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Imizamo Yethu

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  • 15,538

  • 6,010

  • 2,6%

  • 25,3%

  • 80,1%

  • 61,7%

Imizamo Yethu is a Xhosa phrase meaning 'our own efforts'. (GPS coordinates: 34.0285 S, 18.3613 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population15,538
Young (0-14)24,1%
Working Age (15-64)75,2%
Elderly (65+)0,6%
Dependency ratio32,9
Sex ratio121,5
Population density27227 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,2%
Higher education aged 20+2,6%
Matric aged 20+27,9%
Number of households6,010
Average household size2,4
Female headed households35,1%
Formal dwellings23,2%
Housing owned/paying off23,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage61,7%
Weekly refuse removal61,2%
Piped water inside dwelling25,3%
Electricity for lighting80,1%

Place names

City of Cape Town Municipality