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  • 42,554

  • 12,375

  • 9,9%

  • 77%

  • 79,6%

  • 80,4%

Tongaat is located in Ethekwini, within the province of KwaZulu-Natal. (GPS coordinates: 29.5645 S, 31.1174 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population42,554
Young (0-14)20,8%
Working Age (15-64)73,1%
Elderly (65+)6,1%
Dependency ratio36,8
Sex ratio93,3
Population density3631 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5,7%
Higher education aged 20+9,9%
Matric aged 20+40%
Number of households12,375
Average household size3,3
Female headed households33,6%
Formal dwellings80,7%
Housing owned/paying off57,3%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage80,4%
Weekly refuse removal92,9%
Piped water inside dwelling77%
Electricity for lighting79,6%

Place names

Ethekwini Municipality