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  • 337,053

  • 123,767

  • 42,6%

  • 90,7%

  • 93,9%

  • 93%

Randburg takes its name from the South African monetary unit, the Rand, which in turn was derived from Witwatersrand. The town was proclaimed on 1 July 1959. (GPS coordinates: 26.1249 S, 27.9694 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population337,053
Young (0-14)19%
Working Age (15-64)73,3%
Elderly (65+)7,7%
Dependency ratio36,5
Sex ratio92,6
Population density2007 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,4%
Higher education aged 20+42,6%
Matric aged 20+31%
Number of households123,767
Average household size2,6
Female headed households38,3%
Formal dwellings93%
Housing owned/paying off50,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage93%
Weekly refuse removal96,2%
Piped water inside dwelling90,7%
Electricity for lighting93,9%

Place names

City of Johannesburg Municipality