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  • 56,114

  • 14,687

  • 12,7%

  • 71,9%

  • 98,1%

  • 84,1%

Blackheath is located in City of Cape Town, within the province of Western Cape. (GPS coordinates: 33.9569 S, 18.6802 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population56,114
Young (0-14)29,4%
Working Age (15-64)68,7%
Elderly (65+)1,9%
Dependency ratio45,5
Sex ratio100,3
Population density3646 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,7%
Higher education aged 20+12,7%
Matric aged 20+26,3%
Number of households14,687
Average household size3,6
Female headed households34,2%
Formal dwellings73,2%
Housing owned/paying off57,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage84,1%
Weekly refuse removal97%
Piped water inside dwelling71,9%
Electricity for lighting98,1%

Place names

City of Cape Town Municipality