[South Africa] Census of Agriculture 1988, Statistics on a Regional Basis, Development Regions A, B and D (Cape Province); Landbousensus 1988 Statistieke op'n Streeksbasis Ontwikkelingstreke A, B, en D (Kaapprovinsie)

Cover South Africa 1988 Cape Province


CSS Report 11-02-02 (1988); SSD-Verslag 11-02-02 (1988), Pretoria, South Africa: Republic of South Africa, Central Statistical Service, (June 1993)


This report contains the complete results for the national development regions A, B and D (Cape Province) of the census on agriculture for South Africa undertaken in respect of 1988.


  • Farming Units: Number, Area
  • Employment: Working Proprietors/Tenants and Family Members, Paid Employees
  • Employees' Remuneration: Wages, Salaries and Bonuses, Payments in Kind
  • Gross Income from Agricultural Products:  Field Crop Products, Horticultural Products, Animals and Animal Products, Forestry Products
  • Expenditures:  Current, Capital (Equipment Purchased New, Used; New Buildings Erected; New Development Work Undertaken)
  • Market Value of Farming Assets: Land and Improvements, Vehicles/Machinery/Equipment and Tools, Animals and Poultry
  • Farming Debt: Type of Creditors, Type of Obligation
  • Type of Farming Enterprise: Individual, Partnership, Company, Close Corporation, Co-operative, Provincial and Local Authority, Central Authority
  • Farming Unit Size Groups, Employment Size Groups, Income Size Groups
  • Dominant Branches of Farming: Field Crops, Horticulture, Animals, Forestry, Mixed
  • Revenue and Farming Unit Size Groups
  • Farmers: Number, Kind, Age and Highest Qualification (Education)
  • Farming Units: Value, Land Utilisation (Irrigation, Dry Land, Planted Pasture, Natural Pasture, Commercial Forest)
  • Numbers by:  Africans/Blacks, Coloureds, Indians/Asians, Whites
  • Gross Income Earned from Agricultural Products: Sales of Livestock, Milk and Cream, Wool/Pelts/Fur/Mohair, Forestry Products,
  • Volume and Value of Agricultural Production: Planted, Production, Quantity and Value Sold, Area Grazed/Turned into Hay or Ensilaged
  • Livestock Quantity and Value, Numbers
  • Livestock Products Value and Quantity: Wool, Pelts and Fur, Mohair, Milk and Cream, Ostrich Feathers, Chicken Eggs
  • Animal and Animal Products Quantity and Value:  Wild/Game Animals, Freshwater Fish, Honey
  • Current Expenditures: Seed and Plant Material, Stock and Poultry Feed, Fertilisers, Packing Materials, Remedies for Combatting Diseases and Pests, Transport, Veterinary Services, Repairs/Maintenanace, Fuel/Light or Power, Licence Fees, Insurance Premiums, Tax, Interest, Rental, Rations

Crops: Summer Cereals, Winter Cereals, Fodder Crops,  Legumes, Potatoes and Vegetables, Fruit, Citrus, Subtropical Fruit, Deciduous Fruit, Tea, Maize, Grain Sorghum, Wheat, Barley, Oats, Lucerne, Teff, Dry Beans, Tobacco,

Potatoes, Tomatoes, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Onions, Beetroot, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes,  Green Beans, Green Mealies, Pumpkins, Watermelons and Melons, Oranges, Guavas, Grandillas, Pawpaws, Kiwi Fruits, Dates, Apples, Pears, Peaches, Plums and Prunes, Apricots, Table-grapes, Wine-grapes, Nuts, Macadamia Nuts, Pecan Nuts, Coffee, Groundnuts, Sunflower Seeds, Dry Peas, Cotton, Dry-grapes, Lemons, Pineapples, Walnuts

Livestock: Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Pigs, Chickens, Ostriches, Dairy Cattle, Horses, Mules, Donkeys, Turkeys, Ducks and Geese

Regions: Cape, Wynberg, Simons Town, Bellville, Stellenbosch, Kuilsvier(River), Somerset-wes(West), Strand, Paarl, Wellington, Caledon, Hermanus, Bredasdorp, Swellendam, Heidelberg, Knysna, George, Mossel Bay, Riversdale, Uniondale, Dudtshoorn, Calitzdorp, Ladismith, Worcester, Ceres, Tulbagh, Robertson, Montagu, Malmesbury, Hopefield, Piketberg, Vredenburg, Moorreesburg, Clanwilliam, Vrendendal, Vanrnynsdorp, Namaqualand,  Beaufort-West, Fraserburg, Laingsburg, Prince Albert, Victoria West, Murraysburg, Calvinia, Sutherland, Williston, Development Regions, Prieska, Carnarvon, Hopetown, Britstown, De Aar, Philipstown, Richmond, Hanover, Colesberg, Noupoort, Gordonia, Kenhardt, Hay, Herbert, Barkly-West, Warrenton, Hartswater, Kimberley, Kuruman, Postmasburg, Vryburg, Zastron, Rouxville, Bethulie, Lady Grey, Allwal-North, Albert, Venterstad, Steynsburg, Barkly-East, Wodehouse, Indwe, Elliot, Maclear, Komga, Stutterheim, Cathcart, Queenstown, Tarka, Sterkstroom, Molteno, East London, King William's Town, Albany, Alexandria, Bathurst, Fort Beaufort, Adelaide, Bedford, Hofmeyr, Middelburg, Cradock, Somerset-East, Kirkwood, Aberdeen, Graaff-Reinet, Pearston, Jansenville, Steytlerville, Willowmore, Joubertina, Humansdorp, Hankey, Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage