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Quick Fact
  • 115,802

  • 35,098

  • 11,6%

  • 51%

  • 89,9%

  • 90,6%

Kagiso was established in 1920 by squatters and ex-miners who had moved from nearby Luipaardsvlei. The word kagiso is Sotho for 'peaceful co-existence' or 'friendship'. (GPS coordinates: 26.1602 S, 27.7871 E).

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  • Simelane Kalumba P. 2012. Jabulani: A dictionary of South African names. Modjaji Books.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population115,802
Young (0-14)25%
Working Age (15-64)71,9%
Elderly (65+)3,1%
Dependency ratio39,1
Sex ratio100,5
Population density8173 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+3,4%
Higher education aged 20+11,6%
Matric aged 20+36,1%
Number of households35,098
Average household size3,2
Female headed households35,9%
Formal dwellings70,5%
Housing owned/paying off51,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage90,6%
Weekly refuse removal90,4%
Piped water inside dwelling51%
Electricity for lighting89,9%

Place names

Mogale City Municipality