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  • 200,603

  • 64,411

  • 3,9%

  • 26,7%

  • 84,5%

  • 75,3%

Philippi ia named after Dr Phillip Faure, who was the first Dutch Reformed minister of Wynberg. The town was established in 1878. (GPS coordinates: 34.0294 S, 18.5631 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 population200,603
Young (0-14)28,8%
Working Age (15-64)70%
Elderly (65+)1,3%
Dependency ratio42,9
Sex ratio101
Population density4182 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+3,1%
Higher education aged 20+3,9%
Matric aged 20+27,8%
Number of households64,411
Average household size3
Female headed households38,5%
Formal dwellings44,3%
Housing owned/paying off43,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage75,3%
Weekly refuse removal82,7%
Piped water inside dwelling26,7%
Electricity for lighting84,5%

Place names

City of Cape Town Municipality