Businesses in Potchefstroom

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 20.4%
 Professional Services: 10%
 Home Services: 7.9%
 Industry: 7.1%
 Education: 6.9%
 Restaurants: 6.6%
 Hotels & Travel: 5.8%
 Food: 5.3%
 Other: 30%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts304.21.6
Car repair974.25.0
Gas stations293.91.5
Beauty salons624.43.2
Hairdressers434.62.2
Higher education (colleges and universities)484.22.5
Preschools and kindergartens334.31.7
Primary and elementary schools404.12.1
Atm's303.91.6
Loan companies754.03.9
Grocery stores and supermarkets764.14.0
Apartments903.94.7
General contractors414.22.1
Real estate813.94.2
Other accommodation1034.05.4
Wholesale of machinery324.21.7
Health and medical1304.36.8
Hospitals343.81.8
Lawyers legal604.33.1
Churches504.52.6
Bars, pubs and taverns354.21.8
Clothing stores794.14.1
Electronics stores673.93.5
Furniture stores414.12.1
Hardware stores534.22.8
Household appliances and goods474.02.4
Mobile phone stores312.01.6
Pharmacies and drug stores594.23.1
Shopping other324.11.7
Area of Potchefstroom, North West (South African province)185.4 km²
Population19,224
Male Population8,709 (45.3%)
Female Population10,515 (54.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +219.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +37.3%
Median Age25.2
Male Median Age25.5
Female Median Age24.9
Area Codes18
NeighborhoodsBaillie Park, Ikageng, Potchefstroom, Potchindustria
Local TimeThursday 2:09 PM
TimezoneSouth Africa Standard Time
Lat & Lng-26.71667° / 27.1°
Postal Codes25202522252325252526More

Potchefstroom, North West (South African province) - Map

Potchefstroom, North West (South African province) Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population6,01110,33213,99919,224
Population Density32.4 / km²55.7 / km²75.5 / km²103.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Potchefstroom Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 37.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Potchefstroom, North West (South African province)+219.8%+86.1%+37.3%
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

Potchefstroom, North West (South African province) Median Age

Median Age: 25.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Potchefstroom, North West (South African province)25.2 years24.9 years25.5 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)

Potchefstroom, North West (South African province) Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5382393776
5-9349338687
10-14437508946
15-199561,4782,435
20-242,1532,6004,754
25-297787251,503
30-34491465956
35-394775691,046
40-444815371,018
45-49359463823
50-54405467873
55-59339454794
60-64312389701
65-69274368642
70-74221317538
75-79148232380
80-84104128232
85 Plus4584129
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Potchefstroom, North West (South African province) Population Density

Population Density: 103.7 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Potchefstroom, North West (South African province)19,224185.4 km²103.7 / 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

Potchefstroom, North West (South African province) Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1890 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.

Neighborhoods

Business Distribution by neighborhood in Potchefstroom
 Potchefstroom: 62.9%
 Potchindustria: 12.5%
 Baillie Park: 6.4%
 Other: 18.2%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Potchefstroom
 Area Code 18: 76.6%
 Area Code 7: 10%
 Area Code 82: 6.4%
 Other: 7%

Business distribution by price for Potchefstroom, North West (South African province)

 Inexpensive: 53.2%
 Moderate: 38.9%
 Expensive: 7.1%
 Very Expensive: 0.8%

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

Potchefstroom, North West (South African province) CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Potchefstroom, North West (South African province)153,984 t8.01 t830.6 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

Potchefstroom, North West (South African province) CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)153,984 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita8.01 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)830.6 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.
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.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
10/26/1810:39 PM4.330.2 km5,000 m26km ESE of Stilfontein, South Africausgs.gov
4/19/186:27 PM4.536.1 km5,000 m7km SSE of Stilfontein, South Africausgs.gov
6/12/174:53 PM437.4 km5,000 m6km SSE of Stilfontein, South Africausgs.gov
4/2/178:08 PM5.236.6 km5,000 m7km SSE of Stilfontein, South Africausgs.gov
10/30/1610:59 PM4.535.5 km5,000 m9km SSE of Stilfontein, South Africausgs.gov
8/25/168:44 AM4.537.9 km5,000 m12km SSW of Carletonville, South Africausgs.gov
2/5/154:48 PM4.327.4 km5,000 m27km S of Potchefstroom, South Africausgs.gov
10/28/146:55 AM4.538.5 km5,000 m15km SSE of Stilfontein, South Africausgs.gov
8/31/149:11 AM4.636.4 km5,000 m14km WSW of Carletonville, South Africausgs.gov
8/30/142:08 PM4.731.7 km5,000 m12km SE of Stilfontein, South Africausgs.gov

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Potchefstroom, North West (South African province)

Potchefstroom is an academic city in the North West Province of South Africa. It hosts the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University. It is situated on the banks of the Mooirivier (Afrikaans for "pretty (or beautiful) river"), roughly 120 km ..  ︎  Potchefstroom Wikipedia Page

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Potchefstroom
 Postal Code 2531: 55.4%
 Postal Code 2520: 35.6%
 Other: 8.9%

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