City of Cape Town - Census 2001 - Mowbray

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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

 

Mowbray

ETHNIC GROUP

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Black African

1,017

23.29

1,019

23.33

2,036

46.62

Coloured

295

6.76

320

7.33

614

14.06

Indian/Asian

49

1.12

66

1.51

115

2.63

White

760

17.40

842

19.28

1,602

36.68

Total

2,121

48.57

2,246

51.43

4,367

100.00

 

Mowbray

AGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - 5

162

3.71

161

3.69

323

7.40

6 - 12

116

2.66

91

2.08

207

4.74

13 - 17

87

1.99

112

2.56

199

4.56

18 - 34

1,199

27.46

1,199

27.46

2,398

54.91

35 - 54

408

9.34

441

10.10

849

19.44

55 - 64

77

1.76

93

2.13

170

3.89

65+

72

1.65

149

3.41

221

5.06

Total

2,121

48.57

2,246

51.43

4,367

100.00

 

Mowbray

EDUCATION LEVEL OF ADULTS (20+)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

No schooling

18

0.53

6

0.18

24

0.71

Grade 1- 6

15

0.44

36

1.06

51

1.50

Grade 7

9

0.26

18

0.53

27

0.79

Grade 8 - 11

99

2.91

216

6.35

316

9.30

Grade 12

750

22.07

600

17.65

1,350

39.72

Certificate with less than grade 12

6

0.18

24

0.71

30

0.88

Cert/dip with grade 12

331

9.74

380

11.18

711

20.92

Bachelorís degree

198

5.83

152

4.47

351

10.33

Bachelorís degree and diploma

42

1.24

84

2.47

126

3.71

Honourís degree

85

2.50

83

2.44

168

4.94

Higher degree (masterís or doctorate)

134

3.94

111

3.27

244

7.18

Total

1,687

49.63

1,711

50.34

3,399

100.00

 

Mowbray

LANGUAGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

English

1,060

24.27

1,189

27.23

2,250

51.52

Afrikaans

140

3.21

156

3.57

296

6.78

Xhosa

439

10.05

518

11.86

957

21.91

Other African

438

10.03

322

7.37

760

17.40

Other

44

1.01

60

1.37

104

2.38

Total

2,121

48.57

2,246

51.43

4,367

100.00

 

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Employment Profile by Gender

 

Work Status, Occupation, Income

 

Mowbray

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY ACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Employed

741

45.80

773

47.78

1,515

93.63

Unemployed

38

2.35

66

4.08

104

6.43

Economically Active Total

779

48.15

840

51.92

1,618

100.00

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Mowbray

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Scholar or student

888

45.63

764

39.26

1,652

84.89

Home-maker or housewife

3

0.15

82

4.21

85

4.37

Pensioner or retired person/too old to work

24

1.23

33

1.70

57

2.93

Unable to work due to illness or disability

6

0.31

21

1.08

27

1.39

Seasonal worker not working presently

9

0.46

6

0.31

15

0.77

Does not choose to work

21

1.08

24

1.23

45

2.31

Could not find work

30

1.54

35

1.80

65

3.34

Economically Inactive Total

981

50.41

965

49.59

1,946

100.00

 

Mowbray

OCCUPATION OF LABOUR FORCE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Legislators, senior officials and managers

132

8.71

48

3.17

180

11.88

Professionals

228

15.05

233

15.38

462

30.50

Technicians and associate professionals

96

6.34

135

8.91

231

15.25

Clerks

45

2.97

117

7.72

162

10.69

Service workers, shop and market sales workers

87

5.74

87

5.74

174

11.49

Skilled agricultural and fishery workers

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

Craft and related trades workers

39

2.57

27

1.78

66

4.36

Plant and machine operators and assemblers

18

1.19

12

0.79

30

1.98

Elementary occupations

33

2.18

45

2.97

78

5.15

Undetermined

63

4.16

69

4.55

132

8.71

Total

741

48.91

773

51.02

1,515

100.00

 

Mowbray

INCOME OF EARNERS (PER MONTH)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - R1 600

135

8.91

141

9.31

276

18.22

R1 601 - R6 400

219

14.46

368

24.29

587

38.75

R6 401 - R25 600

342

22.57

226

14.92

568

37.49

R25 601 - R102 400

45

2.97

21

1.39

66

4.36

R102 401 or more

0

0.00

18

1.19

18

1.19

Total

741

48.91

773

51.02

1,515

100.00

 

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Housing Profile

 

Type of Dwelling, Ownership, Household Income

 

Mowbray

TYPE OF DWELLING

Number 

%

House or brick structure on a separate stand or yard

628

49.06

Traditional dwelling/hut/structure made of traditional materials

21

1.64

Flat in block of flats

342

26.72

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

45

3.52

House/flat/room in back yard

18

1.41

Informal dwelling/shack in back yard

0

0.00

Informal dwelling/shack NOT in back yard

0

0.00

Room/flatlet not in back yard but on shared property

18

1.41

Caravan or tent

0

0.00

Private ship/boat

0

0.00

Not applicable (living quarters is not housing unit)

208

16.25

Total

1,280

100.00

 

Mowbray

DWELLING OWNERSHIP

Number 

%

Owned and fully paid off

242

18.91

Owned but not yet paid off

346

27.03

Rented

466

36.41

Occupied rent-free

18

1.41

Not applicable

208

16.25

Total

1,280

100.00

 

Mowbray

HOUSEHOLD INCOME (PER ANNUM)

Number 

%

0 - R19 200

382

29.84

R19 201 - R76 800

285

22.27

R76 801 - R307 200

481

37.58

R307 201 - R1 228 800

114

8.91

R1 228 801 and more

18

1.41

Total

1,280

100.00

 

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Service Profile

 

Electricity, Water, Sanitation, Refuse Removal

 

Mowbray

TYPE OF FUEL USED FOR LIGHTING

Number

%

Electricity

1,263

98.59

Gas

15

1.17

Paraffin

0

0.00

Candles

3

0.23

Solar

0

0.00

Other

0

0.00

Total

1,281

100.00

 

Mowbray

ACCESS TO WATER

Number

%

Piped water inside dwelling

1,239

96.72

Piped water inside yard

24

1.87

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

9

0.70

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

9

0.70

Borehole

0

0.00

Spring

0

0.00

Rain-water tank

0

0.00

Dam/pool/stagnant water

0

0.00

River/stream

0

0.00

Water vendor

0

0.00

Other

0

0.00

Total

1,281

100.00

 

Mowbray

TYPE OF SANITATION

Number

%

Flush toilet (connected to sewerage system)

1,230

96.02

Flush toilet (with septic tank)

24

1.87

Chemical toilet

0

0.00

Pit latrine with ventilation (VIP)

3

0.23

Pit latrine without ventilation

0

0.00

Bucket latrine

3

0.23

None

21

1.64

Total

1,281

100.00

 

Mowbray

TYPE OF REFUSE REMOVAL

Number

%

Removed by local authority at least once a week

1,254

97.89

Removed by local authority less often

21

1.64

Communal refuse dump

0

0.00

Own refuse dump

6

0.47

No rubbish disposal

0

0.00

Total

1,281

100.00

 

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