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Quick Fact
  • 60,528

  • 19,520

  • 3,1%

  • 48,8%

  • 92,5%

  • 95%

Nomzamo is a Xhosa word meaning 'attempts' or 'endeavours'. (GPS coordinates: 34.114 S, 18.8593 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population60,528
Young (0-14)29,2%
Working Age (15-64)69,9%
Elderly (65+)0,9%
Dependency ratio43
Sex ratio109,9
Population density16987 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+3,3%
Higher education aged 20+3,1%
Matric aged 20+25,7%
Number of households19,520
Average household size2,8
Female headed households31,4%
Formal dwellings63,2%
Housing owned/paying off34,3%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage95%
Weekly refuse removal97,8%
Piped water inside dwelling48,8%
Electricity for lighting92,5%

Place names

City of Cape Town Municipality