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Diepsloot

Quick Fact
  • 138,329

  • 62,882

  • 2,8%

  • 18,4%

  • 61,2%

  • 74,1%

Diepsloot is Afrikaans for 'deep ditch', 'deep furrow' or 'deep gully'. The township was established in 1995 and was a transit settlement for individuals who had been moved from Zevenfontein. Formal development started in 1999. (GPS coordinates: 25.9379 S, 28.0185 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Characteristics
Total population138,329
Young (0-14)22%
Working Age (15-64)77,4%
Elderly (65+)0,7%
Dependency ratio29,3
Sex ratio119,8
Population density11532 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,3%
Higher education aged 20+2,8%
Matric aged 20+30,7%
Number of households62,882
Average household size2,1
Female headed households28,6%
Formal dwellings34,5%
Housing owned/paying off21%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage74,1%
Weekly refuse removal91,6%
Piped water inside dwelling18,4%
Electricity for lighting61,2%

Place names

City of Johannesburg Municipality