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  • 50,285

  • 15,456

  • 23,1%

  • 98,5%

  • 99,4%

  • 99,1%

Goodwood was established in 1905 and named after the race course in England with the hope that it would also be a successful racing centre. However, after a single horse race the project was abandoned. (GPS coordinates: 33.9067 S, 18.5424 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 population50,285
Young (0-14)19,2%
Working Age (15-64)72,1%
Elderly (65+)8,7%
Dependency ratio38,7
Sex ratio95,1
Population density2803 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0,5%
Higher education aged 20+23,1%
Matric aged 20+41,6%
Number of households15,456
Average household size3,1
Female headed households34,1%
Formal dwellings98,9%
Housing owned/paying off56,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage99,1%
Weekly refuse removal96,7%
Piped water inside dwelling98,5%
Electricity for lighting99,4%

Place names

City of Cape Town Municipality