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Quick Fact
  • 6,460

  • 1,813

  • 7%

  • 93,3%

  • 98,7%

  • 92,4%

Hopefield is named after the two people who laid it out, Major William Hope, Auditor-General, there is also a view that it was named for Mrs Hope (chief of customs)and Field (revenue secretary),1853. (GPS coordinates: 33.0392 S, 18.3207 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 population6,460
Young (0-14)24,9%
Working Age (15-64)67,7%
Elderly (65+)7,4%
Dependency ratio47,7
Sex ratio95,6
Population density199 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+3,5%
Higher education aged 20+7%
Matric aged 20+23,8%
Number of households1,813
Average household size3,5
Female headed households35,9%
Formal dwellings97,7%
Housing owned/paying off80,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage92,4%
Weekly refuse removal94,3%
Piped water inside dwelling93,3%
Electricity for lighting98,7%

Place names

Saldanha Bay Municipality