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Goudvlakte West

Quick Fact
  • 222

  • 84

  • 9,8%

  • 53%

  • 82,1%

  • 42,7%

Goudvlakte West is a gold mining area. The name Goudvlakte consists of two Afrikaans words: goud, meaning 'gold' and vlak, meaning 'flat'. (GPS coordinates: 26.2787 S, 27.3783 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

Characteristics
Total population222
Young (0-14)21,2%
Working Age (15-64)70,7%
Elderly (65+)8,1%
Dependency ratio41,4
Sex ratio161,2
Population density21 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+12,3%
Higher education aged 20+9,8%
Matric aged 20+31,9%
Number of households84
Average household size2,6
Female headed households18,1%
Formal dwellings97,6%
Housing owned/paying off26,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage42,7%
Weekly refuse removal13,3%
Piped water inside dwelling53%
Electricity for lighting82,1%

Place names

Merafong City Municipality