Main Place

Jacobs Bay

Quick Fact
  • 416

  • 168

  • 46,9%

  • 98,8%

  • 98,2%

  • 30,4%

Jacobs Bay was founded on a farm registered as Jacobsbaai 109. It is thought to be derived from Jacques Titius, who was a colonial trader on the West Coast. (GPS coordinates: 32.9749 S, 17.8904 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population416
Young (0-14)14,2%
Working Age (15-64)74%
Elderly (65+)11,8%
Dependency ratio35,1
Sex ratio97,6
Population density121 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0%
Higher education aged 20+46,9%
Matric aged 20+39,5%
Number of households168
Average household size2,5
Female headed households20,2%
Formal dwellings99,4%
Housing owned/paying off63,7%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage30,4%
Weekly refuse removal99,4%
Piped water inside dwelling98,8%
Electricity for lighting98,2%

Place names

Saldanha Bay Municipality