Main Place


Quick Fact ......
  • 138,329

  • 62,882

  • 2,8%

  • 18,4%

  • 61,2%

  • 74,1%

Diepsloot is Afrikaans for 'deep ditch', 'deep furrow' or 'deep gully'. The township was established in 1995 and was a transit settlement for individuals who had been moved from Zevenfontein. Formal development started in 1999. (GPS coordinates: 25.9379 S, 28.0185 E).

Character(s) left.

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) monitors the quality of the information available on this website and updates the information regularly. However, neither Stats SA nor the Stats SA Website Department (StatsOnline) guarantees, or accepts legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of any material contained on this website or on any linked site.

Key Statistics 2011

Total population138,329
Young (0-14)22%
Working Age (15-64)77,4%
Elderly (65+)0,7%
Dependency ratio29,3
Sex ratio119,8
Population density11532 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,3%
Higher education aged 20+2,8%
Matric aged 20+30,7%
Number of households62,882
Average household size2,1
Female headed households28,6%
Formal dwellings34,5%
Housing owned/paying off21%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage74,1%
Weekly refuse removal91,6%
Piped water inside dwelling18,4%
Electricity for lighting61,2%

Place names

City of Johannesburg Municipality