Main Place

Cato Ridge

Quick Fact ......
  • 3,874

  • 1,201

  • 13,4%

  • 76,9%

  • 95,4%

  • 82,5%

Cato Ridge was named after George C. Cato, the first mayor of Durban. (GPS coordinates: 29.7169 S, 30.6242 E).

Character(s) left.
  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population3,874
Young (0-14)30,7%
Working Age (15-64)66,9%
Elderly (65+)2,4%
Dependency ratio49,5
Sex ratio94,5
Population density192 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,6%
Higher education aged 20+13,4%
Matric aged 20+32,1%
Number of households1,201
Average household size3,1
Female headed households41,3%
Formal dwellings80,5%
Housing owned/paying off31,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage82,5%
Weekly refuse removal90%
Piped water inside dwelling76,9%
Electricity for lighting95,4%

Place names

Ethekwini Municipality