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Fish Hoek

Quick Fact
  • 11,890

  • 4,852

  • 42%

  • 99,4%

  • 99,6%

  • 99,4%

Fish Hoek is Duth for 'fish corner'. The name originated from a farm called Vischoek in 1919. (GPS coordinates: 34.1292 S, 18.4216 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 population11,890
Young (0-14)14%
Working Age (15-64)60,1%
Elderly (65+)25,9%
Dependency ratio66,4
Sex ratio84,3
Population density884 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0,2%
Higher education aged 20+42%
Matric aged 20+39,5%
Number of households4,852
Average household size2,3
Female headed households41,1%
Formal dwellings99,1%
Housing owned/paying off69,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage99,4%
Weekly refuse removal99,6%
Piped water inside dwelling99,4%
Electricity for lighting99,6%

Place names

City of Cape Town Municipality