Businesses in Orkney, North West


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 26.3%
 Education: 9.1%
 Industry: 7.3%
 Professional Services: 7.1%
 Financial Services: 6.7%
 Food: 6.2%
 Restaurants: 5.3%
 Automotive: 5%
 Religion: 4.9%
 Other: 22%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts74.40.8
Car repair123.71.3
Gas stations73.60.8
Preschools and kindergartens93.91.0
Primary and elementary schools63.60.6
Secondary education63.90.6
Loan companies265.02.8
Grocery stores and supermarkets124.21.3
General contractors124.51.3
Other accommodation73.80.8
Health and medical123.31.3
Bars, pubs and taverns73.80.8
Clothing stores83.80.9
Furniture stores114.61.2
Household appliances and goods114.31.2
Shopping other54.10.5
Area of Orkney, North West8.1 km²
Male Population4,836 (51.9%)
Female Population4,477 (48.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +84.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +13.4%
Median Age32.3
Male Median Age32.7
Female Median Age31.8
NeighborhoodsEastleigh, Kanana, Orkney
Local TimeTuesday 5:40 AM
TimezoneSouth Africa Standard Time
Lat & Lng-26.98023° / 26.67272°

Orkney, North West - Map

Orkney, North West Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density620.1 / km²853.5 / km²1,010 / km²1,145 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Orkney, North West Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 13.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Orkney, North West+84.7%+34.2%+13.4%
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

Orkney, North West Median Age

Median Age: 32.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Orkney, North West32.3 years31.8 years32.7 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)

Orkney, North West Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5339320660
85 Plus41924
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Orkney, North West Population Density

Population Density: 1,145 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Orkney, North West9,3138.1 km²1,145 / 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

Orkney, North West Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1870 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 Orkney, North West
 Orkney: 74.2%
 Kanana: 15.4%
 Eastleigh: 5.4%
 Other: 5%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Orkney, North West
 Area Code 18: 71.5%
 Area Code 7: 12.9%
 Other: 15.6%

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

Orkney, North West CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Orkney, North West73,642 t7.91 t9,057 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

Orkney, North West CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)73,642 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita7.91 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)9,057 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (4)
* 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
4/22/171:50 PM4.58.1 km5,000 m8km S of Orkney, South
8/8/148:06 AM4.68.4 km5,000 m8km NE of Orkney, South
8/5/143:22 AM5.43.4 km5,000 m3km ESE of Orkney, South
3/16/097:05 AM58.7 km2,000 mSouth
7/7/087:14 AM3.78 km5,000 mSouth
4/23/0710:42 AM3.87.9 km2,000 mSouth
4/10/071:43 AM4.15.3 km2,000 mSouth
6/26/067:55 AM4.18.6 km5,000 mSouth
4/29/061:57 PM4.73 km5,000 mSouth
1/29/063:55 PM4.57.2 km5,000 mSouth

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Orkney, North West

Orkney is a gold mining town situated in the Klerksdorp district of the North West province, South Africa. It lies on the banks of the Vaal River approximately 180 km from Johannesburg near the N12 (national road from Johannesburg to George).   ︎  Orkney, North West Wikipedia Page

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Orkney, North West
 Postal Code 2619: 68.2%
 Postal Code 2620: 26.9%
 Other: 4.9%

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