Main Place

Napier

Quick Fact
  • 4,214

  • 1,337

  • 11,7%

  • 91,2%

  • 99%

  • 68,2%

Napier was named in 1840 after Sir George Thomas Napier, Governor of the Cape Colony from 1837 to 1844. (GPS coordinates: 34.473 S, 19.8935 E).

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

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Key Statistics 2011

Characteristics
Total population4,214
Young (0-14)24,2%
Working Age (15-64)64,2%
Elderly (65+)11,6%
Dependency ratio55,7
Sex ratio91
Population density183 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,7%
Higher education aged 20+11,7%
Matric aged 20+23%
Number of households1,337
Average household size3
Female headed households42,1%
Formal dwellings92,7%
Housing owned/paying off75,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage68,2%
Weekly refuse removal83,2%
Piped water inside dwelling91,2%
Electricity for lighting99%

Place names

Cape Agulhas Municipality