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Census 96 : Community Profile - HOUT BAY

Employment Profile (Work status, Occupation, Income)

HOUT BAY
Male Female Total
WORK STATUS (AGED 15+)
Employed 3,321 2,462 5,783
Unemployed, looking for work 412 495 907
          Economically Active Total 3,733 2,957 6,690
Not working - not looking for work 183 159 342
Not working - housewife/home-maker  12 618 630
Not working - scholar/full-time student 284 319 603
Not working - pensioner/retired person 282 325 607
Not working - disabled person 40 24 64
Not working - not wishing to work 11 32 43
Not working - none of the above 109 143 252
        Economically Inactive Total 921 1,620 2,541
Unspecified  8 6 14
Total 4,662 4,583 9,245
OCCUPATION OF LABOUR FORCE
Legislators, senior officials and managers 538 209 747
Professionals 479 366 845
Technicians and associate professionals 300 313 613
Clerks 36 229 265
Service workers, shop and market sales workers 179 241 420
Skilled agricultural and fishery workers 535 20 555
Craft and related trades workers 379 28 407
Plant and machine operators and assemblers 47 20 67
Elementary occupations 504 809 1,313
Total 2,997 2,235 5,232
INCOME OF EARNERS (PER MONTH)
< R1000 992 1,105 2,097
R1001 - R2500 709 570 1,279
R2501 - R4500 364 512 876
R4501 - R8000 525 361 886
R8001 + 905 223 1,128
Unspecified 1,040 1,140 2,180
Total 4,535 3,911 8,446

Compiled by Urban Policy Unit from the 1996 Census data supplied by Statistics South Africa
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