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  • 152,030

  • 39,575

  • 3%

  • 83,1%

  • 95,9%

  • 91,2%

Delft is possibly a reference to the town with the same name in the Netherlands. This township was established in 1989, with the intention of housing for both black and coloured families. (GPS coordinates: 33.9734 S, 18.6393 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 population152,030
Young (0-14)30,8%
Working Age (15-64)67,9%
Elderly (65+)1,3%
Dependency ratio47,3
Sex ratio96,4
Population density13715 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,2%
Higher education aged 20+3%
Matric aged 20+23,7%
Number of households39,575
Average household size3,8
Female headed households43,3%
Formal dwellings82,5%
Housing owned/paying off35,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage91,2%
Weekly refuse removal97,6%
Piped water inside dwelling83,1%
Electricity for lighting95,9%

Place names

City of Cape Town Municipality