CITY OF CAPE TOWN CHARACTERISTICS OF HOUSEHOLDS

 

REFUSE REMOVAL

 

 

Black African

%

Coloured

%

Indian or Asian

%

White

%

Total

%

Removed by local authority at least once a week

210610

87.1

299216

97.4

9822

99.0

197381

98.3

717029

94.4

Removed by local authority less often than once a week

5860

2.4

1461

0.5

32

0.3

1120

0.6

8473

1.1

Communal refuse dump

7425

3.1

1632

0.5

26

0.3

449

0.2

9532

1.3

Own refuse dump

9017

3.7

3824

1.2

27

0.3

1378

0.7

14246

1.9

No rubbish disposal

8878

3.7

1166

0.4

14

0.1

427

0.2

10485

1.4

Total

241790

100

307299

100

9921

100

200755

100

759765

100

SOURCE: CENSUS 2001, STATISTICS SOUTH AFRICA