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Ivory Park

Quick Fact
  • 184,383

  • 68,299

  • 4,1%

  • 26%

  • 88,1%

  • 87,9%

Ivory Park derives its name from the farm on which it was established. The farm name was Olifantsfontein, which is 'elephant fountain' in Afrikaans, and ivory is associated with elephants. The name for Ivory Park was approved in 1988. (GPS coordinates: 25.9972 S, 28.1954 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 population184,383
Young (0-14)24,5%
Working Age (15-64)74,5%
Elderly (65+)1%
Dependency ratio34,2
Sex ratio118,1
Population density20020 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5,6%
Higher education aged 20+4,1%
Matric aged 20+32,9%
Number of households68,299
Average household size2,6
Female headed households25,9%
Formal dwellings64,1%
Housing owned/paying off20,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage87,9%
Weekly refuse removal96,8%
Piped water inside dwelling26%
Electricity for lighting88,1%

Place names

City of Johannesburg Municipality