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Soweto
Main Place 798026 from Census 2011

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Area: 200.03 km²
Population: 1271628 (6357.29 per km²)
Households: 355331 (1776.42 per km²)

Gender People Percentage
Female 640588 50.38%
Male 631040 49.62%

Population group People Percentage
Black African 1253037 98.54%
Coloured 13079 1.03%
Other 2674 0.21%
White 1421 0.11%
Indian or Asian 1418 0.11%

First language People Percentage
isiZulu 469873 37.07%
Sesotho 196816 15.53%
Setswana 163083 12.87%
Xitsonga 112346 8.86%
isiXhosa 109977 8.68%
Sepedi 65215 5.14%
Tshivenda 56737 4.48%
English 29602 2.34%
isiNdebele 17142 1.35%
Afrikaans 16567 1.31%
Other 14334 1.13%
SiSwati 9292 0.73%
Sign language 6642 0.52%
Not applicable 4003

Made up of:

Name Type Population Area (km²)
Bram Fischerville Sub Place 12720 1.32
Bram Fischerville Ext 1 Sub Place 14343 1.17
Bram Fischerville Ext 10 Sub Place 4387 0.48
Bram Fischerville Ext 12 Sub Place 15805 3.56
Bram Fischerville Ext 2 Sub Place 2625 0.46
Bram Fischerville Ext 3 Sub Place 10092 0.90
Bram Fischerville Ext 5 Sub Place 2996 0.80
Bram Fischerville Ext 7 Sub Place 14008 1.38
Bram Fischerville Ext 8 Sub Place 8752 1.55
Bram Fischerville Ext 9 Sub Place 5671 0.42
Chiawelo Sub Place 13103 1.10
Chiawelo Ext 1 Sub Place 5759 0.21
Chiawelo Ext 2 Sub Place 22635 1.96
Chiawelo Ext 3 Sub Place 6582 0.85
Chiawelo Ext 4 & 5 Sub Place 2456 0.26
Chris Hani Sub Place 1499 0.56
Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital Sub Place 470 2.39
Dhlamini Sub Place 16739 2.19
Diepkloof SP Sub Place 5903 1.42
Diepkloof Zone 1 Sub Place 13241 1.19
Diepkloof Zone 2 Sub Place 19899 1.30
Diepkloof Zone 3 Sub Place 9897 0.91
Diepkloof Zone 4 Sub Place 20029 1.39
Diepkloof Zone 5 Sub Place 14681 0.90
Diepkloof Zone 6 Sub Place 11417 1.71
Dobsonville Sub Place 40328 2.73
Dobsonville Ext 1 Sub Place 635 0.06
Dobsonville Ext 2 Sub Place 7229 0.99
Dobsonville Ext 3 Sub Place 11918 1.61
Dobsonville Ext 4 Sub Place 1855 0.29
Dobsonville Ext 5 & 7 Sub Place 1573 0.17
Dobsonville Gardens Sub Place 4525 0.74
Doornkop 1 Sub Place 14622 2.19
Doornkop 2 Sub Place 15876 1.63
Doornkop AH Sub Place 4695 12.67
Dube Sub Place 18123 2.58
Emdeni Sub Place 35753 2.69
Freedom Charter Square Sub Place 4947 0.20
Jabavu Sub Place 45198 3.27
Jabulani Sub Place 23527 2.92
Klipriviersoog Sub Place 559 0.81
Klipspruit Sub Place 25581 2.70
Klipspruit Treatment Works Sub Place 505 3.10
Kliptown Sub Place 7548 0.77
Mapetla Sub Place 23146 1.74
Meadowlands East Zone 1 Sub Place 23198 1.39
Meadowlands East Zone 2 Sub Place 8917 0.68
Meadowlands East Zone 3 Sub Place 9536 0.81
Meadowlands East Zone 4 Sub Place 11832 0.72
Meadowlands East Zone 5 Sub Place 13970 0.82
Meadowlands West Zone 10 Sub Place 15779 1.05
Meadowlands West Zone 6 Sub Place 10597 0.74
Meadowlands West Zone 7 Sub Place 9608 0.69
Meadowlands West Zone 8 Sub Place 7125 0.43
Meadowlands West Zone 9 Sub Place 12032 0.89
Mmesi Park Sub Place 1876 0.75
Mofolo Central Sub Place 14231 1.89
Mofolo North Sub Place 13014 1.27
Mofolo South Sub Place 6270 1.07
Molapo Sub Place 14935 1.21
Moletsane Sub Place 14824 1.15
Moroka Sub Place 17402 2.31
Moroka North Sub Place 3363 0.25
Motsoaledi Sub Place 8392 0.67
Naledi Ext 1 Sub Place 38576 2.84
Naledi Ext 2 Sub Place 8674 1.12
Noordgesig Sub Place 12115 1.28
Orlando East Sub Place 68210 4.47
Orlando West Sub Place 40603 5.54
Phiri Sub Place 15875 0.92
Pimville Zone 1 Sub Place 7391 0.76
Pimville Zone 2 Sub Place 7055 0.52
Pimville Zone 3 Sub Place 6627 0.43
Pimville Zone 4 Sub Place 9266 0.88
Pimville Zone 5 Sub Place 5283 1.16
Pimville Zone 6 Sub Place 8642 0.92
Pimville Zone 7 Sub Place 3999 0.55
Pimville Zone 8 Sub Place 4481 0.46
Power Park Sub Place 6071 2.72
Protea Glen Sub Place 75634 13.12
Protea North Sub Place 13513 2.62
Protea South Sub Place 18823 1.96
Senaoane Sub Place 14340 1.06
Slovoville Sub Place 8398 1.05
Sol Plaatjie Sub Place 9141 0.92
Soteba Sub Place 3698 0.60
South Roodepoort Main Reef Areas Gold Mine Sub Place 2757 19.07
Stesa AH Sub Place 28 30.16
Thulani Sub Place 40376 4.98
Tladi Sub Place 14435 1.35
Valentine Village/Mandela View Sub Place 4346 0.19
Winnie Camp Sub Place 2608 0.13
Zola Sub Place 44777 3.91
Zondi Sub Place 15130 1.29