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Quick Fact ......
  • 55,558

  • 16,109

  • 21,3%

  • 92,9%

  • 98,9%

  • 95,2%

Strand is the Afrikaans word for 'beach'. It was originally named Van Ryneveld

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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 population55,558
Young (0-14)22,4%
Working Age (15-64)67,1%
Elderly (65+)10,5%
Dependency ratio49
Sex ratio91,8
Population density2601 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,7%
Higher education aged 20+21,3%
Matric aged 20+34,9%
Number of households16,109
Average household size3,2
Female headed households36,4%
Formal dwellings94,5%
Housing owned/paying off54,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage95,2%
Weekly refuse removal98%
Piped water inside dwelling92,9%
Electricity for lighting98,9%

Place names

City of Cape Town Municipality