Main Place

Scarborough

Quick Fact
  • 1,075

  • 410

  • 49,9%

  • 91,5%

  • 95,4%

  • 35,8%

Scarborough is thought to take its name from a coastal town of the same name located in north Yorkshire, England. (GPS coordinates: 34.1954 S, 18.38 E).

Character(s) left.
  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Characteristics
Total population1,075
Young (0-14)21,6%
Working Age (15-64)66%
Elderly (65+)12,4%
Dependency ratio51,5
Sex ratio90,1
Population density279 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0,8%
Higher education aged 20+49,9%
Matric aged 20+31,8%
Number of households410
Average household size2,6
Female headed households36,5%
Formal dwellings90,2%
Housing owned/paying off58,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage35,8%
Weekly refuse removal98,8%
Piped water inside dwelling91,5%
Electricity for lighting95,4%

Place names

City of Cape Town Municipality