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Cape Town city profile | city data
IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Public libraries1042018Library and Information Services - City of Cape Town
Other museums252018City of Cape Town
National museums14 2018Iziko Museums
Major concert halls4 2018City of Cape Town
Number of live music venues31 2018City of Cape Town
% of public green space (parks and gardens)24.0%2016City of Cape Town
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites5802018City of Cape Town: Heritage Resources Management
UNESCO World Heritage Sites22018UNESCO
Number of book titles published in the country in a year136,403 2016Publishsa onlineIncluding print and digital
Art galleries352018City of Cape Town
Cinemas122018Ster Kinekor/Nu Metro
Cinema screens1032018Ster Kinekor/Nu Metro
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population2.62018Ster Kinekor/Nu Metro
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year2222017Box Office Mojo
Film festivals122018Various online resources
Bookshops43 Various online resources
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population1.1Various online resources
Number of Michelin star restaurants02018Michelin Guide
Number of markets582018Cape Markets online
Festivals and celebrations412018City of Cape Town
Number of video games arcades62018City of Cape Town
Number of international tourists per year1,502,4862017City of Cape Town
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population37.5%2017City of Cape Town
Geographical area size, sq. km2,456 2016Statistics South Africa
% of total national country population living in the city7.2%2016Statistics South Africa
Number of households1,264,8492016Statistics South Africa
Average income per capita per year (ppp)$12,147 2016
GDP (ppp)(million)$29,189 2016City of Cape Town
Creative industries employment %2.0%2014Department of Arts and Culture (National Government) National Mapping Study
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls89 2018Vibescount
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population2.62018Library and Information Services - City of Cape Town
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)9.92018Library and Information Services - City of Cape Town
Community centres202City of Cape Town