Businesses in Brits, North West


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 26.1%
 Industry: 8%
 Professional Services: 8%
 Food: 6.5%
 Education: 6.1%
 Restaurants: 5.8%
 Automotive: 5.7%
 Financial Services: 5.6%
 Hotels & Travel: 5.5%
 Medical: 5.3%
 Other: 17.4%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts444.05.1
Car repair954.111.0
Gas stations234.02.7
New car dealers214.12.4
Tires and batteries204.12.3
Beauty salons284.33.2
Public administration252.22.9
Preschools and kindergartens554.06.4
Primary and elementary schools424.14.9
Loan companies703.88.1
Grocery stores and supermarkets593.96.8
General contractors304.13.5
Real estate304.03.5
Other accommodation624.17.2
Construction of buildings203.92.3
Wholesale of construction supplies263.63.0
Wholesale of machinery374.14.3
Health and medical944.110.9
Lawyers legal243.42.8
Clothing stores573.86.6
Department stores273.73.1
Electronics stores464.25.3
Furniture stores324.23.7
Hardware stores313.83.6
Household appliances and goods404.24.6
Mobile phone stores223.52.6
Pharmacies and drug stores333.53.8
Shoe stores204.22.3
Shopping other293.93.4
Area of Brits, North West114.7 km²
Male Population4,374 (50.7%)
Female Population4,246 (49.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +414.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +62%
Median Age32.7
Male Median Age32.1
Female Median Age33.4
Area Codes12
NeighborhoodsBrits, CBD, Primindia
Local TimeTuesday 7:17 AM
TimezoneSouth Africa Standard Time
Lat & Lng-25.63473° / 27.78022°
Postal Codes0250

Brits, North West - Map

Brits, North West Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density14.6 / km²30.4 / km²46.4 / km²75.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Brits, North West Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 62% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Brits, North West+414.6%+147.2%+62%
North West+134.1%+56.1%+24.9%
South Africa+111.9%+48.1%+21.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Brits, North West Median Age

Median Age: 32.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Brits, North West32.7 years33.4 years32.1 years
North West25.8 years26.1 years25.6 years
South Africa25.4 years26.3 years24.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Brits, North West Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5301330632
85 Plus132337
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Brits, North West Population Density

Population Density: 75.2 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Brits, North West8,620114.7 km²75.2 / km²
North West3.7 million104,881.7 km²35.4 / 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

Brits, North West Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1900 to 2100
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,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Brits, North West
 Brits: 64.2%
 Primindia: 6.9%
 CBD: 6.6%
 Other: 22.2%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Brits, North West
 Area Code 12: 72.6%
 Area Code 7: 12.2%
 Area Code 82: 6.6%
 Other: 8.6%

Business distribution by price for Brits, North West

 Moderate: 52.5%
 Inexpensive: 37.7%
 Expensive: 8.2%
 Very Expensive: 1.6%

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

Brits, North West CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Brits, North West67,911 t7.88 t592.1 t/km²
North West23,158,264 t6.24 t220.8 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

Brits, North West CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)67,911 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita7.88 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)592.1 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (5)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
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.
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).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
2/28/198:56 PM4.971.4 km5,000 m6km WSW of Soweto, South
2/20/189:23 AM4.577.2 km5,000 m7km SSW of Soweto, South
1/23/1811:47 AM4.471.6 km5,000 m4km WSW of Soweto, South
2/7/176:02 AM4.476.7 km5,000 m7km WNW of Westonaria, South
7/12/158:39 AM4.221.3 km5,000 m21km NW of Brits, South
11/17/1311:53 PM4.367.1 km5,000 m8km WSW of Johannesburg, South
4/25/985:50 PM4.544.1 km5,000 mSouth
2/29/969:34 PM4.471.4 km10,000 mSouth
2/15/9410:53 PM3.471.6 km5,000 mSouth
10/25/939:34 PM4.371.4 km5,000 mSouth

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Brits, North West

Brits is a large town situated in a fertile, citrus, vegetable and grain-producing area that is irrigated by the waters of the Hartbeespoort Dam in North West Province of South Africa. It is close to the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality in G..  ︎  Brits, North West Wikipedia Page

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