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  • 13,813

  • 4,390

  • 32,3%

  • 97,4%

  • 99,1%

  • 97,3%

Amanzimtoti is a name that means 'sweet water' or 'the water is sweet' in Zulu. The place was named after the Manzimtoti River. (GPS coordinates: 30.0496 S, 30.8782 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 population13,813
Young (0-14)18,1%
Working Age (15-64)70,3%
Elderly (65+)11,6%
Dependency ratio42,2
Sex ratio93,8
Population density1503 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0,5%
Higher education aged 20+32,3%
Matric aged 20+43,4%
Number of households4,390
Average household size2,7
Female headed households30,5%
Formal dwellings98,4%
Housing owned/paying off58%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage97,3%
Weekly refuse removal98,4%
Piped water inside dwelling97,4%
Electricity for lighting99,1%

Place names

Ethekwini Municipality