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Knysna
Local Municipality 180 from Census 2011

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Area: 1,108.77 km²
Population: 68,659 (61.92 per km²)
Households: 21,893 (19.75 per km²)

Gender People Percentage
Female 34,702 50.54%
Male 33,957 49.46%

Population group People Percentage
Coloured 28,076 40.89%
Black African 24,769 36.08%
White 14,432 21.02%
Other 1,088 1.58%
Indian or Asian 294 0.43%

First language People Percentage
Afrikaans 34,229 51.19%
isiXhosa 19,000 28.42%
English 10,266 15.35%
Other 1,573 2.35%
Sesotho 392 0.59%
isiZulu 377 0.56%
Sign language 271 0.41%
Setswana 246 0.37%
isiNdebele 219 0.33%
Sepedi 97 0.15%
Xitsonga 78 0.12%
Tshivenda 70 0.10%
SiSwati 47 0.07%
Not applicable 1,793

Made up of:

Name Type Population Area (km²)
Buffelsbaai Main Place 71 0.82
Goukamma Nature Reserve Main Place 13 22.25
Karatara Main Place 880 5.82
Knysna Main Place 51,078 108.77
Knysna NU Main Place 4,222 957.27
Montmere Main Place 75 3.28
Myoli Beach Main Place 42 0.95
Phantom Pass Main Place 35 0.51
Rheenendal Main Place 3,936 0.52
Sedgefield Main Place 8,286 7.85
Swartvlei Main Place 20 0.73