Wazimap provides useful facts about places in south africa. The census results show that the population of south africa increased by about four million from 1996 to 2001. Demographic and dwelling information displayed on this site was supplied by statssa and is free of charge. This form was also used to enumeration the homeless. Oct 31, 2012 it is curious that statssa was in such a rush to publish the results, a mere 12 months after the census had been conducted. In australia, of people aged 15 years and over, 70. The 2011 census data has been dismissed by many because of unrealistic findings. Version 1 of the south african census 2011 10% sample dataset was provided on cd to datafirst by statistics south africa in may 2014. The census 2011 results contain information about south africa s population, household, migration trends and service delivery levels.
Statistics south africa, 2016 statistical release p0301 107 pp a complete set of stats sa publications is available at stats sa library and the following libraries. Samoa sao tome and principe saudi arabia senegal serbia seychelles sierra leone singapore slovakia slovenia solomon islands somalia south africa south america south central asia south eastern asia southern africa southern asia southern europe south sudan spain sri lanka state of. Abstract datafirst has been provided with additional gis data for cape town from the city of cape town municipality for the 1991, 1996, 2001, and 2011 censuses. South africa south african census 2011, 10% sample. Population statistics were obtained from the census 2011 community profile databases, and geographical areas were calculated from the census 2011 gis dvd. The south african census 2011 is provided to researchers by statistics south africa in two formats. The south african national census of 2011 is the 3rd comprehensive census performed by. This is the biggest exercise that stats sa undertakes outside of the census. Sep 18, 2014 a community survey took the place of the 2006 census. Afrigis embarked on a journey to create an informative online census portal with the release of statistics south africa s statssa 2011 census results. Statistics south africa asks people to describe themselves in the census in terms of five racial population groups.
Community survey 2016, statistical release p0301 statistics south africa. From 10 to 31 october 2011, south africa will be conducting its third census since the advent of democracy in 1994. South africa census 2011 immigration south africa blog. The 1996 south african population census contains data collected on.
Dec 15, 2015 the claims they make need to be checked, openly and impartially. Some transactions with government can be completed online. Statistics south africa frequently shortened to stats sa is the national statistical service of south africa, with the goal of producing timely, accurate, and official statistics in order to advance economic growth, development, and democracy. Oct 21, 20 the 2011 census demographic report is the first volume of a series to be published, giving the results of the 2011 population and housing census, which was conducted by the central statistical office of trinidad and tobago csott during the period 9th january 31st may 2011. A comparison of inflation expectations and inflation credibility in south africa. South africa south african census 2011, 10% sample datafirst. The results of the community survey 2016 were handed over to minister jeff radebe on 30 june 2016. Download the questionnaires, technical documents and reports that describe the survey process and the key results for this study. Software download extraction tools to help you get the indepth data you need. Statistician generals results launch presentation pdf.
Census 2001 census 2011 compiled by strategic development information and gis department, city of cape town 1996, 2001 and 2011 census data supplied by statistics south africa. The fi rst census was conducted in 1996, the second one followed five years later 2001, whilst the recent census was conducted just over a y ear ago 2011. City of cape town 2011 census cape town trends and change. Apr 29, 20 this data is expected to help councillors, city planners, policymakers, advocacy groups and ordinary south africans to create better understanding of their communities. Datafirst, university of cape town, south africa central. The 2011 census general report, which was laid before parliament on 4th march 2015, summarises the entire census operation spanning ten years, from the early consultation, legislation and planning stages, through the field activities and data processing including the data capture and coding of questionnaires and the full adjustment of census counts to the production and dissemination of. Africa check is an independent, nonpartisan organisation which assesses claims made in the public arena using journalistic skills and evidence drawn from the latest online tools, readers, public sources and experts, sorting fact from fiction and publishing the results. South africa datasets on the republic of south africa. The south africa 2011 census provides population numbers, household or family size and composition, and information on sex and age distribution. Dec 19, 2012 the way south africa and the uk released their census data recently showed how far sa has to go to embrace open data, says ray joseph.
Statistics south africa census datasets openafrica. Please note the disclaimer at the foot of this page. The ethnic groups in south africa have a variety of origins. Three sets of questionnaires were developed for census 2011. South africa has conducted three censuses 1996, 2001 and 2011. South africa population and housing census 2011 ghdx. It undertook to enumerate every person present in south africa on the census night between 910 october 2001 at a cost of r987,000,000. Oct 30, 2012 what is clear from the 2011 census results is that more south africans are getting some education compared to 2001, but not enough of it. Jun 28, 2014 this is a zipped folder containing shape files and geographic database files for cape town for the south african population census 2011. A total of 103576 eas were demarcated for census 2011. Many of south africas peers in the developing world typically take 18.
These results build on the first release of uk census results showing population estimates of the usually resident population for the uk, constituent countries and all local authority areas or their equivalent by age and sex, and household estimates. This is the household questionnaire for the post enumeration survey conducted after the south african census 2011. In south africa, for the past three censuses which have been conducted since the first democratic elections 1996, 2001 and 2011, this reference date has been the night of 910 october 2011. The national census of 2001 was the 2nd comprehensive national census of the republic of south africa, or postapartheid south africa. Welcome to the official south african government online site. Census results play an essential role in informing and measuring public policies. A census is a count of all people in the country on a predetermined date called the reference date. Assessment of age and sex reporting using the whipples, myers and bachi indices accuracy index joint score. The african renaissance, south africa s march to a better quality of life, should and needs to be anchored on a strong knowledge and information base. Users may apply or process this data, provided statistics south africa stats sa is acknowledged as the original source of the data. Should the next south african census be registerbased. Undertaking a census is a massive exercise and involves collecting, compiling, and analysing demographic, economic and social data about all persons living in a country. Section 16 of the statistics act of 1999 outlines the duties of every person in south africa to participate in the collection of census data and section 18 of the same act provides for prosecution of any person refusing to provide information required for the census. Evaluation of the south african population census 2011.
Australian census 2011 demographic map inner sydney by. By way of management, control and oversight internal to stats sa, the organization was continuously undertaking data acquisition. Over 15 million questionnaires were processed by stats sa and the results are used as a benchmark for research and analysis. Census in south africa south african history online. Statistics south africa on state of readiness for census 2011.
Contribute to konektazshape files development by creating an account on github. We still stand by our decision that the census results are. The results will provide details about how the country has evolved since the last census in 2001. Census 2001 census 2011 compiled by strategic development information and gis department, city of cape town 1996, 2001 and 2011 census data supplied by statistics south africa based on census 2011 information available at the time of compilation, as released by statistics south africa. Most of the residents of the municipality live in the town of oudtshoorn, which as of 2011 has a population of 61,507. Censuses are principal means of collecting basic population and housing statistics required for social and. The map is divided into geographical subdivisions by statistical area level 1. Statistics south africa created on march 29, 2019 last modified march 29, 2019 page views 7380 download 3529 study website metadata ddixml json. South africa south african census community profiles 2011. Drakenstein municipality is a local municipality located within the cape winelands district municipality, in the western cape province of south africa. Census 2011 was the third population and housing count in postapartheid south africa. South africa census 2011 world bank microdata library.
Census 2011 was the third census to be conducted in south africa, since the first democratic elections in 1994. Before you browse for 2001 census statistics, select the most appropriate type of data. The 2011 census figures for these categories were black african at 76. This is the census questionnaire questionnaire b for people temporarily in the country during the census enumeration period, including tourists. City of cape town 2011 census cape town december 2012 trends and change 10 years. The results of a south african public opinion poll. The census bureau reuses data from other agencies to cut the cost of data collection and to reduce the burden on people who respond to our censuses and surveys. Census 2011 municipal report gauteng statistics south africa. City of cape town 2011 census cape town december 2012 compiled by strategic development information and gis department, city of cape town 2011 and 2001 census data supplied by statistics south africa based on information available at the time of compilation as released by statistics south africa.
The office for national statistics today presents further results from the 2011 census of the united kingdom. An ea is a small geographic unit of a manageable size in terms of population and land area assigned to a single person to enumerate during the census enumeration. A database of community profiles at the level of province, district, municipality, main place, subplace and ward. To this end, statistics south africa produces official demographic, economic, and social censuses and surveys. The release last week of the census findings in england and wales has been an excellent opportunity to compare the way in which it was handled, against the launch of the south african census 2011 in october. View demographic information, now also with additional dwelling data census 2011 listing database. In 2011 south africa had the third census to be conducted since the post democratic elections in 1994 and a number of population and household attributes were measured and variety of indicators generated. Statistics south africa is ready for census 2011 big count. Statssa interactive graphs statistics south africa.
Out of this arsenal of information we will know whether south africa is making progress. In just under a years time all people within the borders of south africa will be counted on the night of the 9th and 10th october 2011 in the biggest census ever conducted in this country. This site provides online access to a selection of results from south africa s census 2011 down to the sub place layer of detail, as released in the community profile database dvd set. A 10% sample dataset at the level of province, district and municipality plus spatial data at small area level. In census 2011 a new census town was defined as being a cluster with a minimum of 50 occupied dwellings, with a maximum distance between any dwelling and the building closest to it of 100 metres, and where there was evidence of an urban centre shop, school etc. The 2011 census will thus be the third census conducted by a democratic south african government and forms part of the 2010 round of african censuses, which aim to provide comprehensive data on the continent, for improved planning and to aid development. But that should not be reason to doubt the accuracy of the 2011 census.
The 2011 south african census was the last held and the next will be in 2021. The south african national census of 2011 is the 3rd comprehensive census performed by statistics south africa the 2011 census was the first census to include georeferencing for every individual dwelling in south africa. The claims they make need to be checked, openly and impartially. Aboutwhat you should dohow long does it takehow much does. For the 2011 census statistics south africa specifically applied for. National library of south africa, pretoria division national library of south africa, cape town. People born in south africa who arrived in australia during 2007 as a fraction of total persons, in inner sydney, australia, according to the 2011 census results. Its size is influenced by geographical location and population density. A community survey took the place of the 2006 census. The way south africa and the uk released their census data recently showed how far sa has to go to embrace open data, says ray joseph. Total population grew from 51 770 560 in 2011 to 55 653 654 in 2016. Details of where ons have discovered and issue with or correction to 2011 census data, with links where to find the updated and original information. South africa census 2011 spatial metadata konektazshape. Compare places using tables and maps, download data, and embed charts on your site.
Census 2011 boundary files cso central statistics office. South africa population census 1996 world bank microdata library. Download the questionnaires, technical documents and reports that describe the. May 31, 20 afrigis embarked on a journey to create an informative online census portal with the release of statistics south africas statssa 2011 census results. Afrigis census portal view demographic information. May, 2016 statistics south africa is ready for census 2011 big count. Pde is a platform that is designed to help people understand statistics and data through rich, interactive visualisations.
It also includes other demographic, economic, and healthrelated topics. Nov 01, 2012 the census is solid, statistics south africa says. Statistics south africa continues to breakdown the census. The third census was conducted in october 2011 and a number of population and household attributes were measured and a variety of indicators generated from them. The average household income in south africa has more than doubled over the past decade, according to the 2011 census results. This site provides online access to a selection of results from south africas census 2011 down to the sub place layer of detail, as released in the. City of cape town 2011 census cape town trends and. Statistics south africa census 2011 municipal report, gauteng, report 030152 be 1 introduction south africa has had three censuses since the first general elections in 1994. Census 2011 key results on households and families, and method of travel to work or study. Statistics south africa is the source of the basic data, while the information displayed results from my own processing of the census data. Approximately 12 000 contract field staff were appointed over a sixweek period to visit homes and collect data. The 2011 census will thus be the third census conducted by a.395 805 1186 100 921 920 308 169 864 1289 1457 1453 758 441 993 907 598 931 290 1268 1161 528 288 1291 1012 972 1190 119 1344 518 266 1349 1122