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Onder Papegaaiberg

Quick Fact
  • 1,504

  • 483

  • 64,7%

  • 98,3%

  • 99,6%

  • 99,6%

Onder Papegaaiberg is Afrikaans for 'under the parrot mountain'. The name is derived from a late 17th century sport which involved shooting a wooden target that was shaped like a parrot. (GPS coordinates: 33.9373 S, 18.8354 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 population1,504
Young (0-14)10,6%
Working Age (15-64)69,3%
Elderly (65+)20%
Dependency ratio44,2
Sex ratio80,3
Population density846 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0,7%
Higher education aged 20+64,7%
Matric aged 20+26%
Number of households483
Average household size2,3
Female headed households36,3%
Formal dwellings99,4%
Housing owned/paying off68,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage99,6%
Weekly refuse removal99,2%
Piped water inside dwelling98,3%
Electricity for lighting99,6%

Place names

Stellenbosch Municipality