City of Cape Town - Census 2001 - Mfuleni

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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

 

Mfuleni

ETHNIC GROUP

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Black African

10,626

46.43

10,222

44.67

20,848

91.10

Coloured

826

3.61

931

4.07

1,757

7.68

Indian/Asian

6

0.03

12

0.05

18

0.08

White

171

0.75

90

0.39

261

1.14

Total

11,629

50.81

11,256

49.19

22,885

100.00

 

Mfuleni

AGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - 5

1,506

6.58

1,463

6.39

2,969

12.97

6 - 12

1,445

6.31

1,598

6.98

3,043

13.30

13 - 17

1,109

4.85

1,100

4.81

2,208

9.65

18 - 34

4,538

19.83

4,559

19.92

9,096

39.75

35 - 54

2,448

10.70

2,095

9.15

4,543

19.85

55 - 64

377

1.65

297

1.30

674

2.95

65+

206

0.90

145

0.63

351

1.53

Total

11,629

50.81

11,256

49.19

22,885

100.00

 

Mfuleni

EDUCATION LEVEL OF ADULTS (20+)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

No schooling

698

5.12

539

3.95

1,237

9.07

Grade 1- 6

1,638

12.01

1,054

7.73

2,692

19.73

Grade 7

622

4.56

619

4.54

1,240

9.09

Grade 8 - 11

2,806

20.57

2,959

21.69

5,765

42.26

Grade 12

1,127

8.26

1,112

8.15

2,239

16.41

Certificate with less than grade 12

18

0.13

28

0.21

46

0.34

Cert/dip with grade 12

160

1.17

182

1.33

342

2.51

Bachelorís degree

27

0.20

18

0.13

45

0.33

Bachelorís degree and diploma

9

0.07

6

0.04

15

0.11

Honourís degree

6

0.04

3

0.02

9

0.07

Higher degree (masterís or doctorate)

9

0.07

3

0.02

12

0.09

Total

7,119

52.18

6,523

47.82

13,642

100.00

 

Mfuleni

LANGUAGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

English

205

0.90

175

0.76

380

1.66

Afrikaans

998

4.36

1,035

4.52

2,033

8.88

Xhosa

9,764

42.67

9,472

41.39

19,236

84.06

Other African

631

2.76

550

2.40

1,182

5.16

Other

30

0.13

24

0.10

54

0.24

Total

11,629

50.81

11,256

49.19

22,885

100.00

 

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Employment Profile by Gender

 

Work Status, Occupation, Income

 

Mfuleni

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY ACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Employed

3,401

29.04

1,613

13.77

5,013

42.81

Unemployed

3,031

25.88

3,667

31.31

6,698

57.19

Economically Active Total

6,432

54.92

5,279

45.08

11,711

100.00

 

Mfuleni

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Scholar or student

1,052

25.88

1,178

28.98

2,230

54.86

Home-maker or housewife

18

0.44

461

11.34

479

11.78

Pensioner or retired person/too old to work

111

2.73

158

3.89

269

6.62

Unable to work due to illness or disability

175

4.31

188

4.62

362

8.91

Seasonal worker not working presently

18

0.44

30

0.74

48

1.18

Does not choose to work

157

3.86

185

4.55

342

8.41

Could not find work

105

2.58

228

5.61

333

8.19

Economically Inactive Total

1,636

40.25

2,429

59.75

4,065

100.00

 

Mfuleni

OCCUPATION OF LABOUR FORCE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Legislators, senior officials and managers

66

1.32

21

0.42

87

1.74

Professionals

57

1.14

27

0.54

84

1.68

Technicians and associate professionals

84

1.68

105

2.09

189

3.77

Clerks

132

2.63

121

2.41

253

5.05

Service workers, shop and market sales workers

423

8.44

188

3.75

610

12.17

Skilled agricultural and fishery workers

42

0.84

18

0.36

60

1.20

Craft and related trades workers

622

12.41

78

1.56

700

13.96

Plant and machine operators and assemblers

519

10.35

60

1.20

579

11.55

Elementary occupations

1,235

24.64

847

16.90

2,082

41.53

Undetermined

222

4.43

147

2.93

370

7.38

Total

3,401

67.84

1,613

32.18

5,013

100.00

 

Mfuleni

INCOME OF EARNERS (PER MONTH)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - R1 600

2,639

52.64

1,335

26.63

3,975

79.29

R1 601 - R6 400

716

14.28

247

4.93

963

19.21

R6 401 - R25 600

45

0.90

30

0.60

75

1.50

R25 601 - R102 400

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

R102 401 or more

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

Total

3,401

67.84

1,613

32.18

5,013

100.00

 

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Housing Profile

 

Type of Dwelling, Ownership, Household Income

 

Mfuleni

TYPE OF DWELLING

Number 

%

House or brick structure on a separate stand or yard

2,848

44.50

Traditional dwelling/hut/structure made of traditional materials

72

1.13

Flat in block of flats

124

1.94

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

59

0.92

House/flat/room in back yard

369

5.77

Informal dwelling/shack in back yard

497

7.77

Informal dwelling/shack NOT in back yard

2,305

36.02

Room/flatlet not in back yard but on shared property

9

0.14

Caravan or tent

44

0.69

Private ship/boat

3

0.05

Not applicable (living quarters is not housing unit)

70

1.09

Total

6,400

100.00

 

Mfuleni

DWELLING OWNERSHIP

Number 

%

Owned and fully paid off

1,469

22.95

Owned but not yet paid off

344

5.38

Rented

1,483

23.17

Occupied rent-free

3,034

47.41

Not applicable

70

1.09

Total

6,400

100.00

 

Mfuleni

HOUSEHOLD INCOME (PER ANNUM)

Number 

%

0 - R19 200

4,995

78.05

R19 201 - R76 800

1,300

20.31

R76 801 - R307 200

103

1.61

R307 201 - R1 228 800

3

0.05

R1 228 801 and more

0

0.00

Total

6,400

100.00

 

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Service Profile

 

Electricity, Water, Sanitation, Refuse Removal

 

Mfuleni

TYPE OF FUEL USED FOR LIGHTING

Number

%

Electricity

3,823

59.78

Gas

42

0.66

Paraffin

2,184

34.15

Candles

326

5.10

Solar

12

0.19

Other

9

0.14

Total

6,395

100.00

 

Mfuleni

ACCESS TO WATER

Number

%

Piped water inside dwelling

2,021

31.60

Piped water inside yard

1,484

23.21

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

1,364

21.33

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

1,453

22.72

Borehole

3

0.05

Spring

0

0.00

Rain-water tank

0

0.00

Dam/pool/stagnant water

3

0.05

River/stream

0

0.00

Water vendor

6

0.09

Other

61

0.95

Total

6,395

100.00

 

Mfuleni

TYPE OF SANITATION

Number

%

Flush toilet (connected to sewerage system)

4,010

62.71

Flush toilet (with septic tank)

432

6.76

Chemical toilet

324

5.07

Pit latrine with ventilation (VIP)

15

0.23

Pit latrine without ventilation

3

0.05

Bucket latrine

376

5.88

None

1,236

19.33

Total

6,395

100.00

 

Mfuleni

TYPE OF REFUSE REMOVAL

Number

%

Removed by local authority at least once a week

5,712

89.32

Removed by local authority less often

24

0.38

Communal refuse dump

30

0.47

Own refuse dump

322

5.04

No rubbish disposal

308

4.82

Total

6,395

100.00

 

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