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Richards Bay
Main Place 538011 from Census 2011

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Area: 142.78 km²
Population: 57,387 (401.91 per km²)
Households: 15,758 (110.36 per km²)

Gender People Percentage
Female 28,771 50.14%
Male 28,615 49.86%

Population group People Percentage
Black African 27,549 48.01%
White 17,276 30.10%
Indian or Asian 10,457 18.22%
Coloured 1,863 3.25%
Other 241 0.42%

First language People Percentage
isiZulu 22,678 40.57%
English 18,887 33.79%
Afrikaans 12,015 21.50%
isiNdebele 426 0.76%
Other 397 0.71%
isiXhosa 374 0.67%
Setswana 348 0.62%
Sesotho 293 0.52%
Sign language 153 0.27%
Sepedi 134 0.24%
Xitsonga 75 0.13%
SiSwati 58 0.10%
Tshivenda 55 0.10%
Not applicable 1,494

Made up of:

Name Type Population Area (km²)
Alton Sub Place 277 44.84
Alton North Sub Place 147 8.68
Aquadene Sub Place 3,456 1.39
Arboretum Sub Place 11,697 5.66
Birdwood Sub Place 4,613 4.36
Brackenham Sub Place 7,920 1.92
Mandlazini Sub Place 6,855 5.69
Meer En See Sub Place 9,236 14.19
Mzingazi Sub Place 5,957 3.07
Richards Bay Central Sub Place 543 2.50
Richards Bay Coal Terminal Sub Place 0 18.40
Richards Bay Game Reserve Sub Place 0 25.53
Tuzi-Gazi Sub Place 117 3.02
Veld En Vlei Sub Place 4,198 2.40
Wild En Weide Sub Place 2,372 1.11