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Western Cape
Province 1 from Census 2011

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Area: 129462.21 km²
Population: 5822734 (44.98 per km²)
Households: 1634000 (12.62 per km²)

Gender People Percentage
Female 2964228 50.91%
Male 2858506 49.09%

Population group People Percentage
Coloured 2840404 48.78%
Black African 1912547 32.85%
White 915053 15.72%
Other 93969 1.61%
Indian or Asian 60761 1.04%

First language People Percentage
Afrikaans 2820643 49.70%
isiXhosa 1403233 24.72%
English 1149049 20.25%
Other 127117 2.24%
Sesotho 64066 1.13%
isiZulu 24634 0.43%
Setswana 24534 0.43%
Sign language 22172 0.39%
isiNdebele 15238 0.27%
Xitsonga 9152 0.16%
Sepedi 8144 0.14%
Tshivenda 4415 0.08%
SiSwati 3208 0.06%
Not applicable 147130

Made up of:

Name Type Population Area (km²)
Cape Winelands District Municipality 787490 21472.67
Central Karoo District Municipality 71011 38853.98
City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality 3740026 2444.97
Eden District Municipality 574265 23331.12
Overberg District Municipality 258176 12240.78
West Coast District Municipality 391766 31118.67