Businesses in Taung

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Education: 47.6%
 Shopping: 16.8%
 Financial Services: 7.3%
 Other: 28.3%
Area of Taung, North West (South African province)9.3 km²
Population12,974
Male Population6,206 (47.8%)
Female Population6,768 (52.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +16.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -6.9%
Median Age24.9
Male Median Age22.4
Female Median Age27.1
NeighborhoodsTaung
Local TimeThursday 10:35 AM
TimezoneSouth Africa Standard Time
Lat & Lng-27.53113° / 24.78659°
Postal Codes85848597860586068607More

Taung, North West (South African province) - Map

Taung, North West (South African province) Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population11,14813,33213,94112,974
Population Density1,196 / km²1,431 / km²1,496 / km²1,392 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Taung Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 6.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Taung, North West (South African province)+16.4%-2.7%-6.9%
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

Taung, North West (South African province) Median Age

Median Age: 24.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Taung, North West (South African province)24.9 years27.1 years22.4 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)

Taung, North West (South African province) Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 57217221,444
5-97046431,347
10-146146201,234
15-197756651,440
20-246045111,116
25-294955321,027
30-34417439857
35-39339417756
40-44271337608
45-49265351616
50-54237296533
55-59186291478
60-64194263458
65-69142231373
70-74111187299
75-7965122188
80-843574110
85 Plus296797
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Taung, North West (South African province) Population Density

Population Density: 1,392 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Taung, North West (South African province)12,9749.3 km²1,392 / 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

Taung, North West (South African province) Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1870 to 2015
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 Taung
 Taung: 91.7%
 Kimberley: 4.2%
 West Rand: 4.2%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Taung
 Area Code 53: 93.8%
 Area Code 7: 4.2%
 Other: 2.1%

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

 Inexpensive: 33.3%
 Moderate: 33.3%
 Expensive: 33.3%

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

Taung, North West (South African province) CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Taung, North West (South African province)77,788 t6 t8,349 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

Taung, North West (South African province) CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)77,788 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita6 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)8,349 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtHigh (9)
* 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.

Taung, North West (South African province)

Taung is a small town situated in the North West Province of South Africa. The name means place of the lion and was named after Tau, the chief of the Tswana speaking Legoya or BaTaung tribe. Tau is the Tswana word for lion.   ︎  Taung Wikipedia Page

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Taung
 Postal Code 8584: 73.6%
 Postal Code 8580: 18.9%
 Other: 7.5%

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