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Hartbeestfontein A

Quick Fact
  • 26,337

  • 6,419

  • 1,6%

  • 10,7%

  • 98,3%

  • 29,2%

Hartbeestfontein A is situated right next to the Hex River. Hartebeestfontein is Afrikaans for 'hartebeest fountain' or 'hartebeest spring'. The hartebeest is a type of antelope. (GPS coordinates: 25.4355 S, 27.4887 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 population26,337
Young (0-14)33,5%
Working Age (15-64)61,7%
Elderly (65+)4,8%
Dependency ratio62,1
Sex ratio90,3
Population density2705 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+12,9%
Higher education aged 20+1,6%
Matric aged 20+24,1%
Number of households6,419
Average household size4
Female headed households47,5%
Formal dwellings53,3%
Housing owned/paying off7,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage29,2%
Weekly refuse removal92,2%
Piped water inside dwelling10,7%
Electricity for lighting98,3%

Place names

Rustenburg Municipality