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  • 11,220

  • 3,714

  • 5,9%

  • 14%

  • 97%

  • 13,2%

Moruleng is a name that refers to the Marula tree. It is said that this area was full of Marula trees, which were used as meeting places for the Bakgatla tribe. This area is the headquarters for the Bakgatla tribe. (GPS coordinates: 25.1704 S, 27.1727 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population11,220
Young (0-14)25,3%
Working Age (15-64)66,4%
Elderly (65+)8,3%
Dependency ratio50,5
Sex ratio102,2
Population density760 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+3%
Higher education aged 20+5,9%
Matric aged 20+36,3%
Number of households3,714
Average household size3
Female headed households42,6%
Formal dwellings90,7%
Housing owned/paying off70,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage13,2%
Weekly refuse removal61,5%
Piped water inside dwelling14%
Electricity for lighting97%

Place names

Moses Kotane Municipality