City of Cape Town - Census 2001 - Rondebosch/Rosebank

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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

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

ETHNIC GROUP

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Black African

1,188

6.40

1,410

7.60

2,598

14.00

Coloured

576

3.10

862

4.65

1,437

7.74

Indian/Asian

529

2.85

515

2.78

1,044

5.63

White

6,344

34.19

7,131

38.43

13,475

72.63

Total

8,636

46.55

9,918

53.45

18,554

100.00

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

AGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - 5

435

2.34

415

2.24

850

4.58

6 - 12

643

3.47

506

2.73

1,149

6.19

13 - 17

760

4.10

529

2.85

1,289

6.95

18 - 34

3,694

19.91

3,800

20.48

7,494

40.39

35 - 54

1,701

9.17

2,230

12.02

3,932

21.19

55 - 64

621

3.35

784

4.23

1,405

7.57

65+

783

4.22

1,654

8.91

2,437

13.13

Total

8,636

46.55

9,918

53.45

18,554

100.00

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

EDUCATION LEVEL OF ADULTS (20+)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

No schooling

21

0.15

42

0.31

63

0.46

Grade 1- 6

54

0.39

166

1.21

220

1.61

Grade 7

18

0.13

81

0.59

99

0.72

Grade 8 - 11

340

2.48

911

6.66

1,252

9.15

Grade 12

2,158

15.77

2,567

18.76

4,725

34.52

Certificate with less than grade 12

81

0.59

185

1.35

266

1.94

Cert/dip with grade 12

882

6.44

1,422

10.39

2,304

16.83

Bachelorís degree

749

5.47

813

5.94

1,561

11.40

Bachelorís degree and diploma

357

2.61

463

3.38

820

5.99

Honourís degree

566

4.14

528

3.86

1,094

7.99

Higher degree (masterís or doctorate)

813

5.94

470

3.43

1,283

9.37

Total

6,039

44.12

7,648

55.88

13,687

100.00

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

LANGUAGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

English

7,083

38.18

7,944

42.82

15,027

80.99

Afrikaans

532

2.87

768

4.14

1,300

7.01

Xhosa

446

2.40

645

3.48

1,092

5.89

Other African

303

1.63

325

1.75

629

3.39

Other

272

1.47

235

1.27

507

2.73

Total

8,636

46.55

9,918

53.45

18,554

100.00

 

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Employment Profile by Gender

 

Work Status, Occupation, Income

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY ACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Employed

3,402

47.76

3,523

49.46

6,926

97.23

Unemployed

101

1.42

97

1.36

198

2.78

Economically Active Total

3,503

49.18

3,620

50.82

7,123

100.00

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Scholar or student

2,650

39.83

2,381

35.78

5,031

75.61

Home-maker or housewife

15

0.23

672

10.10

687

10.32

Pensioner or retired person/too old to work

162

2.43

263

3.95

425

6.39

Unable to work due to illness or disability

48

0.72

52

0.78

100

1.50

Seasonal worker not working presently

21

0.32

39

0.59

60

0.90

Does not choose to work

81

1.22

177

2.66

258

3.88

Could not find work

60

0.90

33

0.50

93

1.40

Economically Inactive Total

3,037

45.64

3,616

54.34

6,654

100.00

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

OCCUPATION OF LABOUR FORCE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Legislators, senior officials and managers

573

8.27

322

4.65

895

12.92

Professionals

1,505

21.73

1,135

16.39

2,640

38.12

Technicians and associate professionals

411

5.93

639

9.23

1,050

15.16

Clerks

114

1.65

460

6.64

574

8.29

Service workers, shop and market sales workers

354

5.11

350

5.05

704

10.16

Skilled agricultural and fishery workers

9

0.13

6

0.09

15

0.22

Craft and related trades workers

81

1.17

24

0.35

105

1.52

Plant and machine operators and assemblers

27

0.39

6

0.09

33

0.48

Elementary occupations

90

1.30

298

4.30

388

5.60

Undetermined

238

3.44

283

4.09

521

7.52

Total

3,402

49.12

3,523

50.87

6,926

100.00

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

INCOME OF EARNERS (PER MONTH)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - R1 600

369

5.33

710

10.25

1,079

15.58

R1 601 - R6 400

771

11.13

1,614

23.30

2,385

34.44

R6 401 - R25 600

1,599

23.09

1,070

15.45

2,669

38.54

R25 601 - R102 400

571

8.24

108

1.56

679

9.80

R102 401 or more

93

1.34

21

0.30

114

1.65

Total

3,402

49.12

3,523

50.87

6,926

100.00

 

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Housing Profile

 

Type of Dwelling, Ownership, Household Income

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

TYPE OF DWELLING

Number 

%

House or brick structure on a separate stand or yard

3,198

44.65

Traditional dwelling/hut/structure made of traditional materials

52

0.73

Flat in block of flats

2,747

38.35

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

463

6.46

House/flat/room in back yard

160

2.23

Informal dwelling/shack in back yard

6

0.08

Informal dwelling/shack NOT in back yard

15

0.21

Room/flatlet not in back yard but on shared property

36

0.50

Caravan or tent

18

0.25

Private ship/boat

0

0.00

Not applicable (living quarters is not housing unit)

468

6.53

Total

7,163

100.00

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

DWELLING OWNERSHIP

Number 

%

Owned and fully paid off

2,298

32.08

Owned but not yet paid off

1,723

24.05

Rented

2,378

33.20

Occupied rent-free

296

4.13

Not applicable

468

6.53

Total

7,163

100.00

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

HOUSEHOLD INCOME (PER ANNUM)

Number 

%

0 - R19 200

1,468

20.49

R19 201 - R76 800

1,807

25.23

R76 801 - R307 200

2,648

36.97

R307 201 - R1 228 800

1,062

14.83

R1 228 801 and more

178

2.48

Total

7,163

100.00

 

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Service Profile

 

Electricity, Water, Sanitation, Refuse Removal

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

TYPE OF FUEL USED FOR LIGHTING

Number

%

Electricity

7,092

98.99

Gas

60

0.84

Paraffin

3

0.04

Candles

3

0.04

Solar

3

0.04

Other

3

0.04

Total

7,164

100.00

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

ACCESS TO WATER

Number

%

Piped water inside dwelling

6,738

94.05

Piped water inside yard

215

3.00

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

66

0.92

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

142

1.98

Borehole

3

0.04

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

7,164

100.00

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

TYPE OF SANITATION

Number

%

Flush toilet (connected to sewerage system)

6,983

97.47

Flush toilet (with septic tank)

108

1.51

Chemical toilet

9

0.13

Pit latrine with ventilation (VIP)

3

0.04

Pit latrine without ventilation

3

0.04

Bucket latrine

3

0.04

None

54

0.75

Total

7,164

100.00

 

Rondebosch/Rosebank

TYPE OF REFUSE REMOVAL

Number

%

Removed by local authority at least once a week

6,997

97.67

Removed by local authority less often

116

1.62

Communal refuse dump

21

0.29

Own refuse dump

15

0.21

No rubbish disposal

15

0.21

Total

7,164

100.00

 

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