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  • 54,953

  • 15,347

  • 3,7%

  • 68,1%

  • 93%

  • 86,6%

KwaDabeka is named after Chief Dabeka Ngcobo and was initially developed in the 1960s as a temporary settlement for migrant labour that served Pinetown and New Germany. (GPS coordinates: 29.7697 S, 30.9104 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population54,953
Young (0-14)26,9%
Working Age (15-64)70,1%
Elderly (65+)2,9%
Dependency ratio42,6
Sex ratio100,5
Population density4630 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+3,8%
Higher education aged 20+3,7%
Matric aged 20+41,1%
Number of households15,347
Average household size3,5
Female headed households43,2%
Formal dwellings95,3%
Housing owned/paying off44,7%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage86,6%
Weekly refuse removal92,7%
Piped water inside dwelling68,1%
Electricity for lighting93%

Place names

Ethekwini Municipality