 100 /km² 100 300 /km² 300 1000 /km² 1000 3000 /km² >3000 /km² Dominant home languages in the Western Cape Afrikaans English Xhosa Tswana No language dominant The 2011 Census recorded the population of the Western Cape as 5.952 people. while English is the first language of 20%. while 33% described themselves as "Black African". 38% hav e had some secondary education without finishing Grade 12.000 households. P . 18. spoken as the first languag e of 50% of the province's population. IsiXhosa is the first language of 25% of the population. Overall.

8% (2005).[1]:77 One in seven people live in an informal dwelling.[25] Age distribution in the province is spread out. The pr oportion of adults with a degree or higher was 4.733 are unemployed with an additional 122.[1]:9 9 44% of households have access to the Internet.7% from 25 to 44.[1]:28 The median age is 28 years. 52% of the wor king-age population are employed. with 25.6% have completed primary school but gone no further.[27] Around 2 million people in the Western Cap e labour market (those aged 16 to 64) are employed. and 14% have higher education beyond the secondary le vel. and 5. Stellenbosch University and the University of the Wes tern Cape. and 34% own a computer.3 million are not economic ally active. 18.0% from 45 to 64.[1]:49 90% of households in the province have a flush toilet[1]:84 and 90% have refuse removed by the local council at least once a week. Overall.[25] Education[edit] The University of Cape Town The Western Cape province has the most highly educated residents with a very ski lled workforce in comparison to any other African region.[25] 86.eople born outside of South Africa amounted to 4% of the province's population o r 260.9% who are 65 years of age or older. 11% receive piped water at a community tap. Overall. 69% of the population aged 15 64 a re economically active.952 people. The province also boasts three internationally acclaimed universities. higher than any other province. 5. 552. 43% of residents have completed high school. 1.460. while 86% own a television. namely th e University of Cape Town. while a further 13% have piped water on the ir property.753 who are discourag ed work seekers who want to work but have given up looking for it.7% of residents aged 20 and over have received no schooling.9% of households use electricity for cooking. while 1% have no access to piped water.[1]:101 The average annual household income was R143.7% have had on ly some primary. the second-highest in the coun try after Gauteng.[26]:18 2.Demographics[e dit] . 81% own a refrigerator.[26]:20 For every 100 women there are 96 men. 32. ISBN 9780621413885. 38% hav e had some secondary education without finishing Grade 12.[1]:93 89% of households have a cellphone and 31% have a landline telephone.1% under the age of 15.[28] The high school gr aduation rate is consistently around 80%. and of these 25% are unemployed. 18.[26]:37 As of September 2012. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa. 28% have finished Gra de 12 but gone no further.[23] the highest in t he country. 2012.[1]:96 75% of households have piped tap water inside the dwelling.3% from 15 to 24. Universities Stellenbosch University University of Cape Town University of the Western Cape Cape Peninsula University of Technology Other Educational Institutions South African Military Academy References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Census 2011: Census in brief ( PDF). 10.[1]:84 and 93% use it for lighti ng.

986 sq mi).[1]:96 75% of households have piped tap water inside the dwelling.[1]:25 Roughly 16% (894.[1]:49 90% of households in the province have a flush toilet[1]:84 and 90% have refuse removed by the local council at least once a week.945) in KwaZulu-Natal. while 86% own a television.0% from 45 to 64. and 5.7% from 25 to 44.[1]:9 9 44% of households have access to the Internet. and 34% own a computer.Population density in the Western Cape <1 /km² 1 3 /km² 3 10 /km² 10 30 /km² 30 100 /km² 100 300 /km² 300 1000 /km² 1000 3000 /km² >3000 /km² Dominant home languages in the Western Cape Afrikaans English Xhosa Tswana No language dominant The 2011 Census recorded the population of the Western Cape as 5.[1]:84 and 93% use it for lighti ng.[1]:8.524) in Gauteng and 1% (61. 69% of the population aged 15 64 a re economically active. 28% have finished Gra de 12 but gone no further.[25] Age distribution in the province is spread out.[1]:77 One in seven people live in an informal dwelling.460. Overall. while 1% have no access to piped water.734 people living in 1.6% have completed primary school but gone no further. 17% as "White". 52% of the wor king-age population are employed. 32. P eople born outside of South Africa amounted to 4% of the province's population o r 260. and of these 25% are unemployed. 38% hav e had some secondary education without finishing Grade 12.7% of residents aged 20 and over have received no schooling.3% from 15 to 24.952 people. while a further 13% have piped water on the ir property.[26]:20 For every 100 women there are 96 men. 81% own a refrigerator.634. Overall. 63 As the province covers an area of 129. 43% of residents have completed high school.[27] Around 2 million people in the Western Cap .289 people) of the Western Cape's population in 2011 were born in the Eastern Cape.[26]:18 2. IsiXhosa is the first language of 25% of the population. while 33% described themselves as "Black African".6 per square kilometre (33/sq mi).[1]:101 The average annual household income was R143.[1]:28 The median age is 28 years. 49% of the people of the Western Cape described themselves as "Coloured".9% of households use electricity for cooking. and 14% have higher education beyond the secondary le vel.[1]:93 89% of households have a cellphone and 31% have a landline telephone. while English is the first language of 20%.[26]:37 As of September 2012. 18.822. 10.[1]:9 the population density was 45.9% who are 65 years of age or older.7% have had on ly some primary. spoken as the first languag e of 50% of the province's population.000 households.0 inhabi tants per square kilometre (117/sq mi) and the household density 12. the second-highest in the coun try after Gauteng. 18. 3% (167. 11% receive piped water at a community tap. 5. and 1% as "Indian o r Asian".1% under the age of 15. with 25.4 62 square kilometres (49.[25] 86.[1]:21 Afrikaans is the plurality language.

1.3 million are not economic ally active. namely th e University of Cape Town.8% (2005). IsiXhosa is the first language of 25% of the population. 17% as "White". 2012. spoken as the first languag e of 50% of the province's population. 552. while English is the first language of 20%. Stellenbosch University and the University of the Wes tern Cape.[1]:8.[1]:21 Afrikaans is the plurality language. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa. The pr oportion of adults with a degree or higher was 4.000 households. Universities Stellenbosch University University of Cape Town University of the Western Cape Cape Peninsula University of Technology Other Educational Institutions South African Military Academy References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Census 2011: Census in brief ( PDF).[25] Education[edit] The University of Cape Town The Western Cape province has the most highly educated residents with a very ski lled workforce in comparison to any other African region.733 are unemployed with an additional 122. ISBN 9780621413885.986 sq mi).634.6 per square kilometre (33/sq mi).753 who are discourag ed work seekers who want to work but have given up looking for it.0 inhabi tants per square kilometre (117/sq mi) and the household density 12. and 1% as "Indian o r Asian". 63 As the province covers an area of 129. The province also boasts three internationally acclaimed universities.822.[23] the highest in t he country.734 people living in 1.e labour market (those aged 16 to 64) are employed.Demographics[e dit] Population density in the Western Cape <1 /km² 1 3 /km² 3 10 /km² 10 30 /km² 30 100 /km² 100 300 /km² 300 1000 /km² 1000 3000 /km² >3000 /km² Dominant home languages in the Western Cape Afrikaans English Xhosa Tswana No language dominant The 2011 Census recorded the population of the Western Cape as 5. 49% of the people of the Western Cape described themselves as "Coloured".[28] The high school gr aduation rate is consistently around 80%.[1]:25 .4 62 square kilometres (49.[1]:9 the population density was 45. higher than any other province. while 33% described themselves as "Black African".

69% of the population aged 15 64 a re economically active.Demographics[e .[1]:28 The median age is 28 years.Roughly 16% (894. 10. 1. 18. Universities Stellenbosch University University of Cape Town University of the Western Cape Cape Peninsula University of Technology Other Educational Institutions South African Military Academy References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Census 2011: Census in brief ( PDF). and 5.9% of households use electricity for cooking.[1]:77 One in seven people live in an informal dwelling.7% have had on ly some primary.7% of residents aged 20 and over have received no schooling.[26]:20 For every 100 women there are 96 men. The province also boasts three internationally acclaimed universities. 2012. the second-highest in the coun try after Gauteng. while 1% have no access to piped water.[23] the highest in t he country. while 86% own a television. 43% of residents have completed high school.289 people) of the Western Cape's population in 2011 were born in the Eastern Cape. P eople born outside of South Africa amounted to 4% of the province's population o r 260. The pr oportion of adults with a degree or higher was 4.8% (2005). Overall. 552.[26]:18 2. namely th e University of Cape Town. 32.733 are unemployed with an additional 122.7% from 25 to 44.6% have completed primary school but gone no further.[25] Education[edit] The University of Cape Town The Western Cape province has the most highly educated residents with a very ski lled workforce in comparison to any other African region. and 34% own a computer. 81% own a refrigerator.[25] Age distribution in the province is spread out.[26]:37 As of September 2012.952 people.524) in Gauteng and 1% (61.[27] Around 2 million people in the Western Cap e labour market (those aged 16 to 64) are employed. Overall. 5. 11% receive piped water at a community tap.1% under the age of 15.3% from 15 to 24. higher than any other province.[28] The high school gr aduation rate is consistently around 80%.945) in KwaZulu-Natal. with 25. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa.9% who are 65 years of age or older. Stellenbosch University and the University of the Wes tern Cape. while a further 13% have piped water on the ir property.753 who are discourag ed work seekers who want to work but have given up looking for it.[25] 86.[1]:84 and 93% use it for lighti ng.0% from 45 to 64. ISBN 9780621413885.[1]:9 9 44% of households have access to the Internet.[1]:93 89% of households have a cellphone and 31% have a landline telephone. 28% have finished Gra de 12 but gone no further. and of these 25% are unemployed. 3% (167. 18.3 million are not economic ally active. and 14% have higher education beyond the secondary le vel. 38% hav e had some secondary education without finishing Grade 12.[1]:101 The average annual household income was R143.[1]:96 75% of households have piped tap water inside the dwelling.[1]:49 90% of households in the province have a flush toilet[1]:84 and 90% have refuse removed by the local council at least once a week.460. 52% of the wor king-age population are employed.

P eople born outside of South Africa amounted to 4% of the province's population o r 260. 38% hav e had some secondary education without finishing Grade 12. 69% of the population aged 15 64 a .7% have had on ly some primary.dit] Population density in the Western Cape <1 /km² 1 3 /km² 3 10 /km² 10 30 /km² 30 100 /km² 100 300 /km² 300 1000 /km² 1000 3000 /km² >3000 /km² Dominant home languages in the Western Cape Afrikaans English Xhosa Tswana No language dominant The 2011 Census recorded the population of the Western Cape as 5. 5. 28% have finished Gra de 12 but gone no further. and 5.524) in Gauteng and 1% (61.000 households.0% from 45 to 64.[1]:9 the population density was 45.3% from 15 to 24.9% who are 65 years of age or older.289 people) of the Western Cape's population in 2011 were born in the Eastern Cape.[1]:93 89% of households have a cellphone and 31% have a landline telephone.7% from 25 to 44.986 sq mi). 43% of residents have completed high school. 32.0 inhabi tants per square kilometre (117/sq mi) and the household density 12.945) in KwaZulu-Natal. 63 As the province covers an area of 129.460.[26]:20 For every 100 women there are 96 men.[1]:28 The median age is 28 years.634. and 34% own a computer. 18.[1]:84 and 93% use it for lighti ng. 18.6 per square kilometre (33/sq mi).[26]:37 As of September 2012.[1]:9 9 44% of households have access to the Internet. while English is the first language of 20%.[1]:96 75% of households have piped tap water inside the dwelling. 10. 3% (167.[25] Age distribution in the province is spread out.4 62 square kilometres (49.9% of households use electricity for cooking.7% of residents aged 20 and over have received no schooling.952 people. 49% of the people of the Western Cape described themselves as "Coloured". while 33% described themselves as "Black African". and 1% as "Indian o r Asian". 11% receive piped water at a community tap. while 86% own a television. spoken as the first languag e of 50% of the province's population.[1]:25 Roughly 16% (894. while a further 13% have piped water on the ir property. Overall.[26]:18 2. IsiXhosa is the first language of 25% of the population.734 people living in 1.[25] 86.[1]:8. with 25.[1]:21 Afrikaans is the plurality language.1% under the age of 15. the second-highest in the coun try after Gauteng.6% have completed primary school but gone no further. while 1% have no access to piped water.[1]:49 90% of households in the province have a flush toilet[1]:84 and 90% have refuse removed by the local council at least once a week. and 14% have higher education beyond the secondary le vel.[1]:77 One in seven people live in an informal dwelling. 81% own a refrigerator.822. 17% as "White".[1]:101 The average annual household income was R143.

4 62 square kilometres (49. Universities Stellenbosch University University of Cape Town University of the Western Cape Cape Peninsula University of Technology Other Educational Institutions South African Military Academy References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Census 2011: Census in brief ( PDF).[1]:8.[25] Education[edit] The University of Cape Town The Western Cape province has the most highly educated residents with a very ski lled workforce in comparison to any other African region.Demographics[e dit] Population density in the Western Cape <1 /km² 1 3 /km² 3 10 /km² 10 30 /km² 30 100 /km² 100 300 /km² 300 1000 /km² 1000 3000 /km² >3000 /km² Dominant home languages in the Western Cape Afrikaans English Xhosa Tswana No language dominant The 2011 Census recorded the population of the Western Cape as 5.8% (2005).822. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa.[23] the highest in t he country.re economically active.733 are unemployed with an additional 122. 17% as "White". spoken as the first languag e of 50% of the province's population. 52% of the wor king-age population are employed.[1]:21 Afrikaans is the plurality language. while 33% described themselves as "Black African". Overall.[1]:9 the population density was 45. and of these 25% are unemployed.000 households. 63 As the province covers an area of 129. The pr oportion of adults with a degree or higher was 4.753 who are discourag ed work seekers who want to work but have given up looking for it. 49% of the people of the Western Cape described themselves as "Coloured". 1. Stellenbosch University and the University of the Wes tern Cape.986 sq mi). ISBN 9780621413885.0 inhabi tants per square kilometre (117/sq mi) and the household density 12. 552.[28] The high school gr aduation rate is consistently around 80%. and 1% as "Indian o r Asian".6 per square kilometre (33/sq mi). higher than any other province. 2012. namely th e University of Cape Town.634.[27] Around 2 million people in the Western Cap e labour market (those aged 16 to 64) are employed.3 million are not economic ally active. IsiXhosa is the first language of 25% of . The province also boasts three internationally acclaimed universities.734 people living in 1.

and of these 25% are unemployed.[1]:93 89% of households have a cellphone and 31% have a landline telephone.[1]:96 75% of households have piped tap water inside the dwelling.753 who are discourag ed work seekers who want to work but have given up looking for it.289 people) of the Western Cape's population in 2011 were born in the Eastern Cape.460.[1]:28 The median age is 28 years. 28% have finished Gra de 12 but gone no further.[28] The high school gr aduation rate is consistently around 80%.7% from 25 to 44. 69% of the population aged 15 64 a re economically active. 52% of the wor king-age population are employed.[23] the highest in t he country.7% have had on ly some primary.[26]:37 As of September 2012. while 86% own a television.9% of households use electricity for cooking. Overall. and 34% own a computer.[25] Education[edit] The University of Cape Town The Western Cape province has the most highly educated residents with a very ski lled workforce in comparison to any other African region. P eople born outside of South Africa amounted to 4% of the province's population o r 260.[27] Around 2 million people in the Western Cap e labour market (those aged 16 to 64) are employed.7% of residents aged 20 and over have received no schooling. 1.[25] Age distribution in the province is spread out.1% under the age of 15. with 25. and 14% have higher education beyond the secondary le vel.[25] 86. while a further 13% have piped water on the ir property.8% (2005). 18.3 million are not economic ally active. The province also boasts three internationally acclaimed universities.3% from 15 to 24.[1]:84 and 93% use it for lighti ng.0% from 45 to 64.952 people.9% who are 65 years of age or older. the second-highest in the coun try after Gauteng. The pr oportion of adults with a degree or higher was 4.524) in Gauteng and 1% (61. 32. 10. Stellenbosch University and the University of the Wes tern Cape. higher than any other province. 81% own a refrigerator. 11% receive piped water at a community tap.[26]:20 For every 100 women there are 96 men.945) in KwaZulu-Natal. Universities Stellenbosch University University of Cape Town University of the Western Cape Cape Peninsula University of Technology Other Educational Institutions South African Military Academy References[edit] . namely th e University of Cape Town.[1]:49 90% of households in the province have a flush toilet[1]:84 and 90% have refuse removed by the local council at least once a week.6% have completed primary school but gone no further. Overall.[1]:9 9 44% of households have access to the Internet.[1]:25 Roughly 16% (894.[1]:77 One in seven people live in an informal dwelling.[26]:18 2. 552. while English is the first language of 20%.[1]:101 The average annual household income was R143. 5. 18. while 1% have no access to piped water. 38% hav e had some secondary education without finishing Grade 12. and 5.733 are unemployed with an additional 122. 43% of residents have completed high school.the population. 3% (167.

0 inhabi tants per square kilometre (117/sq mi) and the household density 12.[1]:9 9 44% of households have access to the Internet. 11% receive piped water at a community tap.4 62 square kilometres (49.9% who are 65 years of age or older.7% have had on ly some primary.[1]:8.6% have completed primary school but gone no further. 18.734 people living in 1. 17% as "White".1% under the age of 15.[1]:25 Roughly 16% (894.[26]:20 For every 100 women there are 96 men.[1]:28 The median age is 28 years.634.[1]:49 90% of households in the province have a flush toilet[1]:84 and 90% have refuse removed by the local council at least once a week.7% from 25 to 44. 81% own a refrigerator.[1]:96 75% of households have piped tap water inside the dwelling.822. 18. 2012.[1]:93 89% of households have a cellphone and 31% have a landline telephone. 5. 3% (167.Demographics[e dit] Population density in the Western Cape <1 /km² 1 3 /km² 3 10 /km² 10 30 /km² 30 100 /km² 100 300 /km² 300 1000 /km² 1000 3000 /km² >3000 /km² Dominant home languages in the Western Cape Afrikaans English Xhosa Tswana No language dominant The 2011 Census recorded the population of the Western Cape as 5. while 1% have no access to piped water. ISBN 9780621413885. P eople born outside of South Africa amounted to 4% of the province's population o r 260.[25] 86. and 34% own a computer. IsiXhosa is the first language of 25% of the population. Overall.7% of residents aged 20 and over have received no schooling.952 people. 32. and 1% as "Indian o r Asian".[1]:9 the population density was 45. while English is the first language of 20%.[26]:18 2.000 households.[25] Age distribution in the province is spread out. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa.289 people) of the Western Cape's population in 2011 were born in the Eastern Cape. with 25.0% from 45 to 64.3% from 15 to 24.^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Census 2011: Census in brief ( PDF). 38% hav e had some secondary education without finishing Grade 12. 49% of the people of the Western Cape described themselves as "Coloured". spoken as the first languag e of 50% of the province's population.524) in Gauteng and 1% (61. 43% of residents have completed high school. 63 As the province covers an area of 129. while a further 13% have piped water on the ir property. while 86% own a television. and 5.986 sq mi). 10. 28% have finished Gra de 12 but gone no further.[1]:84 and 93% use it for lighti ng. while 33% described themselves as "Black African".[1]:21 Afrikaans is the plurality language.9% of households use electricity for cooking.6 per square kilometre (33/sq mi).945) in KwaZulu-Natal.[1]:77 One in seven people live in an informal dwelling.[1]:101 . and 14% have higher education beyond the secondary le vel.

552. 1. Overall. 86. and of these 25% are unemployed. Universities Stellenbosch University University of Cape Town University of the Western Cape Cape Peninsula University of Technology Other Educational Institutions South African Military Academy References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Census 2011: Census in brief ( PDF).[23] the highest in t he country. namely th e University of Cape Town.[28] The high school gr aduation rate is consistently around 80%. 52% of the wor king-age population are employed.[25] Education[edit] The University of Cape Town The Western Cape province has the most highly educated residents with a very ski lled workforce in comparison to any other African region. the second-highest in the coun try after Gauteng. Stellenbosch University and the University of the Wes tern Cape. higher than any other province.[26]:37 As of September 2012. higher than any other province. The province also boasts three internationally acclaimed universities.[1]:101 The average annual household income was R143. while 86% own a television. and of these 25% are unemployed.753 who are discourag ed work seekers who want to work but have given up looking for it.3 million are not economic ally active.[1]:93 89% of households have a cellphone and 31% have a landline telephone.[23] the highest in t he country. The pr oportion of adults with a degree or higher was 4. 81% own a refrigerator.The average annual household income was R143.[27] Around 2 million people in the Western Cap e labour market (those aged 16 to 64) are employed. 552. 69% of the population aged 15 64 a re economically active.[27] Around 2 million people in the Western Cap e labour market (those aged 16 to 64) are employed.[1]:9 9 44% of households have access to the Internet. ISBN 9780621413885. the second-highest in the coun try after Gauteng. The pr oportion of adults with a degree or higher was 4.3 million are not economic ally active.[1]:84 and 93% use it for lighti ng. 52% of the wor king-age population are employed. The province also boasts three internationally acclaimed universities. and 34% own a computer.[26]:37 As of September 2012.8% (2005). 1.9% of households use electricity for cooking.[25] Education[edit] The University of Cape Town The Western Cape province has the most highly educated residents with a very ski lled workforce in comparison to any other African region. namely th e University of Cape Town.460.733 are unemployed with an additional 122. Universities . 2012.733 are unemployed with an additional 122. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa.753 who are discourag ed work seekers who want to work but have given up looking for it. Stellenbosch University and the University of the Wes tern Cape.8% (2005).460. 69% of the population aged 15 64 a re economically active. Overall.[28] The high school gr aduation rate is consistently around 80%.

. ISBN 9780621413885. 2012.Stellenbosch University University of Cape Town University of the Western Cape Cape Peninsula University of Technology Other Educational Institutions South African Military Academy References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Census 2011: Census in brief ( PDF). Pretoria: Statistics South Africa.

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