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Province in South Africa

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
1996-10-09
Population
Census
2001-10-09
Population
Census
2011-10-09
Population
Estimate
2016-03-06
Western CapeProvince3,956,8754,524,3355,822,7346,279,730
Beaufort WestLocal Municipality40,69343,29049,58651,080
BergrivierLocal Municipality37,48546,53861,89767,474
Bitou (Plettenberg Bay)Local Municipality18,42729,18249,16259,157
Breede ValleyLocal Municipality129,984146,387166,825176,578
Cape AgulhasLocal Municipality23,01527,15533,03836,000
CederbergLocal Municipality31,70439,55949,76852,949
City of Cape TownMetropolitan Municipality2,562,2802,892,2433,740,0264,004,793
DrakensteinLocal Municipality186,334194,417251,262280,195
GeorgeLocal Municipality120,148149,436193,672208,237
Hessequa (Langeberg)Local Municipality38,55344,11452,64254,237
KannalandLocal Municipality21,19023,97124,76724,168
KnysnaLocal Municipality43,59952,03568,65973,835
LaingsburgLocal Municipality5,9136,6808,2898,895
Langeberg (Breede River/Winelands)Local Municipality67,08381,68497,724105,483
MatzikamaLocal Municipality43,90654,19967,14771,045
Mossel BayLocal Municipality59,78971,49489,43094,135
OudtshoornLocal Municipality79,18184,69295,93397,509
OverstrandLocal Municipality36,68655,01280,43293,466
Prince AlbertLocal Municipality9,50810,51213,13614,272
Saldanha BayLocal Municipality56,55770,26199,193111,173
StellenboschLocal Municipality103,996118,709155,733173,419
SwartlandLocal Municipality65,30172,115113,762133,762
SwellendamLocal Municipality24,57928,28535,91640,211
TheewaterskloofLocal Municipality74,58293,276108,790117,109
WitzenbergLocal Municipality76,38689,087115,946130,548
South AfricaRepublic40,583,57344,819,77851,770,56055,653,654

Source: Statistics South Africa (web).

Explanation: The 2016 population figures refer to the Community Survey 2016. Area figures for municipalities are calculated from geospatial data.


Further Population Figures:

Gender (C 2011)
Males2,858,506
Females2,964,228
Population Group (C 2011)
Black African1,912,547
White915,053
Asian60,761
Coloured2,840,404
Other group93,969
First Language (C 2011)
Zulu24,634
Xhosa1,403,233
Afrikaans2,820,643
English1,149,049
Northern Sotho8,144
Tswana24,534
Sotho64,066
Tsonga9,152
Venda4,415
Southern Ndebele15,238
Sign Language22,172
Other language127,117

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