Newcastle
Local Municipality 524 from Census 2011

Area
1,855.29 km²
Population
363,236 (195.78 per km²)
Households
84,272 (45.42 per km²)

Gender

People Percentage
Female 190,390 52.41%
Male 172,846 47.59%

Population group

People Percentage
Black African 333,657 91.86%
White 14,275 3.93%
Indian or Asian 11,686 3.22%
Coloured 2,733 0.75%
Other 886 0.24%

First language

People Percentage
isiZulu 308,297 85.62%
English 22,979 6.38%
Afrikaans 12,574 3.49%
Sesotho 3,539 0.98%
isiNdebele 3,397 0.94%
Other 2,524 0.70%
Sign language 2,309 0.64%
Setswana 1,762 0.49%
isiXhosa 1,154 0.32%
Sepedi 607 0.17%
SiSwati 554 0.15%
Xitsonga 264 0.07%
Tshivenda 129 0.04%
Not applicable 3,148

Main Places

Name Population Area (km²)
Alcockspruit 2,656 4.03
Blaauwbosch Laagte 21,336 8.29
Cavan 13,273 12.54
Charlestown 4,392 21.99
Claremont 4,780 5.51
Dicks Halt 7,091 16.53
Fulathela North 1,493 0.84
Inverness 1,413 4.01
Jakkalspan 9,636 10.31
Jobstown 62 7.22
Johnstown 9,568 5.62
Leslie 5,621 3.63
Madadeni 119,497 27.96
Manzana 2,866 1.56
Masondale 2,744 8.43
Mndozo 3,985 8.99
Muiskraal 3,452 6.95
Newcastle 56,144 75.79
Newcastle NU 12,470 1,590.68
Ngagane 906 0.74
Ngagane Colliery 197 8.08
Osizweni 77,845 15.34
Suspense 927 7.56
Taum 883 2.68