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  • 77,121

  • 16,034

  • 4,9%

  • 85,5%

  • 94,8%

  • 87,8%

Matroosfontein as a name means 'sailors fountain' in Afrikaans. (GPS coordinates: 33.965 S, 18.5977 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population77,121
Young (0-14)27,8%
Working Age (15-64)67%
Elderly (65+)5,2%
Dependency ratio49,4
Sex ratio93,1
Population density3032 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,2%
Higher education aged 20+4,9%
Matric aged 20+20,9%
Number of households16,034
Average household size4,6
Female headed households45,7%
Formal dwellings79,2%
Housing owned/paying off54,3%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage87,8%
Weekly refuse removal99,3%
Piped water inside dwelling85,5%
Electricity for lighting94,8%

Place names

City of Cape Town Municipality