City of Cape Town - Census 2001 Ė Simonís Town

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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

 

Simonís Town

ETHNIC GROUP

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Black African

262

9.30

89

3.16

351

12.46

Coloured

265

9.41

81

2.88

346

12.29

Indian/Asian

93

3.30

45

1.60

138

4.90

White

1,017

36.12

965

34.27

1,981

70.35

Total

1,637

58.13

1,180

41.90

2,816

100.00

 

Simonís Town

AGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - 5

51

1.81

45

1.60

96

3.41

6 - 12

55

1.95

79

2.81

134

4.76

13 - 17

33

1.17

63

2.24

96

3.41

18 - 34

749

26.60

244

8.66

993

35.26

35 - 54

331

11.75

327

11.61

658

23.37

55 - 64

209

7.42

205

7.28

414

14.70

65+

208

7.39

217

7.71

425

15.09

Total

1,637

58.13

1,180

41.90

2,816

100.00

 

Simonís Town

EDUCATION LEVEL OF ADULTS (20+)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

No schooling

9

0.37

6

0.25

15

0.62

Grade 1- 6

45

1.85

9

0.37

54

2.21

Grade 7

6

0.25

12

0.49

18

0.74

Grade 8 - 11

193

7.91

186

7.63

379

15.54

Grade 12

781

32.02

419

17.18

1,200

49.20

Certificate with less than grade 12

9

0.37

27

1.11

36

1.48

Cert/dip with grade 12

201

8.24

180

7.38

381

15.62

Bachelorís degree

125

5.13

39

1.60

164

6.72

Bachelorís degree and diploma

27

1.11

36

1.48

63

2.58

Honourís degree

36

1.48

36

1.48

72

2.95

Higher degree (masterís or doctorate)

27

1.11

30

1.23

57

2.34

Total

1,460

59.86

980

40.18

2,439

100.00

 

Simonís Town

LANGUAGE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

English

1,042

37.00

897

31.85

1,939

68.86

Afrikaans

398

14.13

205

7.28

603

21.41

Xhosa

76

2.70

39

1.38

115

4.08

Other African

112

3.98

27

0.96

139

4.94

Other

9

0.32

12

0.43

21

0.75

Total

1,637

58.13

1,180

41.90

2,816

100.00

 

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Employment Profile by Gender

 

Work Status, Occupation, Income

 

Simonís Town

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY ACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Employed

1,101

68.47

441

27.43

1,542

95.90

Unemployed

42

2.61

24

1.49

66

4.10

Economically Active Total

1,143

71.08

465

28.92

1,608

100.00

 

Simonís Town

WORK STATUS - ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE†† Aged 15 to 65

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Scholar or student

43

7.56

46

8.08

88

15.47

Home-maker or housewife

6

1.05

114

20.04

120

21.09

Pensioner or retired person/too old to work

102

17.93

123

21.62

225

39.54

Unable to work due to illness or disability

21

3.69

0

0.00

21

3.69

Seasonal worker not working presently

9

1.58

6

1.05

15

2.64

Does not choose to work

21

3.69

24

4.22

45

7.91

Could not find work

27

4.75

27

4.75

54

9.49

Economically Inactive Total

229

40.25

340

59.75

569

100.00

 

Simonís Town

OCCUPATION OF LABOUR FORCE

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

Legislators, senior officials and managers

75

4.86

33

2.14

108

7.00

Professionals

147

9.53

69

4.47

216

14.01

Technicians and associate professionals

250

16.21

78

5.06

328

21.27

Clerks

54

3.50

87

5.64

141

9.14

Service workers, shop and market sales workers

193

12.52

102

6.61

295

19.13

Skilled agricultural and fishery workers

6

0.39

3

0.19

9

0.58

Craft and related trades workers

148

9.60

9

0.58

157

10.18

Plant and machine operators and assemblers

48

3.11

6

0.39

54

3.50

Elementary occupations

57

3.70

21

1.36

78

5.06

Undetermined

123

7.98

33

2.14

156

10.12

Total

1,101

71.40

441

28.60

1,542

100.00

 

Simonís Town

INCOME OF EARNERS (PER MONTH)

Male

%

Female

%

Total

%

0 - R1 600

60

3.89

108

7.00

168

10.89

R1 601 - R6 400

774

50.19

273

17.70

1,047

67.90

R6 401 - R25 600

222

14.40

51

3.31

273

17.70

R25 601 - R102 400

42

2.72

9

0.58

51

3.31

R102 401 or more

3

0.19

0

0.00

3

0.19

Total

1,101

71.40

441

28.60

1,542

100.00

 

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Housing Profile

 

Type of Dwelling, Ownership, Household Income

 

Simonís Town

TYPE OF DWELLING

Number 

%

House or brick structure on a separate stand or yard

595

65.24

Traditional dwelling/hut/structure made of traditional materials

12

1.32

Flat in block of flats

109

11.95

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

127

13.93

House/flat/room in back yard

24

2.63

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

12

1.32

Caravan or tent

0

0.00

Private ship/boat

0

0.00

Not applicable (living quarters is not housing unit)

33

3.62

Total

912

100.00

 

Simonís Town

DWELLING OWNERSHIP

Number 

%

Owned and fully paid off

428

46.93

Owned but not yet paid off

147

16.12

Rented

268

29.39

Occupied rent-free

36

3.95

Not applicable

33

3.62

Total

912

100.00

 

Simonís Town

HOUSEHOLD INCOME (PER ANNUM)

Number 

%

0 - R19 200

111

12.17

R19 201 - R76 800

322

35.31

R76 801 - R307 200

386

42.32

R307 201 - R1 228 800

84

9.21

R1 228 801 and more

9

0.99

Total

912

100.00

 

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Service Profile

 

Electricity, Water, Sanitation, Refuse Removal

 

Simonís Town

TYPE OF FUEL USED FOR LIGHTING

Number

%

Electricity

904

98.69

Gas

6

0.66

Paraffin

0

0.00

Candles

3

0.33

Solar

3

0.33

Other

0

0.00

Total

916

100.00

 

Simonís Town

ACCESS TO WATER

Number

%

Piped water inside dwelling

853

93.12

Piped water inside yard

24

2.62

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

6

0.66

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

30

3.28

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

3

0.33

Total

916

100.00

 

Simonís Town

TYPE OF SANITATION

Number

%

Flush toilet (connected to sewerage system)

874

95.41

Flush toilet (with septic tank)

24

2.62

Chemical toilet

0

0.00

Pit latrine with ventilation (VIP)

0

0.00

Pit latrine without ventilation

3

0.33

Bucket latrine

0

0.00

None

15

1.64

Total

916

100.00

 

Simonís Town

TYPE OF REFUSE REMOVAL

Number

%

Removed by local authority at least once a week

895

97.71

Removed by local authority less often

3

0.33

Communal refuse dump

9

0.98

Own refuse dump

9

0.98

No rubbish disposal

0

0.00

Total

916

100.00

 

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