Soweto
Main Place 798026 from Census 2011

Area
200.03 km²
Population
1,271,628 (6,357.29 per km²)
Households
355,331 (1,776.42 per km²)

Gender

People Percentage
Female 640,588 50.38%
Male 631,040 49.62%

Population group

People Percentage
Black African 1,253,037 98.54%
Coloured 13,079 1.03%
Other 2,674 0.21%
White 1,421 0.11%
Indian or Asian 1,418 0.11%

First language

People Percentage
isiZulu 469,873 37.07%
Sesotho 196,816 15.53%
Setswana 163,083 12.87%
Xitsonga 112,346 8.86%
isiXhosa 109,977 8.68%
Sepedi 65,215 5.14%
Tshivenda 56,737 4.48%
English 29,602 2.34%
isiNdebele 17,142 1.35%
Afrikaans 16,567 1.31%
Other 14,334 1.13%
SiSwati 9,292 0.73%
Sign language 6,642 0.52%
Not applicable 4,003

Sub Places

Name Population Area (km²)
Bram Fischerville 12,720 1.32
Bram Fischerville Ext 1 14,343 1.17
Bram Fischerville Ext 10 4,387 0.48
Bram Fischerville Ext 12 15,805 3.56
Bram Fischerville Ext 2 2,625 0.46
Bram Fischerville Ext 3 10,092 0.90
Bram Fischerville Ext 5 2,996 0.80
Bram Fischerville Ext 7 14,008 1.38
Bram Fischerville Ext 8 8,752 1.55
Bram Fischerville Ext 9 5,671 0.42
Chiawelo 13,103 1.10
Chiawelo Ext 1 5,759 0.21
Chiawelo Ext 2 22,635 1.96
Chiawelo Ext 3 6,582 0.85
Chiawelo Ext 4 & 5 2,456 0.26
Chris Hani 1,499 0.56
Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital 470 2.39
Dhlamini 16,739 2.19
Diepkloof SP 5,903 1.42
Diepkloof Zone 1 13,241 1.19
Diepkloof Zone 2 19,899 1.30
Diepkloof Zone 3 9,897 0.91
Diepkloof Zone 4 20,029 1.39
Diepkloof Zone 5 14,681 0.90
Diepkloof Zone 6 11,417 1.71
Dobsonville 40,328 2.73
Dobsonville Ext 1 635 0.06
Dobsonville Ext 2 7,229 0.99
Dobsonville Ext 3 11,918 1.61
Dobsonville Ext 4 1,855 0.29
Dobsonville Ext 5 & 7 1,573 0.17
Dobsonville Gardens 4,525 0.74
Doornkop 1 14,622 2.19
Doornkop 2 15,876 1.63
Doornkop AH 4,695 12.67
Dube 18,123 2.58
Emdeni 35,753 2.69
Freedom Charter Square 4,947 0.20
Jabavu 45,198 3.27
Jabulani 23,527 2.92
Klipriviersoog 559 0.81
Klipspruit 25,581 2.70
Klipspruit Treatment Works 505 3.10
Kliptown 7,548 0.77
Mapetla 23,146 1.74
Meadowlands East Zone 1 23,198 1.39
Meadowlands East Zone 2 8,917 0.68
Meadowlands East Zone 3 9,536 0.81
Meadowlands East Zone 4 11,832 0.72
Meadowlands East Zone 5 13,970 0.82
Meadowlands West Zone 10 15,779 1.05
Meadowlands West Zone 6 10,597 0.74
Meadowlands West Zone 7 9,608 0.69
Meadowlands West Zone 8 7,125 0.43
Meadowlands West Zone 9 12,032 0.89
Mmesi Park 1,876 0.75
Mofolo Central 14,231 1.89
Mofolo North 13,014 1.27
Mofolo South 6,270 1.07
Molapo 14,935 1.21
Moletsane 14,824 1.15
Moroka 17,402 2.31
Moroka North 3,363 0.25
Motsoaledi 8,392 0.67
Naledi Ext 1 38,576 2.84
Naledi Ext 2 8,674 1.12
Noordgesig 12,115 1.28
Orlando East 68,210 4.47
Orlando West 40,603 5.54
Phiri 15,875 0.92
Pimville Zone 1 7,391 0.76
Pimville Zone 2 7,055 0.52
Pimville Zone 3 6,627 0.43
Pimville Zone 4 9,266 0.88
Pimville Zone 5 5,283 1.16
Pimville Zone 6 8,642 0.92
Pimville Zone 7 3,999 0.55
Pimville Zone 8 4,481 0.46
Power Park 6,071 2.72
Protea Glen 75,634 13.12
Protea North 13,513 2.62
Protea South 18,823 1.96
Senaoane 14,340 1.06
Slovoville 8,398 1.05
Sol Plaatjie 9,141 0.92
Soteba 3,698 0.60
South Roodepoort Main Reef Areas Gold Mine 2,757 19.07
Stesa AH 28 30.16
Thulani 40,376 4.98
Tladi 14,435 1.35
Valentine Village/Mandela View 4,346 0.19
Winnie Camp 2,608 0.13
Zola 44,777 3.91
Zondi 15,130 1.29