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Quick Fact
  • 46,147

  • 15,552

  • 10,8%

  • 54,3%

  • 87,3%

  • 95,4%

Kaalfontein is Afrikaans for 'bare spring' and probably refers to a spring that lacks vegetation. (GPS coordinates: 25.9887 S, 28.1746 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 population46,147
Young (0-14)26,9%
Working Age (15-64)72,6%
Elderly (65+)0,5%
Dependency ratio37,8
Sex ratio108,5
Population density9302 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5,3%
Higher education aged 20+10,8%
Matric aged 20+38%
Number of households15,552
Average household size2,7
Female headed households31,7%
Formal dwellings90,3%
Housing owned/paying off21,7%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage95,4%
Weekly refuse removal98,6%
Piped water inside dwelling54,3%
Electricity for lighting87,3%

Place names

City of Johannesburg Municipality