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Quick Fact ......
  • 33,136

  • 10,014

  • 4,5%

  • 20,4%

  • 98,1%

  • 20,2%

Lawley was named after the Lieutenant-Governor of Transvaal from 1902 to 1906, Sir Arthur Lawley. (GPS coordinates: 26.3823 S, 27.807 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 population33,136
Young (0-14)31,6%
Working Age (15-64)66,9%
Elderly (65+)1,5%
Dependency ratio49,5
Sex ratio104,2
Population density5439 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,2%
Higher education aged 20+4,5%
Matric aged 20+32,5%
Number of households10,014
Average household size3,3
Female headed households31,2%
Formal dwellings28%
Housing owned/paying off48,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage20,2%
Weekly refuse removal78,2%
Piped water inside dwelling20,4%
Electricity for lighting98,1%

Place names

City of Johannesburg Municipality