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Quick Fact ......
  • 570

  • 145

  • 18,6%

  • 73,1%

  • 87,6%

  • 89%

Philadelphia as a name is of biblical origin, from Revelations 3:7-13. It means 'brotherly love'. (GPS coordinates: 33.6667 S, 18.5828 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 population570
Young (0-14)29,8%
Working Age (15-64)65,6%
Elderly (65+)4,6%
Dependency ratio52,4
Sex ratio93,5
Population density1325 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+3,3%
Higher education aged 20+18,6%
Matric aged 20+17,5%
Number of households145
Average household size3,7
Female headed households27,4%
Formal dwellings91%
Housing owned/paying off60,7%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage89%
Weekly refuse removal95,2%
Piped water inside dwelling73,1%
Electricity for lighting87,6%

Place names

City of Cape Town Municipality