West Rand
District Municipality 748 from Census 2011

Area
4,087.42 km²
Population
820,995 (200.86 per km²)
Households
267,397 (65.42 per km²)

Gender

People Percentage
Male 428,175 52.15%
Female 392,820 47.85%

Population group

People Percentage
Black African 650,132 79.19%
White 137,041 16.69%
Coloured 20,550 2.50%
Indian or Asian 9,433 1.15%
Other 3,838 0.47%

First language

People Percentage
Setswana 218,995 27.33%
Afrikaans 135,685 16.93%
isiXhosa 119,507 14.92%
Sesotho 86,549 10.80%
isiZulu 72,447 9.04%
English 53,321 6.65%
Xitsonga 41,846 5.22%
Sepedi 24,622 3.07%
Other 16,749 2.09%
Tshivenda 11,575 1.44%
isiNdebele 8,541 1.07%
SiSwati 7,334 0.92%
Sign language 4,071 0.51%
Not applicable 19,753

Local Municipalities

Name Population Area (km²)
Merafong City 197,520 1,630.54
Mogale City 362,422 1,342.16
Randfontein 149,286 474.89
Westonaria 111,767 639.82