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Quick Fact ......
  • 5,243

  • 1,987

  • 2,6%

  • 3,7%

  • 2,6%

  • 1,3%

Itsoseng is a word that means 'wake yourself up' or 'stand on your own'. (GPS coordinates: 26.0114 S, 27.9206 E).

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  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.
  • Literal translation

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population5,243
Young (0-14)22,9%
Working Age (15-64)76,3%
Elderly (65+)0,8%
Dependency ratio31
Sex ratio130,8
Population density8973 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5%
Higher education aged 20+2,6%
Matric aged 20+32,7%
Number of households1,987
Average household size2,1
Female headed households28,8%
Formal dwellings4,7%
Housing owned/paying off41,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage1,3%
Weekly refuse removal81,3%
Piped water inside dwelling3,7%
Electricity for lighting2,6%

Place names

City of Johannesburg Municipality