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  • 79,786

  • 29,855

  • 5,2%

  • 33,9%

  • 88%

  • 84,2%

Boitekong is a township that was approved for development in September 1992. Its name is Tswana for 'place where people make an effort'. (GPS coordinates: 25.6156 S, 27.2883 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 population79,786
Young (0-14)27,2%
Working Age (15-64)71,8%
Elderly (65+)1%
Dependency ratio39,2
Sex ratio115,4
Population density5541 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5,9%
Higher education aged 20+5,2%
Matric aged 20+32,3%
Number of households29,855
Average household size2,6
Female headed households26,7%
Formal dwellings69,2%
Housing owned/paying off40,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage84,2%
Weekly refuse removal79,8%
Piped water inside dwelling33,9%
Electricity for lighting88%

Place names

Rustenburg Municipality