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Beaufort West
Local Municipality 183 from Census 2011

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Area: 21916.59 km²
Population: 49586 (2.26 per km²)
Households: 13089 (0.60 per km²)

Gender People Percentage
Female 25449 51.32%
Male 24137 48.68%

Population group People Percentage
Coloured 36433 73.47%
Black African 8103 16.34%
White 4539 9.15%
Other 270 0.54%
Indian or Asian 241 0.49%

First language People Percentage
Afrikaans 40520 84.31%
isiXhosa 5140 10.70%
English 1194 2.48%
Setswana 261 0.54%
Sesotho 239 0.50%
Other 220 0.46%
Sign language 134 0.28%
isiZulu 123 0.26%
isiNdebele 82 0.17%
Sepedi 75 0.16%
Tshivenda 41 0.09%
SiSwati 20 0.04%
Xitsonga 9 0.02%
Not applicable 1527

Made up of:

Name Type Population Area (km²)
Beaufort West Main Place 20066 52.67
Beaufort West NU Main Place 7141 21686.17
Kwa-Mandlenkosi Main Place 5249 1.64
Merweville Main Place 1592 32.59
Murraysburg Main Place 167 68.45
Nelspoort Main Place 1699 72.04
New Town Main Place 529 0.44
Rooivlakte Main Place 4902 0.85
Rustdene Main Place 8241 1.75