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Quick Fact ......
  • 16,911

  • 4,336

  • 14%

  • 94%

  • 99,2%

  • 92,7%

Kommetjie is an Afrikaans name meaning 'little basin', referring to a large tidal pool in the area. (GPS coordinates: 34.1412 S, 18.3482 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 population16,911
Young (0-14)25,5%
Working Age (15-64)67,9%
Elderly (65+)6,6%
Dependency ratio47,3
Sex ratio96,5
Population density2268 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5,4%
Higher education aged 20+14%
Matric aged 20+24%
Number of households4,336
Average household size3,8
Female headed households38,3%
Formal dwellings86,8%
Housing owned/paying off68,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage92,7%
Weekly refuse removal99,6%
Piped water inside dwelling94%
Electricity for lighting99,2%

Place names

City of Cape Town Municipality