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Quick Fact
  • 15,524

  • 4,521

  • 11,8%

  • 80,7%

  • 96,8%

  • 87,3%

Bredasdorp is named after Michiel van Breda (1775-1847), the first mayor (or chairperson) of Cape Town. (GPS coordinates: 34.5299 S, 20.0465 E).

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  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population15,524
Young (0-14)23,3%
Working Age (15-64)69,6%
Elderly (65+)7,1%
Dependency ratio43,7
Sex ratio95,2
Population density617 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+3,2%
Higher education aged 20+11,8%
Matric aged 20+25,4%
Number of households4,521
Average household size3,3
Female headed households34,9%
Formal dwellings79,1%
Housing owned/paying off70%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage87,3%
Weekly refuse removal96,5%
Piped water inside dwelling80,7%
Electricity for lighting96,8%

Place names

Cape Agulhas Municipality