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					                 ECONOMIC AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
                                                               2005/06
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 A Socio-Economic Profile of Ward 57 (Mowbray, Observatory, Salt River, Woodstock) looking at
   the Economic and Human Development Department’s programmes and projects in 2005/06

                                                        January 2006
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                                                          General Information

Ward 57 includes the suburbs of Mowbray, Observatory, Salt River and Woodstock.

Area Co-ordinator Contacts:
Surname                          Alexander
Name:                            Shirley
Address:                         Propnet (PX) Building
                                 Modderdam Road
                                 Bellville
Cell                             084 222 1207
Email                            Shirley.Alexander@capetown.gov.za
Business Number                  021 918 2685
Fax Number


Subcouncil Contact:
Subcouncil
Chairperson
Tel
E-mail

Sub Council Manager:
Surname
Name:
Party
Cell
Email
Business Number
Fax Number




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                                                                 Socio-Economic Profile

Demographics

Total Population: 24.340                                                     Type of Dwelling: (Two top occurrences)
                                                                                  House or brick structure on a separate stand or yard –
Ethnic Group: (Percentage)                                                            54.65%
          Group                  Male                         Female              Town/cluster/semi-detached house – 23.16%
 Black African             9.41                       8.48
 Coloured                  24.56                      27.70
 Indian / Asian            2.89                       3.06                   Age Profile: (Percentage)
 White                     11.83                      12.07                             Age                            Male                       Female
                                                                              0–5                            3.34                         3.22
Economically active (Aged 15 – 65) (Percentage)                               6 – 12                         4.09                         3.57
                                   Male               Female                  13 – 17                        3.21                         3.10
 Employed                  46.79                41.40                         18 – 34                        21.15                        21.64
 Unemployed                7.07                 4.75                          35 - 54                        11.27                        11.87
                                                                              55 – 64                        3.02                         3.45
Occupation of Labour Force: (Percentage)                                      65+                            2.60                         4.48
          Occupation                Male                       Female
  Legislator, senior          5.17                     3.62                  Education level of Adults above 20 years:
  officials and managers                                                          No Schooling – 1.75%
  Professional                10.07                    8.91                       Grade 1 – 12 – 70.18%
  Technicians and             5.31                     6.51
  associate professionals                                                    Household Income (per annum)
  Clerks                      4.70                     10.95                  Income (R)                                  Percentage (%)
  Service workers, shop       6.71                     5.14                   No income                                   8.80
  and market sales                                                            1 – 4 800                                   1.41
  workers                                                                     4 801 – 9 600                               5.59
  Skilled agricultural and    0.37                     0.08                   9 601 – 19 200                              7.75
  fishery workers                                                             19 201 – 76 800                             34.17
  Craft and related trades 6.85                        1.49                   76 801 – 307 200                            36.28
  work                                                                        307 201 – 1 228 800                         4.94
  Plant and machine           2.85                     1.07                   1 228 801 and more                          1.04
  operators and
  assemblers
  Elementary occupations 3.91                          4.08
  Undetermined                7.09                     5.09
Work Status - Economically Inactive: (Two            top occurrences and
disability)
                                  Male                        Female
                                                                             (Source: Census 2001, Statistics South Africa extracted by Innovation, Information and
  Scholar or student       2292                      2377                    Knowledge management Directorate)
  Home- maker or 36                                  1246
  housewife
  Unable to work due 416                             233
  to illness or disability

                                          Economic and Human Development Projects and Programmes

      Proposed Interventions

 Developed economy               Economies of the poor           Economic bridges              Social package                      Social capital
 o Destination    brand          o Informal         trade        o Enabling business                                               Community development
     management     and              support                         environment                                                   especially for vulnerable
     marketing                                                                                                                     groups
 o Sector Support                o
(Source: Economic and Human Development Strategy Document September 2005)


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                                                                              Business

     Formal and Informal business
      o 1 980 Formally RSC Levy registered businesses
      o Employing approximately 17 146 formal employees
           (Source: RSC Levy, January 2005 Extract)
      o     57 Demarcated Informal Trading Bays
            -Woodstock
      o     35% of this ward is zoned as commercial land
      o     20% of this ward is zoned as industrial land
            (Source: Planning 2002)




                                                                           Service Profile

Services
o 7 Schools                                                                              o   Type of fuel used for lighting
o 4 Libraries                                                                                - Electricity – 98.71%
o 6 Taxi Terminus                                                                        o   Access to water
o 3 Bus Terminus                                                                             - Piped water inside dwelling – 93.03%
o 1 Railway Station                                                                      o   Type of refuse removal
o 4 Clinics                                                                                  - Removed by local authority at least once a week – 98.54%
(Source: Different City Departments and Statistics South Africa)                         o   Type of sanitation
                                                                                             -Flush toilet (connected to sewerage system) – 95.06%




                                                         Other Council Programmes
o     Grand Parade Revitalisation(City Spatial Development)
o     Salt River/Woodstock Urban Upgrade
      (City Spatial Development Project)
      IDP Programme Improving Settlement Planning
o     Cape Town CBD Upgrade Pedestrian Links(City Spatial Development)
o     CTCBD Station Square(Economic and Human Development)

                                                              Metro and Regional Context and Initiatives

o     No Current Provincial Government Initiatives




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                              BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT

                                               Members

                        1.Zolile Siswana – Director       6. Hilda Oosthuizen – Head: LAED Implementation & Monitoring
                 Zolile.siswana@capetown.gov.za                                      Hilda.oosthuizen@capetown.gov.za
                                  Tel: 021 483 9011                                                  Tel: 021 850 4167

         2. Anita Jenkinson – PA Zolile Siswana                 7.     Shirley Alexander – LAED Area Coordinator – Central
              Anita.jenkinson@capetown.gov.za                                                                      District
                            Tel: (021) 438 9015                                        Shirley.Alexander@capetown.gov.za
                                                                                                        Tel: 021 918 2685
                3. Andiswa Pilisani – Secretary
             Andiswa.pilisani@capetown.gov.za            8.          Oscar Solomons – LAED Area Coordinator – North East
                             Tel: 021 483 9081                                                                    District
                                                                                       Oscar.Solomons@capetown.gov.za
            4.     Zimlo Lalendle - LAED Manager                                                      Tel: 021 918 2685
                 Zimlo.Lalendle@capetown.gov.za
                                Tel: 021 483 9403        9.                Wesley Paulse – LAED Coordinator – South East
                                                                                                                  District
5. Hanief Tiseker – Head LAED Policy & Strategy                                          Wesley.Paulse@capetown.gov.za
               Hanief.Tiseker@capetown.gov.za                                                         Tel: 021 918 2685
                             Tel: 021 483 9017
                                                               10. Zainu Gabriels – LAED Coordinator – South Peninsula
                                                                                                               District
                                                                                      Zainu.Gabriels@capetown.gov.za
                                                                                                    Tel: 021 710 8020

                                                                                                             Compiled by
                                                                                                 Shamiema Miller(Learner)
                                                                                                   Phumeza Sonti (Learner
                                                                                       Economic Information and Research
                                                                                        Economic and Human Development

                                                                                              Coach: Amanda van Eeden
                                                                                       Economic Information and Research
                                                                                        Economic and Human Development




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