City of Cape Town - Census 2001 - Nyanga

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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

 

Nyanga

ETHNIC GROUP

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Black African

27,658

47.10

30,794

52.44

58,452

99.54

Coloured

109

0.19

132

0.22

241

0.41

Indian/Asian

0

0.00

15

0.03

15

0.03

White

3

0.01

12

0.02

15

0.03

Total

27,771

47.29

30,953

52.71

58,723

100.00

 

Nyanga

AGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - 5

3,291

5.60

3,308

5.63

6,599

11.24

6 - 12

3,787

6.45

3,857

6.57

7,643

13.02

13 - 17

2,799

4.77

3,288

5.60

6,086

10.36

18 - 34

10,408

17.72

11,530

19.63

21,937

37.36

35 - 54

5,502

9.37

6,789

11.56

12,290

20.93

55 - 64

1,309

2.23

1,271

2.16

2,580

4.39

65+

676

1.15

911

1.55

1,586

2.70

Total

27,771

47.29

30,953

52.71

58,723

100.00

 

Nyanga

EDUCATION LEVEL OF ADULTS (20+)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

No schooling

2,695

7.61

2,901

8.19

5,596

15.80

Grade 1- 6

3,052

8.62

2,418

6.83

5,470

15.45

Grade 7

1,484

4.19

1,259

3.56

2,742

7.74

Grade 8 - 11

5,990

16.92

7,656

21.62

13,646

38.53

Grade 12

2,528

7.14

3,535

9.98

6,063

17.12

Certificate with less than grade 12

83

0.23

126

0.36

209

0.59

Cert/dip with grade 12

475

1.34

769

2.17

1,244

3.51

Bachelorís degree

137

0.39

100

0.28

237

0.67

Bachelorís degree and diploma

45

0.13

64

0.18

109

0.31

Honourís degree

21

0.06

42

0.12

64

0.18

Higher degree (masterís or doctorate)

3

0.01

30

0.08

33

0.09

Total

16,513

46.63

18,898

53.37

35,412

100.00

 

Nyanga

LANGUAGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

English

33

0.06

39

0.07

72

0.12

Afrikaans

180

0.31

228

0.39

408

0.69

Xhosa

26,832

45.69

29,872

50.87

56,704

96.56

Other African

672

1.14

784

1.34

1,455

2.48

Other

53

0.09

30

0.05

83

0.14

Total

27,771

47.29

30,953

52.71

58,723

100.00

 

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Employment Profile by Gender

 

Work Status, Occupation, Income

 

Nyanga

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY ACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Employed

6,185

23.66

5,319

20.34

11,504

44.00

Unemployed

6,624

25.33

8,019

30.67

14,642

56.00

Economically Active Total

12,808

48.99

13,338

51.01

26,146

100.00

 

Nyanga

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Scholar or student

3,175

21.67

3,946

26.94

7,121

48.61

Home-maker or housewife

47

0.32

659

4.50

706

4.82

Pensioner or retired person/too old to work

457

3.12

730

4.98

1,187

8.10

Unable to work due to illness or disability

390

2.66

338

2.31

728

4.97

Seasonal worker not working presently

113

0.77

99

0.68

212

1.45

Does not choose to work

457

3.12

493

3.37

950

6.48

Could not find work

1,624

11.09

2,122

14.48

3,745

25.56

Economically Inactive Total

6,263

42.75

8,386

57.24

14,650

100.00

 

Nyanga

OCCUPATION OF LABOUR FORCE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Legislators, senior officials and managers

108

0.94

66

0.57

174

1.51

Professionals

105

0.91

90

0.78

195

1.70

Technicians and associate professionals

126

1.10

265

2.30

391

3.40

Clerks

342

2.97

373

3.24

715

6.22

Service workers, shop and market sales workers

800

6.95

691

6.01

1,490

12.95

Skilled agricultural and fishery workers

81

0.70

21

0.18

102

0.89

Craft and related trades workers

1,158

10.07

144

1.25

1,302

11.32

Plant and machine operators and assemblers

872

7.58

93

0.81

965

8.39

Elementary occupations

1,925

16.73

2,851

24.78

4,776

41.52

Undetermined

668

5.81

726

6.31

1,394

12.12

Total

6,185

53.76

5,319

46.24

11,504

100.00

 

Nyanga

INCOME OF EARNERS (PER MONTH)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - R1 600

4,576

39.78

4,573

39.75

9,149

79.53

R1 601 - R6 400

1,551

13.48

728

6.33

2,280

19.82

R6 401 - R25 600

42

0.37

9

0.08

51

0.44

R25 601 - R102 400

15

0.13

9

0.08

24

0.21

R102 401 or more

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

Total

6,185

53.76

5,319

46.24

11,504

100.00

 

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Housing Profile

 

Type of Dwelling, Ownership, Household Income

 

Nyanga

TYPE OF DWELLING

Number 

%

House or brick structure on a separate stand or yard

5,389

39.24

Traditional dwelling/hut/structure made of traditional materials

247

1.80

Flat in block of flats

413

3.01

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

94

0.68

House/flat/room in back yard

91

0.66

Informal dwelling/shack in back yard

1,284

9.35

Informal dwelling/shack NOT in back yard

5,323

38.76

Room/flatlet not in back yard but on shared property

63

0.46

Caravan or tent

33

0.24

Private ship/boat

0

0.00

Not applicable (living quarters is not housing unit)

797

5.80

Total

13,734

100.00

 

Nyanga

DWELLING OWNERSHIP

Number 

%

Owned and fully paid off

3,172

23.10

Owned but not yet paid off

1,210

8.81

Rented

4,957

36.09

Occupied rent-free

3,598

26.20

Not applicable

797

5.80

Total

13,734

100.00

 

Nyanga

HOUSEHOLD INCOME (PER ANNUM)

Number 

%

0 - R19 200

9,934

72.33

R19 201 - R76 800

3,431

24.98

R76 801 - R307 200

323

2.35

R307 201 - R1 228 800

27

0.20

R1 228 801 and more

18

0.13

Total

13,734

100.00

 

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Service Profile

 

Electricity, Water, Sanitation, Refuse Removal

 

Nyanga

TYPE OF FUEL USED FOR LIGHTING

Number

%

Electricity

10,296

74.95

Gas

42

0.31

Paraffin

2,974

21.65

Candles

404

2.94

Solar

9

0.07

Other

12

0.09

Total

13,737

100.00

 

Nyanga

ACCESS TO WATER

Number

%

Piped water inside dwelling

2,729

19.87

Piped water inside yard

6,065

44.15

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

2,246

16.35

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

2,081

15.15

Borehole

0

0.00

Spring

0

0.00

Rain-water tank

9

0.07

Dam/pool/stagnant water

3

0.02

River/stream

9

0.07

Water vendor

12

0.09

Other

582

4.24

Total

13,737

100.00

 

Nyanga

TYPE OF SANITATION

Number

%

Flush toilet (connected to sewerage system)

8,912

64.88

Flush toilet (with septic tank)

385

2.80

Chemical toilet

43

0.31

Pit latrine with ventilation (VIP)

12

0.09

Pit latrine without ventilation

6

0.04

Bucket latrine

2,942

21.42

None

1,436

10.45

Total

13,737

100.00

 

Nyanga

TYPE OF REFUSE REMOVAL

Number

%

Removed by local authority at least once a week

13,309

96.88

Removed by local authority less often

54

0.39

Communal refuse dump

192

1.40

Own refuse dump

62

0.45

No rubbish disposal

120

0.87

Total

13,737

100.00

 

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