Beaufort West
Local Municipality 183 from Census 2011

Area
21,916.59 km²
Population
49,586 (2.26 per km²)
Households
13,089 (0.60 per km²)

Gender

People Percentage
Female 25,449 51.32%
Male 24,137 48.68%

Population group

People Percentage
Coloured 36,433 73.47%
Black African 8,103 16.34%
White 4,539 9.15%
Other 270 0.54%
Indian or Asian 241 0.49%

First language

People Percentage
Afrikaans 40,520 84.31%
isiXhosa 5,140 10.70%
English 1,194 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 1,527

Main Places

Name Population Area (km²)
Beaufort West 20,066 52.67
Beaufort West NU 7,141 21,686.17
Kwa-Mandlenkosi 5,249 1.64
Merweville 1,592 32.59
Murraysburg 167 68.45
Nelspoort 1,699 72.04
New Town 529 0.44
Rooivlakte 4,902 0.85
Rustdene 8,241 1.75