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Swellendam
Local Municipality 170 from Census 2011

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Area: 3,835.04 km²
Population: 35,916 (9.37 per km²)
Households: 10,139 (2.64 per km²)

Gender People Percentage
Female 18,025 50.19%
Male 17,891 49.81%

Population group People Percentage
Coloured 24,716 68.82%
White 6,239 17.37%
Black African 4,455 12.40%
Other 393 1.09%
Indian or Asian 113 0.31%

First language People Percentage
Afrikaans 29,761 85.06%
isiXhosa 2,397 6.85%
English 1,628 4.65%
Other 438 1.25%
Sesotho 347 0.99%
Setswana 140 0.40%
Sign language 105 0.30%
isiZulu 60 0.17%
isiNdebele 51 0.15%
Xitsonga 23 0.07%
Sepedi 16 0.05%
Tshivenda 14 0.04%
SiSwati 9 0.03%
Not applicable 928

Made up of:

Name Type Population Area (km²)
Barrydale Main Place 4,156 25.77
Buffelsjagrivier Main Place 1,439 0.40
Infanta Main Place 90 20.45
Malgas Main Place 44 0.77
Suurbraak Main Place 2,252 46.11
Swellendam Main Place 17,537 58.14
Swellendam NU Main Place 10,397 3,683.46