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  • 196,580

  • 54,497

  • 7,4%

  • 79,1%

  • 91%

  • 82,4%

Chatsworth takes its name from the farm Chatsworth on which the suburb was developed. The farm itself was purchased in 1848 by Samuel Bennington and named by him after Chatsworth in Derbyshire, England. (GPS coordinates: 29.9214 S, 30.8922 E).

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  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population196,580
Young (0-14)20,6%
Working Age (15-64)72,5%
Elderly (65+)6,9%
Dependency ratio37,9
Sex ratio93,4
Population density4601 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,2%
Higher education aged 20+7,4%
Matric aged 20+40%
Number of households54,497
Average household size3,5
Female headed households37,5%
Formal dwellings83,2%
Housing owned/paying off59%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage82,4%
Weekly refuse removal94,9%
Piped water inside dwelling79,1%
Electricity for lighting91%

Place names

Ethekwini Municipality