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Quick Fact
  • 1,158

  • 414

  • 4,8%

  • 6%

  • 96,4%

  • 2,2%

Shakung is named after a tree called Leshaku. The word is Setswana. (GPS coordinates: 25.3391 S, 27.908 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population1,158
Young (0-14)24,8%
Working Age (15-64)60,5%
Elderly (65+)14,7%
Dependency ratio65,2
Sex ratio88,6
Population density155 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,1%
Higher education aged 20+4,8%
Matric aged 20+29,1%
Number of households414
Average household size2,8
Female headed households49,8%
Formal dwellings85%
Housing owned/paying off73,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage2,2%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling6%
Electricity for lighting96,4%

Place names

Madibeng Municipality