Main Place

Prince Albert

Quick Fact
  • 7,054

  • 1,882

  • 6,7%

  • 76,6%

  • 96,2%

  • 82,7%

Prince Albert is named after the Prince Consort. It was established on the farm Kweekvallei on the foot of the Swartberg, and a village management board was constituted in 1881 (GPS coordinates: 33.2363 S, 22.0478 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 population7,054
Young (0-14)29,8%
Working Age (15-64)63,1%
Elderly (65+)7,1%
Dependency ratio58,5
Sex ratio93,4
Population density187 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+8,1%
Higher education aged 20+6,7%
Matric aged 20+20,3%
Number of households1,882
Average household size3,7
Female headed households49,1%
Formal dwellings94,6%
Housing owned/paying off71,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage82,7%
Weekly refuse removal98,7%
Piped water inside dwelling76,6%
Electricity for lighting96,2%

Place names

Prince Albert Municipality