Main Place

GaMogopa

Quick Fact
  • 2,856

  • 750

  • 3%

  • 1,9%

  • 97,3%

  • 2,3%

GaMogopa is a Tswana name meaning 'a place where water is dug for'. The settlement was founded in 1910 by Chief Johannes Mogale More. (GPS coordinates: 26.1045 S, 26.8262 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Characteristics
Total population2,856
Young (0-14)32,1%
Working Age (15-64)59,5%
Elderly (65+)8,4%
Dependency ratio68,1
Sex ratio135,2
Population density1137 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+7,7%
Higher education aged 20+3%
Matric aged 20+18,8%
Number of households750
Average household size3,8
Female headed households38,8%
Formal dwellings82,3%
Housing owned/paying off91,3%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage2,3%
Weekly refuse removal0,3%
Piped water inside dwelling1,9%
Electricity for lighting97,3%

Place names

Ventersdorp Municipality