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  • 6,052

  • 2,308

  • 5,4%

  • 21,4%

  • 43%

  • 31%

Rietfontein is named after the farm Rietfontein, meaning 'reed spring' in Afrikaans. (GPS coordinates: 26.0331 S, 27.8737 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population6,052
Young (0-14)21,6%
Working Age (15-64)76,5%
Elderly (65+)2%
Dependency ratio30,8
Sex ratio124,9
Population density259 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+3,9%
Higher education aged 20+5,4%
Matric aged 20+27,6%
Number of households2,308
Average household size2,2
Female headed households26,9%
Formal dwellings64,8%
Housing owned/paying off13%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage31%
Weekly refuse removal15,7%
Piped water inside dwelling21,4%
Electricity for lighting43%

Place names

Mogale City Municipality