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Quick Fact
  • 1,718

  • 368

  • 2,4%

  • 2,2%

  • 63,3%

  • 0%

Doornkop is a Dutch name that means 'thorn hill'. (GPS coordinates: 26.1762 S, 26.7982 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 population1,718
Young (0-14)39,9%
Working Age (15-64)52,4%
Elderly (65+)7,7%
Dependency ratio90,9
Sex ratio98,2
Population density1598 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+23%
Higher education aged 20+2,4%
Matric aged 20+8,7%
Number of households368
Average household size4,7
Female headed households49,6%
Formal dwellings19,6%
Housing owned/paying off96,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling2,2%
Electricity for lighting63,3%

Place names

Ventersdorp Municipality