Main Place


Quick Fact
  • 73,295

  • 20,958

  • 4,9%

  • 55,8%

  • 89,4%

  • 88,9%

Duduza means 'soothing place' or 'place of consolation and comfort' and was established in 1964 when black families from Charterston were resettled there. (GPS coordinates: 26.382 S, 28.4009 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 population73,295
Young (0-14)29%
Working Age (15-64)67%
Elderly (65+)3,9%
Dependency ratio49,2
Sex ratio97,3
Population density6525 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+7,5%
Higher education aged 20+4,9%
Matric aged 20+28,6%
Number of households20,958
Average household size3,5
Female headed households39,1%
Formal dwellings71,9%
Housing owned/paying off56,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage88,9%
Weekly refuse removal98%
Piped water inside dwelling55,8%
Electricity for lighting89,4%

Place names

Ekurhuleni Municipality