City of Cape Town - Census 2001 - Claremont

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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

 

Claremont

ETHNIC GROUP

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Black African

409

2.81

553

3.81

962

6.62

Coloured

549

3.78

798

5.49

1,347

9.27

Indian/Asian

290

2.00

256

1.76

546

3.76

White

5,330

36.68

6,347

43.68

11,676

80.35

Total

6,578

45.27

7,953

54.73

14,531

100.00

 

Claremont

AGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - 5

468

3.22

451

3.10

919

6.32

6 - 12

547

3.76

519

3.57

1,066

7.34

13 - 17

390

2.68

452

3.11

842

5.79

18 - 34

2,308

15.88

2,423

16.67

4,731

32.56

35 - 54

1,724

11.86

2,335

16.07

4,059

27.93

55 - 64

571

3.93

715

4.92

1,285

8.84

65+

571

3.93

1,057

7.27

1,628

11.20

Total

6,578

45.27

7,953

54.73

14,531

100.00

 

Claremont

EDUCATION LEVEL OF ADULTS (20+)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

No schooling

12

0.11

45

0.40

57

0.51

Grade 1- 6

36

0.32

114

1.01

150

1.33

Grade 7

30

0.27

99

0.88

129

1.15

Grade 8 - 11

450

4.00

870

7.73

1,320

11.73

Grade 12

1,663

14.78

2,058

18.29

3,721

33.08

Certificate with less than grade 12

102

0.91

75

0.67

177

1.57

Cert/dip with grade 12

875

7.78

1,341

11.92

2,216

19.70

Bachelorís degree

548

4.87

595

5.29

1,143

10.16

Bachelorís degree and diploma

340

3.02

436

3.88

776

6.90

Honourís degree

401

3.56

366

3.25

767

6.82

Higher degree (masterís or doctorate)

484

4.30

308

2.74

792

7.04

Total

4,942

43.93

6,307

56.07

11,249

100.00

 

Claremont

LANGUAGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

English

5,844

40.22

6,918

47.61

12,762

87.83

Afrikaans

373

2.57

495

3.41

868

5.97

Xhosa

130

0.89

259

1.78

389

2.68

Other African

92

0.63

114

0.78

206

1.42

Other

138

0.95

168

1.16

306

2.11

Total

6,578

45.27

7,953

54.73

14,531

100.00

 

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Employment Profile by Gender

 

Work Status, Occupation, Income

 

Claremont

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY ACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Employed

3,532

47.71

3,646

49.25

7,178

96.96

Unemployed

134

1.81

91

1.23

225

3.04

Economically Active Total

3,666

49.52

3,737

50.48

7,403

100.00

 

Claremont

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Scholar or student

857

25.72

846

25.39

1,703

51.11

Home-maker or housewife

15

0.45

693

20.80

708

21.25

Pensioner or retired person/too old to work

199

5.97

295

8.85

494

14.83

Unable to work due to illness or disability

42

1.26

49

1.47

91

2.73

Seasonal worker not working presently

18

0.54

42

1.26

60

1.80

Does not choose to work

83

2.49

91

2.73

173

5.19

Could not find work

51

1.53

52

1.56

103

3.09

Economically Inactive Total

1,265

37.97

2,067

62.03

3,332

100.00

 

Claremont

OCCUPATION OF LABOUR FORCE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Legislators, senior officials and managers

707

9.85

415

5.78

1,121

15.62

Professionals

1,253

17.46

924

12.87

2,176

30.31

Technicians and associate professionals

502

6.99

746

10.39

1,248

17.39

Clerks

150

2.09

616

8.58

766

10.67

Service workers, shop and market sales workers

371

5.17

363

5.06

733

10.21

Skilled agricultural and fishery workers

3

0.04

6

0.08

9

0.13

Craft and related trades workers

154

2.15

63

0.88

217

3.02

Plant and machine operators and assemblers

57

0.79

18

0.25

75

1.04

Elementary occupations

120

1.67

252

3.51

372

5.18

Undetermined

215

3.00

244

3.40

459

6.39

Total

3,532

49.21

3,646

50.79

7,178

100.00

 

Claremont

INCOME OF EARNERS (PER MONTH)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - R1 600

337

4.69

503

7.01

841

11.72

R1 601 - R6 400

966

13.46

1,690

23.54

2,656

37.00

R6 401 - R25 600

1,694

23.60

1,324

18.45

3,018

42.05

R25 601 - R102 400

435

6.06

90

1.25

525

7.31

R102 401 or more

99

1.38

39

0.54

138

1.92

Total

3,532

49.21

3,646

50.79

7,178

100.00

 

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Housing Profile

 

Type of Dwelling, Ownership, Household Income

 

Claremont

TYPE OF DWELLING

Number 

%

House or brick structure on a separate stand or yard

3,431

54.97

Traditional dwelling/hut/structure made of traditional materials

52

0.83

Flat in block of flats

1,542

24.70

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

861

13.79

House/flat/room in back yard

147

2.36

Informal dwelling/shack in back yard

12

0.19

Informal dwelling/shack NOT in back yard

21

0.34

Room/flatlet not in back yard but on shared property

67

1.07

Caravan or tent

12

0.19

Private ship/boat

9

0.14

Not applicable (living quarters is not housing unit)

88

1.41

Total

6,242

100.00

 

Claremont

DWELLING OWNERSHIP

Number 

%

Owned and fully paid off

1,991

31.90

Owned but not yet paid off

2,054

32.91

Rented

1,841

29.49

Occupied rent-free

268

4.29

Not applicable

88

1.41

Total

6,242

100.00

 

Claremont

HOUSEHOLD INCOME (PER ANNUM)

Number 

%

0 - R19 200

796

12.75

R19 201 - R76 800

1,576

25.25

R76 801 - R307 200

2,867

45.93

R307 201 - R1 228 800

840

13.46

R1 228 801 and more

162

2.60

Total

6,242

100.00

 

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Service Profile

 

Electricity, Water, Sanitation, Refuse Removal

 

Claremont

TYPE OF FUEL USED FOR LIGHTING

Number

%

Electricity

6,162

98.88

Gas

46

0.74

Paraffin

3

0.05

Candles

9

0.14

Solar

12

0.19

Other

0

0.00

Total

6,232

100.00

 

Claremont

ACCESS TO WATER

Number

%

Piped water inside dwelling

5,992

96.15

Piped water inside yard

43

0.69

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

58

0.93

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

121

1.94

Borehole

0

0.00

Spring

3

0.05

Rain-water tank

0

0.00

Dam/pool/stagnant water

6

0.10

River/stream

0

0.00

Water vendor

3

0.05

Other

6

0.10

Total

6,232

100.00

 

Claremont

TYPE OF SANITATION

Number

%

Flush toilet (connected to sewerage system)

6,138

98.49

Flush toilet (with septic tank)

55

0.88

Chemical toilet

0

0.00

Pit latrine with ventilation (VIP)

3

0.05

Pit latrine without ventilation

6

0.10

Bucket latrine

3

0.05

None

27

0.43

Total

6,232

100.00

 

Claremont

TYPE OF REFUSE REMOVAL

Number

%

Removed by local authority at least once a week

6,132

98.40

Removed by local authority less often

55

0.88

Communal refuse dump

21

0.34

Own refuse dump

6

0.10

No rubbish disposal

18

0.29

Total

6,232

100.00

 

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