Businesses in Bloemfontein

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 20.4%
 Professional Services: 11.7%
 Industry: 7.5%
 Education: 7.3%
 Restaurants: 6.5%
 Hotels & Travel: 6.3%
 Automotive: 5.9%
 Home Services: 5.9%
 Other: 28.4%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts1474.10.3
Car repair3444.20.7
Gas stations1003.90.2
New car dealers1234.10.3
Beauty salons1404.30.3
Public administration1003.30.2
Higher education (colleges and universities)1124.00.2
Loan companies2653.70.5
Grocery stores and supermarkets2103.90.4
Apartments963.90.2
General contractors1794.10.4
Real estate1333.90.3
Other accommodation3644.10.7
Construction of buildings994.00.2
Wholesale of machinery1344.10.3
Health and medical5264.21.1
Hospitals1353.60.3
Corporate management1014.20.2
Lawyers legal1164.10.2
Churches1314.60.3
Fast food restaurants903.70.2
Clothing stores2053.90.4
Electronics stores2053.90.4
Hardware stores1524.10.3
Household appliances and goods1674.20.3
Pharmacies and drug stores1043.90.2
Shopping other1154.00.2
Area of Bloemfontein, Free State (province)236.2 km²
Population489,731
Male Population238,957 (48.8%)
Female Population250,775 (51.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +132%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +21%
Median Age27.1
Male Median Age26.4
Female Median Age27.8
Area Codes51
NeighborhoodsBloemfontein Central, Brandwag, CBD, Dan Pienaar, Fichardt Park, Hamilton, Langenhoven Park, Oranjesig, Universitas, Westdene, Willows
Local TimeSunday 2:55 PM
TimezoneSouth Africa Standard Time
Weather18.7°C clear sky
Lat & Lng-29.12107° / 26.214°
Postal Codes93009301930593069310More

Bloemfontein, Free State (province) - Map

Bloemfontein, Free State (province) Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population211,082324,721404,810489,731
Population Density893.8 / km²1,374 / km²1,714 / km²2,073 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bloemfontein Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 21% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Bloemfontein, Free State (province)+132%+50.8%+21%
Mangaung+130.4%+50.8%+20.9%
Free State+29.9%+7.4%-0.4%
South Africa+111.9%+48.1%+21.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bloemfontein, Free State (province) Median Age

Median Age: 27.1 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Bloemfontein, Free State (province)27.1 years27.8 years26.4 years
Mangaung28 years29 years26.9 years
Free State25.6 years26.6 years24.6 years
South Africa25.4 years26.3 years24.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Bloemfontein, Free State (province) Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 523,09222,93146,023
5-919,72219,49539,218
10-1418,61418,19036,804
15-1921,32022,33443,655
20-2429,43928,53557,974
25-2926,33124,51650,848
30-3421,68919,60841,298
35-3918,41118,55836,970
40-4415,71816,81332,532
45-4911,92914,19126,121
50-5410,06311,80721,871
55-597,3359,74017,076
60-645,6487,71613,364
65-693,8065,4349,240
70-742,6724,3477,019
75-791,5483,0174,565
80-848831,8652,749
85 Plus7371,6752,413
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Bloemfontein, Free State (province) Population Density

Population Density: 2,073 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Bloemfontein, Free State (province)489,731236.2 km²2,073 / km²
Mangaung304,397104.8 km²2,903 / km²
Free State2.7 million129,825.2 km²21.2 / km²
South Africa54.3 million1,219,846.5 km²44.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bloemfontein, Free State (province) Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1900 to 2100
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Bloemfontein
 Area Code 51: 77.2%
 Area Code 7: 8.8%
 Area Code 82: 6.6%
 Other: 7.4%

Business distribution by price for Bloemfontein, Free State (province)

 Inexpensive: 56%
 Moderate: 33.7%
 Expensive: 7.4%
 Very Expensive: 2.8%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Bloemfontein, Free State (province) CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Bloemfontein, Free State (province)4,262,254 t8.7 t18,047 t/km²
Mangaung2,713,997 t8.92 t25,884 t/km²
Free State17,793,023 t6.47 t137.1 t/km²
South Africa358,473,407 t6.6 t293.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Bloemfontein, Free State (province) CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)4,262,254 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita8.7 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)18,047 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (5)
EarthquakeLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
9/15/176:31 AM4.458 km5,000 m58km S of Bloemfontein, South Africausgs.gov

Bloemfontein, Free State (province)

Bloemfontein (English pronunciation: /ˈbluːmfɒnˌteɪn/ or /ˈbloʊmfɒnˌtaɪn/; Afrikaans pronunciation: [ˈblumfɔntəi̯n]; Afrikaans and Dutch for "fountain of flowers" or "blooming fountain") is the capital city of the province of Free State of South Afri..  ︎  Bloemfontein Wikipedia Page

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Bloemfontein
 Postal Code 9301: 83.1%
 Postal Code 9300: 6.3%
 Other: 10.7%

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