City of Cape Town - Census 2001 - Bothasig

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Demographic Profile, Employment Profile, Housing Profile, Service Profile

 

Compiled by Strategic Development Information and GIS from 2001 Census data supplied by Statistics South Africa

 

Demographic Profile by Gender

 

Ethnic Group, Age, Education, Language

 

Bothasig

ETHNIC GROUP

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Black African

112

0.90

105

0.84

217

1.74

Coloured

493

3.94

541

4.33

1,034

8.27

Indian/Asian

69

0.55

39

0.31

108

0.86

White

5,454

43.63

5,690

45.51

11,143

89.13

Total

6,127

49.01

6,375

50.99

12,502

100.00

 

Bothasig

AGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - 5

480

3.84

419

3.35

898

7.18

6 - 12

695

5.56

682

5.46

1,377

11.01

13 - 17

540

4.32

488

3.90

1,028

8.22

18 - 34

1,504

12.03

1,659

13.27

3,163

25.30

35 - 54

1,940

15.52

1,957

15.65

3,897

31.17

55 - 64

489

3.91

585

4.68

1,074

8.59

65+

479

3.83

585

4.68

1,065

8.52

Total

6,127

49.01

6,375

50.99

12,502

100.00

 

Bothasig

EDUCATION LEVEL OF ADULTS (20+)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

No schooling

27

0.31

18

0.20

45

0.51

Grade 1- 6

42

0.48

114

1.30

156

1.77

Grade 7

39

0.44

57

0.65

96

1.09

Grade 8 - 11

1,404

15.96

1,728

19.65

3,132

35.61

Grade 12

1,942

22.08

2,038

23.17

3,981

45.26

Certificate with less than grade 12

93

1.06

71

0.81

164

1.86

Cert/dip with grade 12

505

5.74

366

4.16

871

9.90

Bachelorís degree

63

0.72

93

1.06

156

1.77

Bachelorís degree and diploma

46

0.52

39

0.44

85

0.97

Honourís degree

36

0.41

27

0.31

63

0.72

Higher degree (masterís or doctorate)

18

0.20

30

0.34

48

0.55

Total

4,215

47.92

4,582

52.09

8,796

100.00

 

Bothasig

LANGUAGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

English

4,571

36.56

4,728

37.82

9,299

74.38

Afrikaans

1,441

11.53

1,521

12.17

2,963

23.70

Xhosa

52

0.42

54

0.43

106

0.85

Other African

18

0.14

18

0.14

36

0.29

Other

45

0.36

54

0.43

99

0.79

Total

6,127

49.01

6,375

50.99

12,502

100.00

 

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Employment Profile by Gender

 

Work Status, Occupation, Income

 

Bothasig

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY ACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Employed

3,073

50.38

2,673

43.82

5,746

94.20

Unemployed

233

3.82

121

1.98

354

5.80

Economically Active Total

3,306

54.20

2,794

45.80

6,100

100.00

 

Bothasig

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Scholar or student

476

17.34

424

15.45

900

32.79

Home-maker or housewife

6

0.22

807

29.40

813

29.62

Pensioner or retired person/too old to work

324

11.80

352

12.82

676

24.63

Unable to work due to illness or disability

67

2.44

73

2.66

140

5.10

Seasonal worker not working presently

24

0.87

12

0.44

36

1.31

Does not choose to work

27

0.98

58

2.11

85

3.10

Could not find work

50

1.82

46

1.68

96

3.50

Economically Inactive Total

975

35.52

1,770

64.48

2,745

100.00

 

Bothasig

OCCUPATION OF LABOUR FORCE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Legislators, senior officials and managers

451

7.85

231

4.02

682

11.87

Professionals

310

5.40

304

5.29

613

10.67

Technicians and associate professionals

568

9.89

404

7.03

971

16.90

Clerks

281

4.89

1,131

19.68

1,412

24.57

Service workers, shop and market sales workers

421

7.33

269

4.68

690

12.01

Skilled agricultural and fishery workers

27

0.47

0

0.00

27

0.47

Craft and related trades workers

536

9.33

39

0.68

575

10.01

Plant and machine operators and assemblers

123

2.14

9

0.16

132

2.30

Elementary occupations

159

2.77

120

2.09

279

4.86

Undetermined

198

3.45

166

2.89

364

6.33

Total

3,073

53.48

2,673

46.52

5,746

100.00

 

Bothasig

INCOME OF EARNERS (PER MONTH)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - R1 600

295

5.13

421

7.33

716

12.46

R1 601 - R6 400

1,430

24.89

1,568

27.29

2,998

52.18

R6 401 - R25 600

1,249

21.74

642

11.17

1,891

32.91

R25 601 - R102 400

81

1.41

39

0.68

120

2.09

R102 401 or more

18

0.31

3

0.05

21

0.37

Total

3,073

53.48

2,673

46.52

5,746

100.00

 

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Housing Profile

 

Type of Dwelling, Ownership, Household Income

 

Bothasig

TYPE OF DWELLING

Number 

%

House or brick structure on a separate stand or yard

3,377

87.22

Traditional dwelling/hut/structure made of traditional materials

34

0.88

Flat in block of flats

166

4.29

Town/cluster/semi-detached house (simplex; duplex; triplex)

123

3.18

House/flat/room in back yard

84

2.17

Informal dwelling/shack in back yard

6

0.15

Informal dwelling/shack NOT in back yard

12

0.31

Room/flatlet not in back yard but on shared property

15

0.39

Caravan or tent

9

0.23

Private ship/boat

0

0.00

Not applicable (living quarters is not housing unit)

46

1.19

Total

3,872

100.00

 

Bothasig

DWELLING OWNERSHIP

Number 

%

Owned and fully paid off

1,037

26.78

Owned but not yet paid off

2,127

54.93

Rented

599

15.47

Occupied rent-free

63

1.63

Not applicable

46

1.19

Total

3,872

100.00

 

Bothasig

HOUSEHOLD INCOME (PER ANNUM)

Number 

%

0 - R19 200

1,037

26.78

R19 201 - R76 800

2,127

54.93

R76 801 - R307 200

599

15.47

R307 201 - R1 228 800

63

1.63

R1 228 801 and more

46

1.19

Total

3,872

100.00

 

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Service Profile

 

Electricity, Water, Sanitation, Refuse Removal

 

Bothasig

TYPE OF FUEL USED FOR LIGHTING

Number

%

Electricity

3,848

99.30

Gas

24

0.62

Paraffin

0

0.00

Candles

0

0.00

Solar

0

0.00

Other

3

0.08

Total

3,875

100.00

 

Bothasig

ACCESS TO WATER

Number

%

Piped water inside dwelling

3,767

97.21

Piped water inside yard

25

0.65

Piped water on community stand: distance less than 200m. from dwelling

36

0.93

Piped water on community stand: distance greater than 200m. from dwelling

44

1.14

Borehole

0

0.00

Spring

0

0.00

Rain-water tank

0

0.00

Dam/pool/stagnant water

3

0.08

River/stream

0

0.00

Water vendor

0

0.00

Other

0

0.00

Total

3,875

100.00

 

Bothasig

TYPE OF SANITATION

Number

%

Flush toilet (connected to sewerage system)

3,815

98.45

Flush toilet (with septic tank)

24

0.62

Chemical toilet

3

0.08

Pit latrine with ventilation (VIP)

3

0.08

Pit latrine without ventilation

15

0.39

Bucket latrine

3

0.08

None

12

0.31

Total

3,875

100.00

 

Bothasig

TYPE OF REFUSE REMOVAL

Number

%

Removed by local authority at least once a week

3,842

99.15

Removed by local authority less often

24

0.62

Communal refuse dump

0

0.00

Own refuse dump

3

0.08

No rubbish disposal

6

0.15

Total

3,875

100.00

 

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