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Quick Fact
  • 2,708

  • 858

  • 12,3%

  • 92%

  • 96,4%

  • 96,8%

Welverdiend is Afrikaans for 'well earned' or 'well deserved'. (GPS coordinates: 26.3744 S, 27.2854 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 population2,708
Young (0-14)20%
Working Age (15-64)70,8%
Elderly (65+)9,2%
Dependency ratio41,2
Sex ratio99,7
Population density301 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,5%
Higher education aged 20+12,3%
Matric aged 20+38,9%
Number of households858
Average household size3,1
Female headed households24,9%
Formal dwellings97,7%
Housing owned/paying off54,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage96,8%
Weekly refuse removal91,2%
Piped water inside dwelling92%
Electricity for lighting96,4%

Place names

Merafong City Municipality